Borrowing and loaning expertise: why straitjacket ourselves to a single subject?

While many of us in the school teach more than one subject (particularly within the Social Sciences, Modern Foreign Languages and Junior Science) we certainly all have more than one A level, pool of knowledge, area of interest or even degree subject. There are times when being confined to a particular subject area can be …

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Teaching for metacognitive development

Today's TeachMeet brings a discussion on the principles behind metacognition, its role within the learning process and how we might go about developing it through our teaching. Julie and I will present some ideas, examples and classroom strategies. These are set out in the attached PowerPoint - which also contains some recommended reading at the …

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Lessons Learned – Introducing the Lesson Study process at Oakham

This blog will introduce the rationale behind Lesson Study and some of the key aspects of the process. The Teaching and Learning team hopes you will be involved in a Lesson Study of your own during the Spring Term. We are running two events specific to setting up a Lesson Study amongst Oakham staff. The key …

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