Following on from the previous blog, this post is all about getting pupils thinking hard. Whereas pt.1 focused on some basic principles, pt.2 aims to provide some practical suggestions for the classroom. Continue Reading
Another positive outcome of our recent inset day has been a number of teachers asking me about how to find out about current pedagogical research and thinking. Here are some ideas to help you keep your finger on the pedagogical pulse.
At our inset day on 23rd October I spoke about each of us creating a professional development question to provide a framework for our thinking and development over the coming months (in one defined area at least). The rationale behind this is to try and make our CPD more effective by bringing it into the classroom and therefore closer to our daily practice.