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Invest in the people to make the outcomes better!

Our journey with the Teacher Development Trust Network started back in December 2012 and involved a round trip of over 700 miles in a day!  Even reading this statement now makes me realise how strongly I must have felt about engaging with this network.  I initially became aware of the work of TDT Network in … Continue reading

What impact will the use of ‘socratic questioning and evaluation of the lesson questions’ will improve the outcome of B/A targeted students in terms of written responses to exam style questions Flynn, L, Maher, C, Murphy, C (2016)

What impact will the use of ‘socratic questioning and evaluation of the lesson questions’ will improve the outcome of B/A targeted students in terms of written responses to exam style questions Flynn, L, Maher, C, Murphy, C (2016) Subject Areas:  Maths, English, Business Studies This research was conducted under the guidance of S. Gunessee by … Continue reading

IRIS Connect: A practical guide to using video in lesson study

Exciting news – IRIS Connect have released a guide about using video as a part of the lesson study process.  It can be downloaded here: http://discover.irisconnect.co.uk/how-to-implement-lesson-study The guide has handy hints about the key steps involved in lesson study, alongside some useful links to relevant content and features from the IRIS Connect platform that can … Continue reading

“What impact will providing challenge for the most able students have on performance/product/final outcomes and assessment levels of (that group in) class 8c?” Dudding, A., Hinton, F., Nicols, H., (2015)

Subject Areas:  Drama, Art and Music. It is noteworthy that this lesson study was carried out during the last academic year before a change to assessment criteria for Key Stage Three was introduced.  Available assessment levels as this time were 1 to 8 where the current assessment criteria offer outcomes 1 to 9 for all … Continue reading

“What impact will using rich tasks have on engagement and achievement of more able students?” Angus, R., Blackledge, H., Withell, S., (2015)

Subject Area: Maths  Planning What did existing evidence suggest could improve outcomes? Had any colleagues tried anything similar? Give a brief summary of your approach as originally planned. “We decided to focus on challenging more able students in the classroom. We looked at enriching, open ended tasks to improve engagement and also challenge our own … Continue reading

What impact will the use of effective visual images on forming the sequencing of questioning have on the development of verbal responses from Y9 students?

Subject Area: History Teachers: Milan Jayasuriya (MJA), Tom Haward (THA), Jim Smith (JSM) with Sunny Gunessee (SGU) supporting Enquiry question What impact will the use of effective visual images on forming the sequencing of questioning have on the development of verbal responses from Y9 students? Planning As a subject team we recognised the importance of … Continue reading

What impact will using RAG mats have on the engagement and the focus of Year 11 students (particularly disengaged boys)?

Subject Area: Media Teachers: Gemma Gray (GGR), Clair Denman (CDE) Enquiry question What impact will using RAG mats have on the engagement and the focus of Year 11 students (particularly disengaged boys)? Planning We knew that students were not engaging as well at the start of Media lessons, particularly at the start of lessons in … Continue reading

‘What impact will using active assessment have on the written performance of underperforming y12 students in the Anatomy and Physiology unit of AS PE?’ Jenkins. C, Collins, C. Feb 2014

CSJ (PE) and CCO (English)                                                   Lesson Study report, by C Jenkins,  Feb 2014 Another lesson study from colleagues at Uplands Community College, Wadhurst. Written by Caroline Jenkins, study was Caroline … Continue reading

Maths, DT and MFL – a study into student independence, Heaver, C., Sun. A., Winchester, C. Summer 2014.

A Lesson study from colleagues at Uplands Community College, Wadhurst. Written by Aimin Sun, study was Aimin Sun with Carly Heaver and Carla Winchester The concept of lesson study: Lesson study is a method for improving teaching based on systematic and careful observation of lessons concentrating on learners and in particular on the learning. Lesson … Continue reading

“What impact will explicitly outlining how to speak like an examiner have on the formal expression of GCSE RE students in yr 11?”

Participants: Nikki Barnes (Head of RE), Freya Jennison, Eoin Walshe, Zoe James (Literacy Leader) Deciding to conduct a lesson study was the result of an INSET day I spent at an NTEN training day, which David Didau was speaking at. I had a conversation with him in which he said to me that GCSE classes … Continue reading