Since embracing Twitter as a CPD source I have made many adjustments to my teaching techniques. This post reflects on my first half term using 4 key techniques and what I plan to do next. SOLO – Structure of Observed Learning Outcomes I have been using SOLO as a way of structuring success criteria. Every […]Read More Reflections on first half term using SOLO, #RAG123, DIRT & Takeaway Homework
When I was appointed a science teacher at my current (and only) school I looked forward to meeting my new form on their first day back from the summer holidays and getting to know them. I was a little disappointed to be given a year 12 form. Colleagues thought I was strange as it was […]Read More Reflections on Becoming a Head of Year.
I never realised that doing group work could be such a controversial activity in teaching until I discovered Twitter! This post is not going to consider if you should use group work but how to do it effectively should you choose to use it as part of your teaching repertoire. As a science teacher, group […]Read More Effective Group Work