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Do it yourself….

Rebecca White, Head of English & Media Faculty tells us to do it ourselves: Picture the scene:  You have set Year 10 a mock exam that will take the whole lesson.  Despite the inevitable pile of work this will create, you are secretly relieved that this will give you at least forty minutes to write … Continue reading

Effective application of the accelerated learning cycle to lessons. Thursday Morning Thriller 8th January 2015

We had a great start to the Thursday morning thriller in 2015 with a full house and the promise of some inspiration for lesson planning from Science supremo Jack Swales! Last January we had a redesign of our lesson planning methodology with the aim of increasing the freedom that teachers had to plan and also … Continue reading

Activate & Demonstrate: First thinking to best thinking

Often when I am engaged in dialogue about lesson planning with colleagues a similar question arises; something along the lines of: “I understand the concept of the connect and consolidate elements of the plan for learning but am struggling to differentiate between the activate and demonstrate elements. Help!” I often wonder if this is a … Continue reading