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  • ‘All Google Eyed!’

    21st June 2016

    Technology is a powerful tool in the classroom. Not only does it increase engagement and develop a creative and collaborative approach to learning, it can also be used by the teacher to embed formative assessment and successfully reduce the marking load which plagues us all. Computing, Business and RE curriculum areas at Weydon have been using ‘Google Forms’ and Socrative as the focus for their action research projects and their findings have had a massive impact on student outcomes and teacher workload.

     

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  • Making the learning vi2ible

    21st June 2016

    John Hattie’s book Visible Learning states that teachers and leaders need to be continually aware of the impact they are having on their students by analysing evidence and making the decisions about how best to change the approach to ensure maximum progress for all.

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  • Lest we forget!

    20th June 2016

    I am sure, like me, you have had the frustrating experience where a class remembers something well by the end of the lesson but seems to have completely forgotten it the next! This is especially pertinent with students in low ability groups. For this reason we decided that developing memory skills was going to be a focus of Weydon’s action research. We needed to research how memories are stored and how as teachers’ we can improve retention of information by the techniques we adopt in the classroom.

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  • Supporting learning through effective revision techniques

    15th May 2016

    5 revision techniques that work well and make a difference to learning – get the students thinking

     

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  • The textbooks are brilliant...

    19th January 2016

    It’s true Singapore students are at least 3 years ahead of English students in mathematical education by the time they reach Year 7. 

    Why? 

    Well, the textbooks are brilliant, but that’s not the only reason.

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