Room for improvement, or what I’m working on this year

I’d like to think I am a better teacher than I was say 10 or even 5 years ago. I’d like to think that every year I continue to improve. I’m sure that’s not always the case, and that some years I stagnate. I’m ok with that if my overall trajectory is up, which IContinue reading “Room for improvement, or what I’m working on this year”

Collaborative teaching cycles: from scrutinising learning to understanding learning

I’m not really a big fan of the practice of book scrutiny. What is book scrutiny? Book scrutiny usually involves a head of department or key stage co-ordinator collecting a sample of students’ books from across the teachers of a year group and evaluating the quality of student progress against some form of rubric orContinue reading “Collaborative teaching cycles: from scrutinising learning to understanding learning”