We can't find good answers in education unless we ask the right questions. These five elements of classroom culture have helped me ask the right questions about what makes highly effective learning environments day in day out.
What does it feel like for students to be part of our classrooms? Is it a safe place for them to be themselves? I mean really be themselves, in a place where learning is the most important thing, not compliance; a place where rules and expectations you set make sense all the way down and… Continue reading The Essence of ‘Classroom Culture’
This blog will give you a whistle stop tour of how we have been trying to continue to develop teaching during this challenging yet fruitful time to be in education in the UK. What has been encouraging during Lockdown 2.0 (or is it 3.0?) is that, at our school, we have not changed how we… Continue reading Developing teaching during a pandemic: a brief overview of what we’ve been doing