This TED talk, although not specifically about classroom teaching gives a great insight into the difference between formative and summative assessment. We need to get these two zones into our collective vocabulary. Both staff and students need to be clear on the distinction between the Learning Zone and the Performance Zone. The key idea here… Continue reading Get in the zone: but know which one you are in.
Has this hypothesis actually been tested?
Originally posted on Esse Quam Videri:
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!!
Teachers should try something new every term. With the plethora of IT related products out there in the education industry now, this is not a difficult proposition. This term I have been trying Classcraft. Classcraft is a game that helps you establish and reinforce a positive classroom environment. You sign up your class. The students log in… Continue reading Classcraft Review and the search for the GUSITS
It appears not. We measured the “Growth Mindset” of 218 students using the following questions. I would like to thank Panorama Student Surveys for publishing their measures of Social-Emotional Learning survey and allowing schools to use the questions. The correlation between the “Academic Achievement” and other student data sets at our school are shown. As you can… Continue reading Does having a Growth Mindset correlate with higher academic achievement?