Tag - planning

Bumping lessons

The theory behind this strategy is to do something different within a lesson in order to ‘jolt’ their memory and therefore increase the likelihood of pupils remembering what they have learnt. Click here for some examples: Bumping lessons

Assess-o-meter

A strategy aimed to help children get better at planning their responses to a question. They use the template to consider all the possible responses to a question before weighing up the relative significance of each point. They then draw an arrow on the gauge to reflect which point they felt was the strongest to …

A story of…

Sometimes when a skill might be being assessed, the “answer” does not suffice, the journey a pupil takes is key. Pupils clearly outline each step of their approach to a question or answer they have constructed.This forces them to be concise in their explanations. This can be performed both verbally or in a written format and …