Learning is messy. My lessons are messy – and that is OK. | mrslhteach

I’ve been thinking about what I have learned from cognitive load, memory and interleaving and have had a revelation.  I have stopped even trying to teach something complex in one lesson. In fact, my A level lessons have become incredibly ‘messy’, and that is a good thing. Having taught the Philosophy and CDT components and … More Learning is messy. My lessons are messy – and that is OK. | mrslhteach

Learning is messy. My lessons are messy – and that is OK. | mrslhteach

I’ve been thinking about what I have learned from cognitive load, memory and interleaving and have had a revelation.  I have stopped even trying to teach something complex in one lesson. In fact, my A level lessons have become incredibly ‘messy’, and that is a good thing. Having taught the Philosophy and CDT components and … More Learning is messy. My lessons are messy – and that is OK. | mrslhteach

Ditch ‘revision’ – A trial of Independent Review from day one | missdcox

Revision in Secondary schools is usually perceived as something that is either done before a test or towards the end of year 11. Both of these can be considered as cramming or ‘massed practice’; doing all the revision at one time. Annoyingly, it does has an effect on results and it’s this last minute ‘hit’ … More Ditch ‘revision’ – A trial of Independent Review from day one | missdcox

Ditch ‘revision’ – A trial of Independent Review from day one | missdcox

Revision in Secondary schools is usually perceived as something that is either done before a test or towards the end of year 11. Both of these can be considered as cramming or ‘massed practice’; doing all the revision at one time. Annoyingly, it does has an effect on results and it’s this last minute ‘hit’ … More Ditch ‘revision’ – A trial of Independent Review from day one | missdcox

Can stories allow young people to develop new perspectives of forgiveness? | lizzylewissapere

Our friends at The Forgiveness Project have developed a series of four resources for use within P4C enquiries, or as stand alone activities within lessons or tutor time. Each resource includes a preparation activity, film link to a real life story of forgiveness, a concept mind map and example philosophical questions. Here, Anna Blackman, Education Co-ordinator at … More Can stories allow young people to develop new perspectives of forgiveness? | lizzylewissapere

Fieldwork in Religion: Going Out and Finding Out | Christopher Greenough

This last week has been very busy for our undergraduate students, who have benefitted from meeting and engaging with local faith communities. Year 2 Ethnography students are currently engaged in their own fieldwork projects, exploring a range of topics including witchcraft, perspectives on the after life in a care home, life in a convent, challenges … More Fieldwork in Religion: Going Out and Finding Out | Christopher Greenough