Watch this talk. We need to get these two zones into our collective vocabulary. Both staff and students. The key idea here is to be sure you know which zone you in. Staff need to make sure students know when they are in the learning zone and when they are in the performance zone. … Continue reading Get in the zone: but know which one you are in.
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Imagine a delegation from a developing country visiting London to learn how to create a successful metropolis. They could admire our cultural attractions, our vibrant neighbourhoods, our international businesses. We could dazzle them with our sky-scrapers, our stadia and our calendar of sporting and cultural events. But these…
Has this hypothesis actually been tested?
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Dear Josh, Thank you for agreeing to sort out our garden over your long holiday. As we’ll be away all summer here is a guide that tells you all you need to know to get from this… …to this STEP A: You should begin by assessing the garden to…
Why knowledge organisers are a good way to start a unit.
Teachers: Please stop doing these!!
Much discussion on the blogosphere regarding Centralised Detentions. Should we have them? Tom Bennett says yes. Micheala says yes. The questions revolve around how much we support staff in dealing with student management issues and how much we deal with student management issues for the staff member. Here is an email I sent to staff… Continue reading Killing your own snakes