PiXL Quick Marking Techniques

Click on the link below for quick marking strategies from my training session on 22 November 2016 e.g. live marking in the lesson, targets,...

What Scrabble can teach us about Questioning

Let’s work on the premise that one way of offering differentiated learning tasks is to offer a choice of questions to learners, who can...

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...

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...

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...

More marking techniques

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

Boys Don’t Try – Rethinking Masculinity in Schools

Boys Don’t Try – Rethinking Masculinity in Schools Exploring gender differences in education forms a key part of the Sociology specification, in particular looking at...

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...

Headline: “Weak readers struggle more in maths than in English lit”

Further evidence of the importance of literacy on GCSE outcomes was published earlier this year with the conclusion that "Children who are weak readers...

Reflective Questioning

When getting students to REACT to a task, it is also worth considering getting them to REACT to their own thought process and what...