Tag Archives: CPD

#TMWellacre

At Wellacre Academy, we’re delighted to be hosting our first ever TeachMeet, an informal gathering of teachers who are taking CPD into their own hands. Come along to learn something new, be amazed, amused and inspired by listening to inspiring teachers who do amazing … Continue reading

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The Work Ethic

Our first twilight INSET of the year took place last week in support of this term’s whole-Academy focus on developing a strong work ethic. We’ve already been working on the language we all use in lessons, and the twilight was a great … 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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Conference Style Teaching: an update

Social sciences teacher Yasmin Chowdhury revisits her #5MinResearch project with an update on its impact: So it all started in February and it’s now June. The amount of progress my students and I have made through Conference Style Teaching (CST) is a little bit amazing. … Continue reading

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Conference Style Teaching

A ‘work in progress’ post from Social sciences teacher Yasmin Chowdhury on starting her own #5MinResearch project: It was Sunday the 23rd of Feb – last day of half term break, I sat there thinking, what am I supposed to teach my … 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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Feedback from ‘Inclusion for All’ INSET

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