Monthly Archives: January 2013

Stuck for plenary ideas… read on …

Plenaries from the Technology Faculty In Technology we have been looking at a few ways of incorporating exciting and new plenaries into lessons. Some ideas we are trialling at the moment: • Pictionary: Pupils to draw the keyword without speaking … Continue reading

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Move from good to outstanding -practical tips

I was asked by my group of NQT’s….Can you give us some simple but practical ways to improve our teaching and in turn enhance the learning ? So prior to the meeting I took a list of practical but simple … Continue reading

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Zondle for Zest

Computer/video games have no place in education. Or do they? For the past year students in my upper school lessons have been using the Zondle service to support their learning. What is Zondle? Zondle can be summarised as a web-based platform … Continue reading

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Are Virtual Learning Environments a thing of the past?

In light of the publication of the Department for Education’s digital strategy in December 2012 it seemed fitting to reflect on my own use of digital media both inside and outside the classroom. Having trialled numerous different ways to get … Continue reading

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We inspire and challenge our young readers at RVHS

The English Department at Roding Valley High School are working hard to improve literacy skills and have joined the Carnegie Children’s Book Awards to inspire and challenge young readers. Students have the opportunity to engage and encourage young readers to … Continue reading

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The RVHS Learning Puzzle – Be part of it…..ZEST via media

We have just started to work on our vision for the spring term. Our T&L groups will be working on the following: Group A – Teaching and Learning e-newsletter The aim is to publish at least 3 newsletters this academic … Continue reading

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