Monthly Archives: September 2010

This week’s wins #3

1. Creativity Learning Community Post-Ofsted, we are all part of different learning communities. I picked one on creativity. People think I’m already creative, but they don’t know about all those lessons involving a worksheet, a text book and 15 minutes … Continue reading

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This week’s wins #2

1. TG Blog They were a bit slow to contribute to start with, but in the end we actually ran out of time as so many of them wanted to say something. I think it will be really nice for … Continue reading

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This week’s wins #1

1. Y8 non-writing lesson: school tour We start year 8 with a chronological unit that examines art over time; a key skill with this is drawing inferences. So, we tour the school site, which has buildings ranging in age from … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

New school year, that is. 1. Less writing. I was going to make the big leap of saying one lesson per timetable cycle (1 in 3 for KS3; 1 in 5 for KS4/5) was going to be an active, non-traditional … Continue reading

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