Challenge Grid forces students to recall content from the previous lesson to earlier in the course. More points are awarded for answering questions from way back than the previous lesson.
This serves to give students feedback on what content they need to be revisiting in their personal study time.
Challenge Grid Template
I really enjoyed this blog, questioning is something that I am always trying to improve and this really clarified the need to think carefully about the sequencing of the questions we ask.
Questioning for Confirmation… and then Challenge
Attached is a powerpoint that you may find useful for students who finish work early in the lesson.
There is a link to a page that talks about ‘Green TED talks’, it wasn’t really that that caught my eye but the idea of students preparing TED talk. It talks about using the green screen to provide a background and this is something that could be done here in school with the help of IT or SDLs, or it could just be done without. This could work well linking to independent learning and research skills.
How My Students Create Their Own TED Talks
A resource to develop thinking about independent learning.
Independent Learning Newsletter
A resource to support effective marking and feedback.
Marking and Feedback Newsletter Spring 2015
A resource to support the development of differentiation and challenge for all students.
Differentiation and Challenge Newsletter
A resource to support the development of questioning skills.
Questioning Newsletter June 2015
A resource to help implement Kagan coopertaive learning structures.
Cooperative Learning Newsletter Oct 2013
Kahoot is an app used by quite a few teachers in school now, more information can be found by following the link below.