Blog of the Week
In this blog Adam encourages us to think about the rationale behind particular teaching approaches that we might be looking to focus on.
You can find the ‘Blog of the Week’ archive here.
On Classteaching Blog
A summary of strategies that teachers can employ to prevent problems with behaviour
This blog looks at how we are implementing disciplinary reading here at Durrington
On Research School Blog
‘Do Now’ tasks are commonplace at the start of lessons these days. In this blog, Jack explores how they can be even more effective.
Other Useful Links
- In this post Paul Cline discusses whether our lessons should focus on making learning fun or making it stick.
- Here’s a video of Becky Francis and Marc Rowland discussing ‘Is it enough to close the disadvantaged gap?’
- Encouraging as many pupils as possible to talk in a lesson is really important. Tom Sherrington shares some strategies to do this, in this blog.
- In this TES article Laura May Rowlands how she ‘front loads’ knowledge, prior to teaching a challenge text.
- This interesting blog from the Inner Drive team, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of group work.
- Zach Groshell shares five research articles about assessment and feedback here.
- In this SecEd article Adam Riches shares some strategies to support pupil talk in the classroom.
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Next FREE CPD Twilight Webinar
- Theme: Disciplinary Reading
- Led by: Fran Haynes
- Date: Tuesday 11th May
- Time: 3.30pm-4.00pm