Some tips for new teachers — Class Teaching

Tonight’s 15 minute forum was led by third year teacher Jack Griffiths. Jack shared some of the practical tips he has received over the last three years from colleagues, that have helped to make his life as a teacher smoother. You get A LOT of feedback during your PGCE year and even more, potentially conflicting, during […]

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What is self-efficacy and how can we help our students to get more of it? — Class Teaching

“If you think you can, you probably can. If you think you can’t, well that self limiting and self-fulfilling belief might well stop you doing something you’re perfectly capable of doing.” Albert Bandura Last week I was fortunate enough to be asked to talk at the Osiris Teaching

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Just what is ‘evidence-based’ teaching? Or ‘research-informed’ teaching? Or ‘inquiry-led’ teaching? — IOE LONDON BLOG

Lesley Saunders. ‘It is by virtue of being an artist that the teacher is a researcher’ (Lawrence Stenhouse): deepening the connections between research and teaching I’ve long campaigned for teaching to be a research-engaged profession, on the grounds that, as the brilliant scholar Jean Rudduck put it: ‘research leads teachers back to the things that […]

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Making Every Lesson Count

Making Every Lesson Count

At CLW we have been reading this book by Shaun Allison and Andy Tharby. This book splits teaching and learning excellence into 6 principles: challenge, explanation, modelling, practice, questioning and feedback. It provides practical advice to get the most out of every lesson, and making sure that every lesson does count.melc6

Here is a link to their blog: https://classteaching.wordpress.com/