This week’s blog comes for Durrington School which has recently been designated a research school. Andy Tharby and Shaun Allison who wrote ‘Making Every Lesson Count’ teach there and this book can be borrowed from the staff room. In the blog, teachers detail how they have put research into practice. There are some interesting thoughts on retrieval, explicit vocabulary teaching, literacy in geography and effective use of knowledge organisers.
There are lots of interesting links on the site.
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
This week’s blog of the week has a PP focus and there are so many links to the work we are doing on independent learning.
AGGS Teaching and Learning Blog