Sarah (our Head of Biology) has a strong background in Psychology, as well as in Science teaching, which means that she has integrated principles from CogSci into her practice for a while now. I’m sharing some of her ideas here.
This post outlines a few ways that I use student voice to help me support my students, to inform my planning, and to help shape the curriculum.
Ok, so I’m biased, but like the rest of us I also want things that will make by job easier and better. Here are the three Google Doc things I use the most.
When I started my PGCE in 2006, mini whiteboards seemed to be everywhere (although I got the feeling it was only recently that they had become so ubiquitous), and I was encouraged to use them regularly.
But I never really warmed to them, if I’m honest. I found them a bit of a faff, and I tended to assess learning in other ways.
Having said that, I do use mini whiteboards, and I do still use them regularly (if not frequently).
Despite the “faff factor”, I do think mini whiteboards have a number of positive points: