Monthly Archives: July 2017

Giving Useful Feedback to Students

Giving continuous, useful feedback is such an integral part of good teaching. I’m at a loss as to why it does not form a bigger part of the PGCE! Many new teachers (myself included) struggle with how to give good … Continue reading

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Learning to Learn

John and Hank Green are two of my innovation heroes. They have transformed the online landscape in so many ways and Crash Course and Scishow (though both have their faults) are pioneering educational video channels. They are also just all … Continue reading

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Amazing Hoop Gliders

Continuing the STEM theme, I present to you…. The Amazing Hoop Glider! There’s not a child in the world who doesn’t love making paper airplanes. Recently, we decided to do another combined ┬áscience class where students had to just that… … Continue reading

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Defining Democracy for Secondary Students

If you’ve read a few of my posts, you’ve probably picked up I think students knowing their civic roles and responsibilities is vital. We live in an era where there is too much tension and hatred – of other races, … Continue reading

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