Tag: Pupils

Consolidating Newton’s 3rd Law

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We have been thinking about effective ways to teach and consolidate Newton’s 3rd law of motion and in particular we have focused on an example that often causes a lot of confusion among learners and (sometimes) teachers – an object at

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Our work in Mexico – La Ciencia en tu Escuela

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We were very privileged to be able to work with the British Council Mexico between November 2015 and March 2016 on the evaluation of the online CPD platform for STEM primary and secondary teachers La Ciencia en tu Escuela, developed by

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Numerical Reasoning with SIG-24

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Last Monday we had the great pleasure of working on Numerical Reasoning with SIG-24, a group of 11 schools headed by the tireless Janet Hayward (Headteacher at Cadoxton Primary School). The schools brought some learners from their Year 4 and

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Tracking LNF Skills with ClassDojo

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Managing behaviour with ClassDojo Have you ever tried ClassDojo as a behaviour management tool? It is fun, easy to use and it offers quick lines of communication with parents, so what more could you ask from it? My boys’ teachers use ClassDojo for

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Developing numeracy every day through group work

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I was reading this great Blog post by @MiddleWeb this morning about effective group work and the first idea at the top immediately made me think of a really effective way that this could be used to develop numeracy whenever

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Peer Assessment with the Literacy and Numeracy Framework (LNF) and Aurasma

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The video below is about Peer Assessment with LNF and it shows how a young learner can easily use the statements in the LNF skills to give meaningful feedback to his peer. In this case a Yr2 pupil has written

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Thinking, Teaching and Note Taking – a short but powerful message!

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Our brain works like this Yet we teach students like this And tell them to take notes like this Some food for thought!

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