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What I Know Now…Always Start With The Children…

As with all things in school, after careful evaluation and assessment of where we are now, our Assessment for Learning policy has adapted yet again.  Last year was a year of incredible change.  I think this goes for the majority … Continue reading

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We need to keep looking into this feedback thing…

Continuing on reflections of Chapter 7 of Hattie’s Visible Learning for Teachers, I think I have finally begun finding further evidence for the use of verbal feedback in lessons.  He goes on to talk about how teachers consider feedback to be … Continue reading

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The power of a team……

This is now the third piece of writing I have done today.  Not only have I submitted a piece to our local village newspaper, but I’ve also completed my post for our school blog.  I’m beginning to wonder how I … Continue reading

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Getting parents on board…..

One of the things that was raised at our last parent’s forum was the desire for more parent ‘learning’ sessions.  At the moment, with the chaos of Christmas performances, concerts and fairs, we haven’t yet held very many.  So far … Continue reading

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Focus, Focus, Focus……Books about Education….

What is it about books that lure you in, convince you to leaf through their pages with interest and inquisitiveness?   My bookshelf is full of books waiting to be read.  It is full of books that have been read … Continue reading

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What are your non-negotiables?

“Having done everything to stand, stand firm therefore.” ~Ephesians 6:13~ Another thought provoking day today. I will start with how excited I am about adding almost 47 hours of learning to our children’s academic year just by shortening our lunch … Continue reading

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Transformational Learning…..

“Constantly improve…….”   ~Unknown~ Today we had Diana Pardoe come in  and deliver her training on Assessment for Learning, the 3rd generation. Like I said to everyone there, her training is not a one off session that you leave from … Continue reading

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