Your New Year’s Resolution!: Reward students for demonstrating the Haydon Value...

Rebecca Skertchly, Lead Practitioner Perseverance My son is four years old and started school in September. He had been learning phonics in nursery and continued in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

REACT in Design technology

R Vestey See below for the link to the T&L presentation of REACT in Design Technology lessons with some excellent examples of how REACT is...
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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...