Blog of the week
In this very reflective blog, Helen identifies three ‘bad teacher habits’ she has and how she is planning to eliminate them.
Inspired by Mary Myatt, Ben explores the importance of focusing on the substance of our curriculum.
Zofia discusses how she has been shaping her questions to allow her to better understand the gaps in her pupils’ understanding
Other useful links
- Two new videos:
- Emma Turner on the interconnected curriculum – the difference between bricks and mortar.
- Elizabeth Bowling shares an approach to improving literacy through self-checking.
- Zoe Enser discusses why engagement can be a poor proxy for learning.
- Thamina Begum explores the challenges of breaking bad habits.
- Alex Quigley explains what we can do to help students understand the complex language of exams.
Date: 7th December
Title: Metacognitve questioning & modelling
Led by: Chris Runeckles
You can view the recordings from last year here:
We are looking to grow our team of Evidence Leads in Education (ELEs).
If you are passionate about evidence informed teaching and would like to work with the Durrington Research School team to support other school leaders in West Sussex, East Sussex and Brighton & Hove to use evidence to drive their school improvement, take a look here:
Please share with anyone who you think may be interested. Any questions, please email Shaun Allison – email@example.com