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Marking

I’m on a mission this year to make marking across my faculty the best in school! Want to join me? Marking I want teachers across my faculty to mark in […]

Department meetings

New to a school? New to a Department or Faculty? Everyone is new at some point, don’t worry about it! Six years ago I was new in a Department, two […]

Appraisal Tips

    Have you set some professional target this year? Have you started the appraisal process yet? Here are 2 top tips for your appraisal so you walk into your meeting […]

Teach, Reflect, Doodle

What’s inside the doodle book for teachers.. The book This is ‘the’ doodle book for teachers – I designed it to act both as an inspiration for improving classroom practice […]

Teach, Reflect, Doodle pt1

September saw the release of Teach, Reflect, Doodle My 1st book for teachers has finally been published! Teach, Reflect, Doodle! (Available here ) It’s been over two years now since I […]

Teach Secondary Magazine product feature

Really short post to point teachers towards the recent feature in Teach Secondary magazine which discusses the rationale behind the design of my class room resources. Did I mention my […]

8 Ofsted tips

This post explores similar areas for improvement identified in Ofsted reports from schools across the country at various levels of grading.

Diary update

I've been asked to present at the upcoming Bloomsbury TeachMeetBooks FREE event - info on how you can sign up to attend here ...

Relax, take stock, rethink…

It’s the holiday season!   What are your plans? I’ll be spending the entire holiday with my family, they help me recharge my batteries, gain perspective and inspire new ideas. […]

New Marking Policy 2016

Rationale behind new marking policy explained and FREE downloads for you to use if you want to create a similar time saving marking and feedback policy.

Hour of Code 2015

FREE resource to accompany Hr of CODE activities in December (great if you're in an IT room before Xmas)

Planning a successful week

This post shares how I plan (on a Sunday) for the week ahead, and a FREE download of the resource I created to help me.

A calming space

This post covers how colouring might help calm some frustrated learners...

Life beyond levels

A simple start to assessing without levels - and directions to further reading and support online.

Progress is…

This post looks at two things: What is pupil progress? How do you evidence it in lessons and over time?

Teacher feedback

FREE teacher feedback resource designed to match the resources already on sale.

Coming soon…

Although #ValuableVocab is being updated on a regular basis I wanted to sign post my readers to some upcoming posts… Keep going – In light of the shocking ‘fall out’ […]

#ValuableVocab Day 10

#ValuableVocb Challenge your learners one word at a time – try using todays word in all your lessons today and see what impact it has! Join in the conversation on […]

#ValuableVocab Day 9

#ValuableVocb Challenge your learners one word at a time – try using todays word in all your lessons today and see what impact it has! Join in the conversation on […]

#ValuableVocab Day 8

#ValuableVocb Challenge your learners one word at a time – try using todays word in all your lessons today and see what impact it has! Join in the conversation on […]

#ValuableVocab Day 7

#ValuableVocb Challenge your learners one word at a time – try using todays word in all your lessons today and see what impact it has! Join in the conversation on […]

#ValuableVocab Day 6

#ValuableVocb Challenge your learners one word at a time – try using todays word in all your lessons today and see what impact it has! Join in the conversation on […]

#ValuableVocab Day 5

#ValuableVocb Challenge your learners one word at a time – try using todays word in all your lessons today and see what impact it has! Please follow and like us:

#ValuableVocab Day 4

#ValuableVocb Challenge your learners one word at a time – try using todays word in all your lessons today and see what impact it has! Please follow and like us:

#ValuableVocab Day 3

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#ValuableVocab day 2

This post is designed to help you improve teaching and learning one word at a time! #ValuableVocab We know the vocabulary linked to Blooms Taxonomy is important, we know that, […]

#ValuableVocab Day one

This post is designed to help you improve teaching and learning one word at a time! #ValuableVocab We know the vocabulary linked to Blooms Taxonomy is important, we know that, […]

Quick video tips all in one place

Quick tips This is a post to link readers to my 30 second (occasionally longer) teaching tip videos on FaceBook. The page is growing with every video added and being positively received […]

Teacher T-Shirts…

 I’ve put some designs together for fun t-shirts, depending on likes and requests I hope to make them available for summer time purchasing 🙂 — Please follow and like us:

NEW RESOURCE

Feedback and Reflection resource This resource is a template for you to print and create your own feedback and reflection slips to use in lessons. Print then on paper or […]

AFL – One way to use sticky notes…

Quick tip to make (some) AFL faster AFL doesn’t have to be about writing pages and page of feedback, sometimes for some comments you find you have to repeat often […]

AFL – tips for getting it done

It’s not rocket science, but (particularly) if you are a trainee, or NQT, just getting started with your assessments is a challenge. This 30second tip filled video is designed to […]

Challenge made easy

Add just 3 words to increase challenge A really easy start to increasing challenge in your lessons by just using 3 words more often. This 1st video gives you the […]

Peer Assessment Quick tip

Part of a new series of quick tips…. Peer Assessment and using vocabulary in class… View this video on YouTube & the FaceBook page where you can discuss Peer Assessment […]

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