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Using PeerWise to engage students

I have just implemented PeerWise again with my cohort of Biochemistry students this semester.  For those not familiar with it PeerWise is a free-to-use online collaborative tool where students create and share multiple choice questions relevant to their course of study. 225 more words

Practice In Higher Education

Leadership For Teacher Learning

The ‘growth mindset’ of Stanford professor Carol Dweck is as important for teachers as it is for pupils, if we are to have schools that achieve effective learning for all students. 455 more words


Feedback strategies & Cooperative Learning

This brief article explores how Cooperative Learning seamlessly integrates Feedback, making it possible to reach a total of 8 months progress per pupil per year with an investment of as little as £5 in one-off costs. 916 more words

Cooperative Learning

Yearly Exhibition

As part of my role I coordinate a yearly exhibition in the school

Learning Theories

Education 3.0

The evolution of teaching and learning

Whether implicit or explicit, we all have a theory of teaching and learning. This gets expressed and enacted in how we engage with our students, the tools we use (or don’t use), and even where we stand in the classroom (F2F or virtually). 475 more words


Mister, why are you teaching math if you could be a singer?

Yesterday, Mr. W started his trigonometry class by singing.  He sang “I’ll Be” by Edwin McCain acapella, in a beautiful tenor vibrato. “It’s the song I used for my American Idol audition,” he told the class. 433 more words

Bronx High School

Combating Independent Meritocracy, or, My Debt to the Janeites

“There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.” – Jane Austen, 

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