Classroom Design: Considering the dynamics of desks

The image above, taken from a Victorian classroom, paints a very clear picture that whilst many aspects of education are unrecognisable from those of...

Revision Techniques

Many thanks to Becky for this week's ideas regarding revision. To download a copy of her (wonderfully pink) presentation see below. Revision Techniques Alternately what follows is summary...

Information vs Knowledge

What English teacher doesn’t like a good metaphor? In fact you could say the key to an English teacher’s heart is through a carefully...
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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...

Visual Timelines

Click to download a copy of the Visual Timeline It’s 3.30pm on a Monday afternoon, and you’re in a meeting. A meeting that you have...

Snakes, Ladders and Mark Schemes

I had recently written a post about the importance of understanding mark schemes and shared a tip about how to help students realise the...

Running and learning #4: Progress is Tough

*Note: Mental Health Awareness day was on Wednesday 10 October.  Progress is hard. I came last in the bleep test and I didn’t improve my 5km...

Reflections on Questioning

By S Clarke I decided to join the questioning strand of CPD training as I felt as a more experienced Teacher it was something I could...

Applying Bloom’s Taxonomy in the classroom

by G Gohil I wanted to improve my lessons and get more engagement in class and had heard of a new technique around called Solo...

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...

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