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How do Question Tickets in Music promote Independent Learning?

At the moment, Year 7 are working on a new performance piece and inputting their own compositions into Sibelius. At the start of the lesson, I gave them each 3 question tickets created by Mark Burton. 95 more words

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Learning Reflections – are they really the “mind’s strongest glue”? 8 ideas for the classroom

When students reflect on the teaching and learning process, they are strengthening their own capacity to learn and to think about their learning. Central to this is the principle of metacognition, where students are aware of and can describe their thinking in a way that allows them to close the gap between what they know and what they need to learn. 588 more words

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Encouraging Independent Learning in Psychology

This week, I observed a Y12 Psychology lesson on the topic of Biopsychology. I was told that this is an area that can set fear into the heart of the most scientific of Psychology students. 88 more words

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