Closed questions are often the most important questions… | mrslhteach

In my training, I remember being criticised for asking ‘closed’ questions. The assumption was that open questions require much more analysis and evaluation and would get me higher up Bloom’s Taxonomy and therefore, I would be pushing my students harder and they would learn better. Yet, I’m learning that this isn’t necessarily the case and … More Closed questions are often the most important questions… | mrslhteach

Closed questions are often the most important questions… | mrslhteach

In my training, I remember being criticised for asking ‘closed’ questions. The assumption was that open questions require much more analysis and evaluation and would get me higher up Bloom’s Taxonomy and therefore, I would be pushing my students harder and they would learn better. Yet, I’m learning that this isn’t necessarily the case and … More Closed questions are often the most important questions… | mrslhteach

Student note taking; Guided notes & Cornell notes | missdcox

For a large part of my lessons, I expect students to take notes. This is from years 7-11. At the start of year 7  we show them a quick powerpoint going through the expectations of note making; what it is and what it isn’t. We show them examples of a good use of notes and … More Student note taking; Guided notes & Cornell notes | missdcox

Student note taking; Guided notes & Cornell notes | missdcox

For a large part of my lessons, I expect students to take notes. This is from years 7-11. At the start of year 7  we show them a quick powerpoint going through the expectations of note making; what it is and what it isn’t. We show them examples of a good use of notes and … More Student note taking; Guided notes & Cornell notes | missdcox