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...

A little story of “why”… (and the science of elaboration and...

The story starts on a recent cold and very frosty morning in Rickmansworth - which incidentally really is one of the coldest towns in...

Advanced Growth Mindset

Advanced Growth Mindset Mark Fisher recently attended a conference on Advanced Growth Mindset at Vyners School and we got talking about how this approach to...

Learning Strategies in Remote Learning

The past 14 weeks have been an adjustment for us all. Trying to cope in this very unprecedented global pandemic has been a great...

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...

Teaching and Learning Fayre: Jan 2018

On Tuesday 23rd January, Haydon held its inaugural Teachmeet event, branded as the ‘Teaching and Learning Fayre’. The event was an opportunity to hear about...

Stopping Cues

A couple of years ago I was mentoring a year 11 student during their EPQ about the effect of technology and mental health. One...

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...

Hinge Questions: A Case for Closed Questions

Much talk about questioning in the classroom will focus on the dichotomy between closed questions being problematic and open questions as very much the...

React / Growth Mindset Posters

The links below allow you to download a copy of the React / Growth Mindset posters for display in your room, departments or faculty...