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Knowledge Organiser Breakfast Jam

Another 'Breakfast Jam' that I presented in was our ongoing use of Knowledge Organisers in history. Below are the slides used in the reflections and discussions of our trial so far.   Breakfast Jam Knowledge Organisers  

Marking Crib Sheet Breakfast Jam

Last week I presented at a school 'Breakfast Jam' (T&L sharing sessions) on my findings so far after using the marking crib sheet and using verbal feedback for coming up to one year. Below is the ppt. slides on what... Continue Reading →

Assessment Crib Sheets

Following on from the marking crib sheet, I have begun to use an amended version for assessments, the Assessment Crib Sheet. Whilst this is still in the development phase (as to what needs to be included), I thought I would... Continue Reading →

Knowledge Organisers

So, a new focus for me and my department this year has been Knowledge Organisers. I attended a seminar at the SHP conference this summer about knowledge and one of the parts they introduced was the use of Knowledge Organisers,... Continue Reading →

Assessment Feedback Sheet V2

Having used assessment feedback sheets last year in conjunction with my code marking, I thought it was time for a rework after some inspiration from @geographia I made some improvements. Please example and explanations   Please find free copy of... Continue Reading →

DIY Visual Hexagons

I really love @Jivespins's Visual Hexagon idea, and having seen someone else drawing on blank hexagons I thought about trying DIY visuals hexagons with classes. Very simply, pupils design their own visual hexagons and then annotate/link to explain the topic... Continue Reading →

Revision Bookmarks

As part of my revision packs for Y11, I created a version of the popular bookmark that contained simple exam question guidance and QR codes to relevant videos created by @bennewmark @MrAllsopHistory @worcesterjonny. Simple printed and laminated - you may need to fiddle... Continue Reading →

Make or Bake Homework

Our NQT @@ctaylorhistory came up with this excellent project for our KS3 students; Make or Bake! Simply, students are given the choice to make or bake a historical artefact based on a topic we have studied (the Romans and WW2 above),... Continue Reading →

‘The basics’ sheets for revision

After inspiration from our geography department and the fantastic @Mawhinney, I decided to make these 'basics' sheets for Y11 for the final push in the day/morning of the exam. Handed them out Friday and the guys were receptive! Please find attached... Continue Reading →

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