GoogleForms | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

“[Dylan] Wiliam’s central point: multiple choice questions can be made to be extremely difficult and challenging, and they can certainly test higher-order learning objectives.” Daisy Christodoulou on Principled Assessment Design by Dylan Wiliam Since moving to a ‘Google school’, while already being a convert, I have been using GoogleForms extensively since they introduced their new ‘quizzing’ … More GoogleForms | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Forget Me Not: New GCSE Planning | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

The new GCSE courses gives us an opportunity to implement more of what we know about how memory works. Even last year, the homework I set for Y11 were tests on Y10 material. A colleague commented that I never set homework based on the work they were doing currently. I asked how they proposed, that … More Forget Me Not: New GCSE Planning | noreply@blogger.com (Mr Lewis)

Not enough teachers part 2 – workload | chriseyreteaching

It is safe to say that there is an impending crisis in teacher numbers; it is likely to get worse. Recruitment targets have either been missed or just about hit depending upon whose version of events you believe. But more worryingly 30% of teachers are leaving within the first five years. The government’s response is … More Not enough teachers part 2 – workload | chriseyreteaching

Not enough teachers part 2 – workload | chriseyreteaching

It is safe to say that there is an impending crisis in teacher numbers; it is likely to get worse. Recruitment targets have either been missed or just about hit depending upon whose version of events you believe. But more worryingly 30% of teachers are leaving within the first five years. The government’s response is … More Not enough teachers part 2 – workload | chriseyreteaching

Not enough teachers – part 1 Money | chriseyreteaching

It is safe to say that there is an impending crisis in teacher numbers; it is likely to get worse. Recruitment targets have either been missed or just about hit depending upon whose version of events you believe. But more worryingly 30% of teachers are leaving within the first five years. The government’s response is to … More Not enough teachers – part 1 Money | chriseyreteaching

Low-level bad behaviour is the worst type of negative behaviour. | rsefton

I have been thinking about this for a while now and understand that low-level behaviour can be left unchallenged in many schools due to higher priority behaviour. There are usually ‘big hitters’ in schools who are classed as the ‘naughty’ students or there are classes whose behaviour is way worse than other classes and so these … More Low-level bad behaviour is the worst type of negative behaviour. | rsefton