From the Sandpit…

Musings on all things education by an ex-pat teaching in Dubai, passionate about talent development, teaching English, evidence informed practice and collaboration :)


Teaching and Learning Toolkit

Stick a rocket up your class!

Tweak of the week 28th May 2013

Question Wall

Tweak of the week 22nd May 2013

PMI (Plus, Minus, Interesting)

The following strategy is really useful for revision sessions. I call it ‘Kids on Tour’ and is a way of encouraging active participation and collaboration between students. Continue reading “Kids on Tour”

Tweak of the week May 15th 2013

Reflection Bullseye #poundlandpedagogy

Think Tax

I recently used this strategy in a Geography lesson, it is designed to foster independent learning in students and to encourage less dependence on the teacher, developing students who can think for themselves!! Continue reading “Think Tax”

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