The Power of Group Work

It is easy to list all of the reasons why group work is so valuable to incorporate into lessons. However, it is really important for us to plan group work carefully in order to make sure that the tasks are accessible to all pupils and that the outcomes are measurable both for us and for …

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The Power of Teaching Games

Teaching games can inject a lot of fun into our lessons; this helps pupils’ motivation levels, engagement and helps build positive rapport with our class. Games can also incorporate lots of transferable skills including team work, communication skills, problem solving and sometimes physical activity! When I carried out research into the student voice at Oakham …

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Revision in lessons: how can we help students to learn effectively?

I believe that within lessons, revision should be a regular and integral part of many of our lesson activities. The benefits are: They are making valuable links between topics already studied and current work. They can experiment with different revision methods (we can introduce them to different techniques). We can help pupils to break down the …

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