POP Targets: My presentation on target setting from the Apple Regional Training Centre Launch is here.
Challenge, Conflict and Controversy: Some dirty tricks for creating cognitive conflict in your classroom here.
Visiting the Belmont Learning Hubs: My experiences of visiting Dan Brinton to learn about his distributed leadership CPD model can be found here.
Ten Tips for Questioning (2015 Edition) can be found here.
What I learnt about teaching from The Godfather can be found here.
Tell Their Boss: Why we should send praise up the hierarchy here.
Big Day Out North East: A multi-blog series reflecting on the day:
RE: What is it good for: Reflections on the purpose of RE here.
To Blog or Not to Blog: My thoughts on starting to blog here.
Twitter for CPD: My thoughts on using Twitter to make me a better teacher Here.
after being asked so many times where I get my enthusiasm from I share what motivates me here.
3 simple techniques to get students asking questions from #TrinityTM can be found here.
Guess My Grade
An experiment in prophecy and reflections on the purpose of assessment can be found here.
What I learnt about teaching from Tim Minchin can be found here
Looking back at 2014 and forward to 2015; very little about teaching can be found here
Explaining why I think @pedagoo is so important can be found here.
What really matters? #teacher5aday
My thoughts on teacher wellbeing http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-6e
What makes an inspirational teacher?
Reflections following the #riddlemethised slow chat http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-5Q
Culture Shift – Christmas Special
Notes from my keynote at #TMSnowball 10/12/14 http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-23
Directives for Research Projects
A brief post on a @LearningSpy idea I decided to try. http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-5D
Guidelines for joining in on the slow chat. http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-5p
Just one more thing…
A discussion activity that kept on growing… http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-5g
What’s the Big Idea?
Presentation notes on “Why do we ask questions?” From #pedagoochristmasparty 2014 http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-2A
Planning for Metacognition
A brief summary of what metacognition is and a few ways to start incorporating it into lessons. http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-4N
Practical Praise Initiative
Notes from presentation at #nceatm on why praise is important and a few ways to do it. http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-1P
Keep Calm and Teach British Values
My response to the British Values in schools issue. http://wp.me/p3xVUK-3EQ
Some brief thoughts on acting on feedback, with links to further recommend reading. http://wp.me/p3xVUK-3EM
It’s All About The Extra
Reflections on making school special and why we should. http://wp.me/p3xVUK-3EB
Why Teachmeets are Awesome
I share why I enjoy Teachmeets. http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-2W
The Spy Who Loved Literacy
A write up of the trial of Slow Writing from @learningspy http://wp.me/p3xVUK-3Ag
Faith and Fame
Looking at the impact of beliefs on the lives of sports personalities and celebrities. http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-1M
Advice for Leaders
Something to remember for leaders. http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-1H
Differentiated Plenary Stickers
A quick way to differentiate your plenary. http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-1x
Remembrance Day Writing Competition
A simple way to encourage reflection through literacy. http://wp.me/p5hvJ8-E