“Right or wrong you can learn from the test.” Nutshell Setting regular tests for your learners and making sure you share the test answers afterwards! How to do this Testing […]
Here are 4 tips to help you develop your subject knowledge this year...
Using subject specific vocabulary often is key...
An easy to deliver challenge for the start of any lesson. All you need are two different coloured sticky notes and a ppt slide. As students enter your room hand […]
Stretch and Challenge is right at the top of my ‘must tackle’ list this year! With that in mind I created these little Stretch and Challenge slips! I’m a bit […]
Assessing on the go! The marking pile adds up quickly so any way to reduce that pile in my office at the end of a long day was worth […]
Questioning is something I believe is best revisited as often as possible to fine tune.
Peer Assessment, an easy AFL ‘win’ in any classroom! When you’re starting out in teaching ‘AFL’ seems to be a huge aspect of the job, so full of options and […]
I like to keep things simple, if something is simple and effective don’t over complicated it! Bloom’s to stretch and challenge. This image is designed to be used in CPD, […]
One of the most shared tips of mine is printing on sticky notes to help you get ahead of the feedback train! Let me say this though: THIS SHOULD NEVER […]
What happens if… One way I like to assess learners understanding is to ask them if they can predict the outcomes of given scenarios. This is useful because the level […]
Know it? Share it! One of my favourite ways to assess students understanding of a topic I’ve taught is to ask them to share their new knowledge/skill with a new […]
Welcome to the online shop with one goal: Get high impact, low cost resources into the hands of every teacher teaching in the UK! Since I designed the teaching resources […]
Another new video tip Hands up & then some…part of a new series designed to support assessment for learning in the classroom. From dead simple tips to the more interesting ideas that […]
New video tips for 2017 …Part of a new series designed to support assessment for learning in the classroom. From dead simple tips to the more interesting ideas that take […]
Differentiation and scaffolding These two are the closest relations in a teacher mind, so close that they’re the most often confused terms. Differentiation (to me) is providing stretch and challenge to […]
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 […]
Reflecting on term one plus - FREE ppt used in NQT CPD session.