Tag Archives: visible learning

When will schools learn?

There was a very interesting discussion and debate on the teaching and learning culture in schools and how it impacts on staff morale and wellbeing on @ukedchat tonight. Discussion came up about how schools expect so much of teachers, but … Continue reading

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Teaching children ‘how’ to learn….

I have begun reading, “The Learning Powered School” by Guy Claxton, Maryl Chambers, Graham Powell and Bill Lucas.  As you can probably tell, I’m doing a lot of reading and researching around ‘learning’. Learning is central and core to everything … Continue reading

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Where did the ‘learning’ go?

Teachers are entering a brave new world. Assessment should begin looking very different to when we lived in a ‘level’s’ world. Formative assessment should interweave every lesson, where the ‘feedback’ from pupils helps teachers to deliver focused and specific lessons … Continue reading

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Teaching pupils how to give feedback…

As part of Assessment for Learning, the use of peer and self evaluation has become a standard part of classroom practice.  However, is it being done effectively and actually helping children progress in their work? Di Pardoe gave our school a … Continue reading

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Continuing to reflect on feedback…Hattie…

The practice of assessment in the primary classroom has come a long way.  With the rise of assessment for learning, assessment is used as a continual tool to understand pupils learning and where their gaps are and how to move … Continue reading

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Mistakes…are you learning from them?

“I’ve missed more than nine thousand shots in my career. I’ve lost almost three hundred games.  Twenty-six time I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed.  I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. … Continue reading

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