Tag Archives: 15MF

Flipping Learning!

In her #15MF last week, Science NQT Katie Evans evaluated the impact of her action research study into Flipped Learning using Show My Homework as a delivery tool. She blogs about it here: During my lessons with a top set year 7 … Continue reading

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Acting the text – a ‘Talk for Writing’ strategy

English teacher Leor Holtzman led last week’s 15-Minute Forum on ‘Acting the text’ a strategy she was introduced to when at a creative writing workshop with Pie Corbett. In a nutshell, Pie Corbett states that to enable students to learn they need to have opportunities … Continue reading

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Something like a phenomenon: Lesson on a Page

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So I’m sure Grandmaster Flash could give me some advice here, but does anyone else know what qualifies as an actual phenomenon? If last week’s #15MF was anything to go by, then I think I’ve come close! (You can play … Continue reading

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Marking: why bother?

This week’s 15-minute forum was led by new Leader of English Tom Daly on the subject of marking, assessment and feedback. Tom isn’t on Twitter yet, but we’re working on it! Why do we mark? It’s a question I believe we should all ask ourselves; … Continue reading

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Why all the fuss about Twitter for teachers?

Last Wednesday’s 15-Minute Forum was led by Assistant Principal Ben Hill (a well-known Twitter fanatic) and entitled ‘Tweet tweet! Why all the fuss about teachers using Twitter?” Here’s a quick round-up: Firstly, this isn’t a technical article – my #15MF focused … Continue reading

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Using Tests Formatively

Our Technology NQT Geoff Hibbert led last week’s 15-Minute Forum on the subject of using exams & tests as a powerful method of formative assessment: The goal of summative assessment is most often to measure student learning at the end of a … Continue reading

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Takeaway Homework

Last week’s 15-Minute Forum by Iqra Razzaq (@iirazzaq), summarised here: Takeaway homework is a great new idea taken from the 100 Ideas book by TeacherToolkit. The idea is that students are given a menu of differentiated (by ‘chilli rating’) homework tasks … Continue reading

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