I met both Steve and Martin at the PIXL6 meeting in London in September. As I sat with a colleague listening to them speak I immediately made a link between contextual priorities that we have as a school and the issues that they had faced – the same issues that prompted them to undertake the … Continue reading →
Mentioning distillation so soon after the Easter break may, for some, bring back memories of sunny Gin &Tonics! In this instance it is referring to the reduction of notes to key information that triggers recall and facilitates connection. This strategy is really helping in keeping the focus on exam preparation without being oppressive.
Upon their return, the 6th form were presented with this as their key thing to achieve this week. This idea from @Clairdenman is a really good way of maintaining focus and momentum in the run up to the exams. More to follow…
A great idea by @Clairdenman – small business cards given to students that give a top tip and a timeline to exam performance. I think it helps to take the mystery out of preparing for an exam. It is also worth remembering that as teachers we have prepared students for exams with some … Continue reading →