Markham T&L Blog

June 8, 2018

In ToK, students need to think about the methods used to gain new knowledge across the Human Sciences and whether these different methods are valid, reliable and accurate.

ToK requires students to link school subjects with Real Life Situations.

So, we set up an activity over 2 double sessions, in whic...

March 14, 2018

In this post I am going to share some of the ideas I use in my day to day lessons. These aren't lessons that I have prepared specifically for an observation, or those one-off lessons designed to engage/challenge students beyond the curriculum. These are the bread and butter of my teaching. The thing...

March 7, 2018

A few years ago I wrote a book on activities to use in the classroom. I have run an INSET on this theme several times since being at Markham, and you can find the resources from this session here. The electronic version of the book is available here, and there is a hard copy in the CPD Library in Up...

February 9, 2018

This post is a summary of the book Making Every Lesson Count by Shaun Allison and Andy Tharby.

The book aims to provide a set of strategies, based on research and anecdotal evidence, that teachers can implement to improve their teaching. Most strategies are accompanied by an anecdote on successful (o...

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