Questions about induction, employment and supply.

Thanks to everyone who came along to the first #nqtsw session on the 2nd September. We talked about the stages needed to progressing your application to interview to getting a job and how difficult it is to get a good idea about what the school is like in that process. It might look brillinat right … Continue reading Questions about induction, employment and supply.

Games in science lessons

Games are a valuable tool the can help embed models, linking the domain of the observed/real to the domain of the unseen/theoretical. They break up a lesson, encourage participation and allow children to let off steam. Most of all, they are fun! But, which games work and which ones are best left in the box?

Learning formula just takes a bucket.

I've written a lot about great teaching ideas or great assessment ideas that I've seen in action when visiting school and teachers. This term I have been visiting my training teachers in their placement schools and stumbled across a fantastic idea for teaching formulae. Allow me to introduce the formula bucket. Trainee teachers have both the benefit and … Continue reading Learning formula just takes a bucket.