Quick Wins: Metacognition and Modelling

This blog is part of a series designed to give a short, sharp insight into a pedagogy strategy or technique. Originally these blogs were CPD sessions, delivered by myself to teachers in the school where I work. Over the next few weeks I hope to type up some of these ‘Quick Wins’ briefings into 3-5Continue reading “Quick Wins: Metacognition and Modelling”

Quick Wins: What are they and why do them?

Firstly, my apologies that I haven’t updated in a long time. This began as a lockdown project and fell very easily onto a back burner. Over the past few months I’ve struggled to get available time and inspiration to line up, but here is the product of a few weeks of mulling things over. I’mContinue reading “Quick Wins: What are they and why do them?”

Resource: AQA GCSE SoW

I faced a strange problem recently where I knew that my students were listening. Cold call questioning was giving reasonable answers across the room and engagement was pretty strong. The issue came as soon as I wanted the class to write any notes. Even made as brief as possible, there is a lot of contentContinue reading “Resource: AQA GCSE SoW”