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Diagnostics, Therapy, Test.

Many thanks to Caroline and Nathan who in last week’s briefing delivered an excellent explanation regarding the use of diagnostic and pre-testing exercises in...

Where have all the students’ questions gone?

In my quest to better understand the nature of effective questioning I’ve become more acutely aware of the scarcity of times when insightful questions...

Running and Learning #1: I have a MEG

I have a goal. I don’t call it a MEG but that is essentially what it is. I have a MEG of completing a...

A New Use for Desks!

By S Dyer I tried this out with my year 12 sociology class today after seeing it online. They had a question where they had to...

More marking techniques

Click on the link below for ideas from my training session on 22 November 2016 PiXL FEED FORWARD 2016      

Tip: Memorable Mark Scheme

In 1995 I was sitting my own GCSEs and two years later in 1997, my A-levels. At 6th form college I distinctly remember being...

WWIDD: Reflective Questioning

Albert Einstein remarked that the definition of insanity was ‘doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.’ And yet students...

Focus on the questions that matter

I think it would be fascinating to do a school wide study into how many questions students are presented with in every lesson. Admittedly...
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Using Google Drive

Using Google Docs/SMHW to easily share exam/revision resources with students   If you have useful exam resources for students on the school network and are looking for an easy way to...

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