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...

Are Kahoot quizzes just a bit of fun?

I have used Kahoot as a fun quiz technique in my lessons for some time, however a recent discovery of the analysis function in...

Visible Learning, SOLO Taxonomy and Lego

How can you get through to the top students that they need to take more risks in their work, while at the same time...

Virtuous Errors: Reworking the language of ‘mistakes.’

Teachers have long since accepted that mistakes are critical to the learning experience, and that those learners who embrace the mistakes and see them...

‘Spatial’ vs. ‘temporal’ exam technique

Whilst studying for my own A-Levels I was given some advice that, without overstating the issue, completely repositioned my thought process of how to...

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...

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...

More marking techniques

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

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