Monthly Archives: September 2013

The #5MinReview by @TeacherToolkit and @shaun_allison

The new ‘5 Minute Lesson Review’ produced by @TeacherToolkit and @shaun_allison, supports and encourages teachers to reflect on their own classroom practice. The template can also be used by a coach or mentor to help tease out reflection.  “Every teacher needs … Continue reading

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See it – Learn it

The 15 minute forum tonight was led by Chris Woodcock (@c_woddcock100).  As well as being a Deputy Headteacher, Chris is also teaches geography.  Over the last couple of years, he has been trying to develop strategies to support and challenge … Continue reading

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Student Led CPD – The Big 4

Following on from this great bit of CPD last year, the 15 minute forum tonight was led by 6 members of our brilliant Student Leadership Team.  Earlier in the week I had met and briefed them on what we as … Continue reading

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Growth Mindset Attributes

Following on from a previous article on growth mindset, it appears to be a topic that still holds a great deal of interest.  Of particular interest to me is how can Dweck’s ideas be used practically and effectively in a school to develop learning….and is there some way that … Continue reading

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Autumn 2013 forthcoming attractions

As we begin the second full week of the new school year, we have a number of CPD opportunities planned at DHS.  Read on and make some notes in your diary! 15 minute forums (15MF) The 15 minute programme was … Continue reading

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Educating Yorkshire

Occasional blogger and DHS drama teacher Lesley Graney shares her thoughts on Episode 1 of the new Channel 4 series. Read on……. If you read my last blog, you will know I don’t watch much television, but there are a few … Continue reading

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