Category Archives: teachmeet

SHP2014: Teachmeet

Ed Podesta first. He’s making a plea for teachers to come and help answer questions and provide advice for students on the student forum section of the forum. Luke Mayhew second, talking about GCSE Classical civilisation. He pitches it … Continue reading

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TeachMeet Post-16 at City Academy Bristol

We begin with a keynote from Mark Anderson, who gives us some background on teachmeets and how powerful he thinks it can be. The numbers stack up – if the 670 teachers who attended TeachMeet in Clevedon teach 8 classes … Continue reading

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Jamie Byrom talks first about the principles of planning. He cites: teaching with a purpose (why study it?), engaging with subject knowledge, wrestling with the enquiry and exploiting the particular. We have a quick chat about the causes of WW1 … Continue reading

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TMWilts: Clarendon Academy

Raffle, buffet and bags of sweets distributed by students! Just what is needed at the end of term, Darren Lawrence is doing 40 ideas in 3 minutes. Not sure if even my typing is quick enough for that! They’re all … Continue reading

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Boosting progress: a Teachmeet/TLAB mash up

I’ve been very focused this year on improving outcomes for students at key stage three. Last year I introduced the verbal assessment, which worked extremely well; but some students struggled to maintain it, let alone better it, when it came … Continue reading

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In a very belated post, I want to talk about #tmbristol, which took place at the Grange School, Warmley, on November 10th. Vital kindly sponsored the event, and Clare was very helpful when it came to publicising it to schools, … Continue reading

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