Challoner 10: Quick Wins and Top Tips!
After a quick numeracy starter and overview of the whole-school numeracy initiatives for the coming year (thanks to… 179 more words
Lots of teachers make a set of lollipop sticks with one pupil’s name on each, to be used for random selection. This is great when you are doing whole-class teaching as first of all you stop pupils complaining that you aren’t choosing them and that ‘it’s not fair!’. 824 more words
You know when you’re sat in someone else’s classroom and the discussion just flies. It’s like liquid gold flowing throughout the room. And you want to somehow capture the essence, bottle it and quaff deeply before doing something similar in your own room with your own classes. 1,465 more words
I blogged a while ago about my action research study into “How does effective questioning affect a clasroom” and within this was a great deal of content based around Kagan Structures. 1,035 more words
For my recent coaching session, I have tried to use effective questioning when extracting information from the participants. Snow and Thomas (nd) suggest that “Coaches must be skilled in the art of “asking meaningful questions.” This will give players the opportunity to practice problem solving and will help them to become more capable of solving problems that arise in training sessions and matches.” This involved me stopping play during the session to find out why participants have done what they have, why they have and what else they could have done in the same situation. 518 more words