Tips for Teachers: 32. Peer and Self-assessment

Tips for Teachers: 32. Peer and Self-assessment

‘It is important to distinguish between peer and self-marking, which are useful aids to reducing marking workload for simple tasks, and peer and self-assessment, which creates useful feedback and can contribute to learning. Taking part in peer and self-assessment...
Tips for Leaders: 15. Mental Health and Wellbeing

Tips for Leaders: 15. Mental Health and Wellbeing

“A healthy school ensures that when pupils are unhappy, anxious, disturbed or depressed there are open channels for them to seek or be offered support, without stigma and with appropriate confidentiality. A healthy school actively seeks to promote emotional...
Tips for Teachers: 28. Modelling and Scaffolding

Tips for Teachers: 28. Modelling and Scaffolding

‘Effective modelling and scaffolding reduces the extraneous load on students’ working memories and strengthens schema, making learning more efficient, more manageable, and easier for them to retrieve.’ (Adam Riches, 2022) Modelling and scaffolding are essential...