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The Purple pen…

This video is a huge hit over on the FaceBook page, how to increase pupil engagement in reflective activities with just a pen….and possibly a feather!

Apprentice style feedback?

As I continue my quest to find ways of making AFL easy, effective and interesting I found myself inspired by the Apprentice UK last night (rare can one say that). […]

SUPER Sticker AFL resource

Avengers Assemble Yep, we’re all in a marking frenzy, and I’m sure some of us are over doing the AFL, but in many circles the new focus on AFL is […]

Folder inserts

Making folders work for you and learners I’ve talked about this before, and given illustrations of what I meant (here) but I’ve updated the inserts for me new school and […]

wiki page template for learners

Create your own wiki page I’ve seen this a lot recently, some excellent tweets of work others have done, In order to create an activity myself for a class I’ve […]

AFL Stamp crazy – Updated 2014! –

I mentioned in a previous post that I attended an ‘Outstanding Teaching’ course before the summer break, it was a fab course, really inspired me to re-examine how I go […]

e-Safety resources

Sketchnote resources for KS3 E-Safety Every year – all the way up to and including post 16 – needs to have e-safety refreshed. As a way of supporting some classes […]

Interviews

Interview? If Ofsted is the ‘Grim Reaper’ then I don’t know what interviews are because they make me more nervous than the big O! From September I’m starting a new […]

My Takeaway Homework template(s)

Having struggled with really low responses to homework as a school, the most effective homework actions seem to be in departments at our school who have tried the #takeawayhomework approach […]

Objectives

Why do people leave them till last? Objectives are a starting point. You start projects with objectives, you start a journey with a destination (objective!) in mind! So why why […]

Working with a difficult student

The disengaged student Ever had that one student who struggles with any task longer than about 5 minutes, and as a result is disruptive and often asked to leave? If […]

Tweet to solve a problem

Concise communication A simple resource designed to encourage students to be concise in their communication. The challenge I set is to work in pairs, one pose the question, the other […]