Show me app … great for challenge and non-doers!

Stretching the HAP’s! The new challenge for teachers, and one which can be a little dry for the students if not given some thought. After producing differentiated worksheet after differentiated worksheet I happened upon the ‘show me’ app and it’s been a game changer. (It’s also great if you are a PE teacher and have students who…

Kahoot has saved me this term!

https://getkahoot.com/ This has been a life saver for me over the last few weeks, with a Year 11 tutor group who have been overloaded with work and revision but who still need to be purposefully involved in their tutor time sessions. I’m sure you’ve heard of Kahoot, but if you haven’t it’s an online quiz which…

Revision Golf

So it’s that time of year again! Exams are fast approaching and we are all looking for purposeful but engaging ways of helping our students to revise. Exam golf takes a little bit of preparation but will last a whole lesson (or two) and encourages students to talk and discuss exam questions without the fear of making…

Hey there world …I’m back!

Woah there! After a massive hiatus, career change (new school, new role), house move etc… the blog is back! I am so glad to finally have somewhere nice to desposit my teachery thoughts and ideas, rather than scribbled on the back of a scrap piece of paper or drawn on my hand in the obligatory…

Showing Progress Over Time – Literally!

I have been playing around recently with ways to show progress within a lesson. I loved this idea using a clockface to show what had been learnt every 20 minutes of the lesson – super easy, quick and effective!

Ramblings of a tired teacher ….

Oh my word! It’s definitely been one of those fortnight’s where everything that could possible happen, happened! Parents Evening, Ofsted, birthdays, big meetings ….. I am frazzled! Not to mention massively under prepared for the rest of this weeks lessons! We have all been there, so I figured sharing some ideas / advice for those days where we are super…