Monthly Archives: January 2013

An outstanding teacher…..

During an INSET session today a group of teachers from different subjects met in a ‘Learning Development Group’ to discuss outstanding teaching.  What does it look like and what do outstanding teachers do? I have tried to summarise the discussion here: They … Continue reading

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15 Minute Forum – Students as bloggers

Today Chloe Gardner, (@ChloeMuriel) led the 15 minute forum on how we have been developing the use of the student blog and the impact it has had on student learning and engagement. Our student blog was set up by Chloe and … Continue reading

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15 Minute Forum – Using Twitter

Lizzie Wolstenholme (PE/ Dance) @DHS_GCSEDance, led the 15 minute forum tonight on how she has used twitter to: (a) engage her students. (b) network with other teachers A number of DHS departments are now using twitter to interact with their … Continue reading

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New Year, New Term, New 15 Minute Forums….

As the new term is about to begin, this blog post below by Headteacher, John Tomsett (@johntomsett)  reminds us all why ongoing CPD to improve our classroom practice is so important. 15 minute forums sit perfectly with the spirit of this … Continue reading

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