The Inheritance of Lots

The information exchange between a current primary class teacher and the next year’s teacher at the end of July is a crucial one, and perhaps one that is – in some ways – alarmingly instrumental. It is a big deal to hand over the class, especially given that you are likely to have built up […]

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Tiers of Engagement

Engagement is the most unnecessarily contentious of issues in teaching. Engagement is whatever can be done to ‘hook’ the attention of learners in order that they learn as much as possible, and that they do so actively . Engagement can be fostered by specific items of knowledge, specific pupil activities, specific discussions and questions or […]

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