Games: gimmicky or glorious? – part 1

As teachers we have so much content to get through that often it feels like little time can be spent revisiting prior learning – we were definitely guilty of this. Each lesson we would work our way through delivering new content and only return to recall knowledge and understanding at a much later date. On … Continue reading Games: gimmicky or glorious? – part 1

Learning to learn

In preparation for Year 10 speaking tests we wanted to give our students the skills required to appropriately prepare and handle the exam. After listening to their feedback and worries they had about memorising and being able to speak spontaneously, we did a bit of research. We looked at the learning scientists website, read the … Continue reading Learning to learn