NQT Advice: What I wish I had known sooner about formative assessment

In this week’s edition I explore; the mistakes I made when using formative assessment, the advice and research I found, and offer my own example for Excellence in Economics. Hopefully you’ll find it insightful and maybe even useful for improving your own daily teaching practice. I’m always welcoming of feedback so please get in touch,Continue reading “NQT Advice: What I wish I had known sooner about formative assessment”

How to make your students less lazy

It’s December, 4.30pm, I find a spare seat in the poorly heated Sixth Form common room as the KS5 teacher meeting begins. As I settle, I see a pack in front of every Key Stage Five teacher, the Head of Sixth Form leads the meeting. The agenda is clear, even highlighted in bold, the YearContinue reading “How to make your students less lazy”