Markham T&L Blog

September 11, 2017

My comfort zone in the classroom as a teacher is teaching the same way I was taught. I teach
Mathematics, and the way I had it when I was a student was looking at worked examples on the
board and then practicing (individually or in pairs). I would practice a learned skill or a method and
finally I w...

May 17, 2017

In this post I am going to give a very brief overview of some websites that can be useful in the classroom. They all lend themselves very well to developing formative assessment methods, and provide both detailed feedback on how students are progressing to you as a teacher, and also give you the abi...

August 9, 2016

What I have done

With my P6 class this year I have been trialling a new approach to homework. I have a bottom set group, and in maths they get 2 homeworks a week. I have used one of these for "normal" homework, and the other for what is called a takeaway homework. This is an idea that I first came ac...

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