Sam Baillie

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The Importance of Asking Questions to Promote Higher-Order Competencies

However, Irv found that schools often do not ask the range of questions children need to grow to their potential. In this column and the next, using …

Bloom's Critical Thinking Questions to Use in Class

December, 2014<br>Critical thinking is an essential skill in the cognitive development of students. It is probably the number one skill teachers would …

Treating Failure Like a Scientist

The 5 Minute Lesson Plan - success story by @Dani41189

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>If you use the 5 Minute Lesson Plan, how do you gauge its success?<p>I am currently in my third term of the Graduate Teacher …

Step by Step: Designing Personalized Learning Experiences For Students

The phrase "personalized learning" gets tossed around a lot in education circles. Sometimes it's used in the context of educational technology tools …

Universal Skills All Learners Should Know How to Do

Universal Skills All Learners Should Know How to Do<p>How to be a self-directed learner – finding and using resources (both face-to-face and online) to …

There’s No "I" in Teacher: 8 Tips for Collaborative Planning

That space is Mission Lab, a learning design studio within the school. From the very beginning, Mission Lab was considered a critical design aspect …

Teaching

A pragmatic approach to SOLO by @ScienceDouglas

10 Things You Can Do To Improve Parental Engagement by @jigsawschoolapp

Book Review: Teaching Backwards by @OTeaching

Pros<p>A useful reference guide<br>• Good focus on pedagogy<br>• Real-life images help illustrate practice<br>• Tips throughout<br>• Clearly written and accessible

Getting Pupils to Challenge Themselves by @TeachAdele

25 Pedagogy Ideas that Teachers found on Twitter

RCNowell on Twitter: "Growth mindset and the educator http://t.co/xx6qwcMnWB"

The #GuiltyTeacher. Guilty as charged! by @TeacherToolkit | TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 7 minutes<p>Last week on Educating Yorkshire, we watched Deputy Headteacher Michael Steer develop a serious skin condition whilst at work. …

“If given the choice, always choose the harder option.” @TeacherToolkit #SLTchat #edchat http://t.co/zI4FDY0ijl

An Inconvenient Truth – Grouping Pupils by Ability is Iniquitous by @MaryMered

Hunting English

Top Ten Tips for Behaviour Management<p>Most of my posts are about teaching strategies, the curriculum or the odd political rant. I have written very …

What the best education systems are doing right

In South Korea and Finland, it’s not about finding the “right” school.<p>Fifty years ago, both South Korea and Finland had terrible education systems. …

Brilliant Behaviour by @TeacherToolkit | TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 7 minutes<p>As a follow-up to our weekly CPD sessions, last week we revisited our CPD behaviour vision with all our staff. To put this all …

Every kid needs a champion

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people …

Teaching

Based Professional Development For Schools

<b>Get easy access to expertise & PD resources</b><p>Access PD resources, research and model videos from experts and other professionals. Use these to underpin …

Pedagogy

RT @miss_kes: Used Plenary Dice I saw on @tesResources today- Y7 loved it & suddenly reflecting was fun! #geographyteacher http://t.co/HoBz…

UKED Magazine Nov 2014

The 5 Wonders of Teaching

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>There is no question that teaching is incredibly demanding, exhausting and at times, demoralising. However, <b>this</b> <b>blog</b> is not …

The Digital #5MinPlan by @TeacherToolkit | TeacherToolkit

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>The 5 Minute Lesson Plan is <b>now</b> available in digital format!<p>Following a <i>beta</i> testing group, and after <b>14 months</b> of planning, I am …

year 7 ugly doll project

This is my year 7 ugly doll project. It is best to use the power point with the booklet - any questions please ask. There are two booklets- one has …