Markham T&L Blog

November 28, 2018

Student feedback can sound daunting. Opening ourselves up to criticism is never easy and coming from students that criticism can be especially painful. Students tend to get to the nub of the issue a little more directly and can be less nuanced in their language.

In contrast teacher feedback is very o...

November 28, 2018

El aprendizaje activo es un arriesgarse continuo, porque el maestro está en búsqueda de actividades que permitan a los estudiantes activar su aprendizaje, ser curiosos y permitir que aprendan con gusto, disponiendo curiosidad y que lo que arriesgamos en nuestro propósito se fije en nuestros alumnos.

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November 28, 2018

A couple of weeks ago I spent two days shadowing students in two different year groups (S1 and S3). In this post I will outline my main reflections from the experiences from the two days. I am not going to go into details of the classes I attended.

The students were welcoming to me and (after an init...

November 22, 2018

I recently saw this tweet and it made me stop and reflect on what my successes were for this year, and what I want to work on next year.

So, here are 4 things that have been successful for me in 2018:

  1. Implementing Weekly Retrieval Quizzes and Retrieval Starters
    One of my aims for this year has be...

November 8, 2018

Seven Myths about Education is an exploration of some widely held ideas about education, and how they are not true. Daisy Christodoulou expresses her annoyance that she was told these ideas as facts as a young teacher, and explains in detail why she now believes them to be untrue.

For each of the sev...

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