Tag Archive: motivation


Challenge box


Who is it for? Teachers who teach Key stage 3, 4 and 5 students. Teachers and students who enjoy being creative with teaching and learning styles, techniques and strategies. Teachers who are prepared to take risks and who enjoy being inspirational in the classroom, laboratory and workshop! Outline of idea. The 'Challenge box' is a …

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Building Learning Power by Guy Claxton (perhaps specifically useful to GTP/ITT/NQT/UQT staff)

Building learning power

Written by Emily Player (D/T GTP The Voyager Academy. Who is it for?  This is an idea for all teachers at KS3 interested in developing group work.  All teachers especially those with a passion for creating stimulating learning environments interest in building ‘engine rooms’ open to new approaches for student thinking Outline of the idea …

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“Well done for raising your hand!”

Who is it for? Useful at any level and in any context for encouraging and enlivening discussion during plenaries. Outline of the idea: I use this technique every time I need to enliven a plenary.  I pick a student, “Michael”, who I know from previous lessons is reasonably secure on the topic in hand but …

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