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Sharing practice

Being creative with a text was really good in a History lesson today. Rather than students simply copying notes from the textbook, different segments were divided into boxes onto an A4 sheet. 191 more words

Wrapping up learning in a lesson

As we continue to encourage our students to take greater responsibility for their learning by using Show My Homework, Sam Learning, Doddle and the VLE, we must also ensure that there are opportunities during every lesson to check that students are with you. 169 more words

Shake up and Share: Starters and Plenaries

In this lunchtime sharing session,

Gerard Ward (Law, Sixth Form) shared ideas for role play in lessons.

Preeti Vohra (IT) shared an idea for musical chairs with pictures and descriptions. 62 more words


Pimp Your Lesson!

”Pimp Your Lesson! Prepare, Innovate, Motivate and Perfect!’ By Isabella Wallace and Leah Kirkman

This book is an essential how-to guide on ways to impress your lesson observers, Head of Department and school inspectors. 667 more words

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Plenary Profiles: Erin Sullivan

We recently saw Dr Erin Sullivan on BBC’s Shakespeare’s Mother: The Secret Life of a Tudor Woman, which is still available to watch on… 244 more words


Speaker Erin Sullivan on BBC Four

Yet another plenary appeared on television last week. Historian Michael Wood consulted Dr Erin Sullivan, a lecturer and fellow with the Shakespeare Institute, for her expertise on BBC Four’s documentary… 94 more words



Planning and delivering a new course for norfolk colleagues about teaching and learning led me to reflect on my own practice.  I realised my plenaries, particularly at GCSE, had become stale and mainly focused on question and answers.  83 more words