Comprehension need not be a daunting prospect. It really is a question of common sense and a process that works best for you! There are, however, a number of basic steps that are easily forgotten in the panic of the moment. As mentioned, they are mostly common sense, but you’d be surprised how...
I have completed a research project on feedback and self-assessment in Mathematics at secondary school. My research was based on set 2 out of 6 Year 8 class, where I find the following.
Feedback needs to be linked the objectives.
Feedback that is descriptive is more beneficial
It’s extremely important for students to feel in control of their grades especially doing a law degree, which can be so text & case heavy. It goes without saying that law degrees can be intense.
The key to successfully getting through your law degree and achieving the grades you want in the...
Picasso experimented with a lot of ceramics which surprised me as Picasso is more famous for his paintings and drawings.
Nowadays I personally feel that many graduates are encouraged to get into teaching when they want a change of career or did not pursue the career path of the subject they graduated in. We all have our reasons for becoming teachers, but as qualified or intelligent a person may be, they may lack...
Picture the scene … you have worked really hard at writing a story or an essay. You proudly hand it in to your teacher and eagerly await its marked return. Here it comes! Hold on, what’s that red ink all over it? That is not usually a good sign. Doesn’t Miss realise how long it took you to...
In an age of ecumenicalism for many church historians the acts of extreme popular religious violence committed by their Calvinist and Catholic ancestors may be considered an embarrassment. Furthermore, a lot of the previous work on religious violence has been written along confessional lines:...
When I was at University doing my masters degree, I had to write a conclusion to my thesis. My research was on Alzheimer's disease and I had to make compounds with Rhenium so that those compounds can then be modelled by making a similar compounds with Technetium.
The reason why this should work...
It has been a great experience this year, to work with small groups of able Mathematicians in Year 6, two hours a week, in their school.
Since this was a new program within the school, it was a tremendous opportunity to design a program that aims to achieve three objectives:
To develop each...
How to find the time, the tools and some motivation to learn a languageWe all have different reasons to learn a language. For instance I may never have chosen to learn English at a more advanced level if it were not for my passion for English and American Literature. It helped a lot that I had a...
English literature is a treasure trove of adventures, philosophies, and histories. The way I teach English lit is always starting with the...
Responding to change – the introduction of new KS2 tests
As many of us are aware, Michael Gove (Education Secretary) is currently spearheading a...
A good way to start thinking critically and comparatively about literature is by looking at two different texts (perhaps two poems or the...
I find this site extremely useful when preparing students for exams, and it is a very efficient way of revising. It's not only for Maths and...
I think that it is crucial to provide students with a working knowledge of physical systems and to teach them problem solving skills for building...
Examinations are a stressful time for all candidates but for those who plan and structure their approach to answering questions, there are...
If I was to write an article I would write about the pleasure to be had from manual drawing and the creative advantages it has over computer...
(The following is a model essay)
'One sees a fin passing far out. What image can I reach to convey what I mean? Really there is none, I...
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