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An English teacher at a Secondary School in the UK. * Sharing and questioning the day job. * I teach KS3/4/5.
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Something I’ve created:

I have been making and using these for the last few years, for all KS3 assessments. Simply use APP levels and language, linked to the standards in the NC and make it all a little more pupil friendly. Then, staff highlight the area that best-fits the individual student’s work.

Your gaps = pupil targets (and things to address in reflection and your teaching).

thedogatemylessonplan:

Schools are becoming more and more technology oriented each day. At times, it seems that the ability of working with the lastest gadgets, computer software and social networking sites comes naturally to children. Meanwhile, adults struggle just to keep up. Since social networking has…

I used this reflection tool as an end of year evaluation. Pupils discussed in pairs/ groups and then put their answers in on their own copy :)

A fantastic free resource that randomly selects from over 100 plenary activities. Enjoy!

teacher-woman:

The sides say: I need help, I’m working hard, and I’m finished.

This could be used for individual seat work. Every student could have one of these, and flip it to the appropriate label to let others know what they are doing, and it lets the teacher see at a glance who needs help.

Mini AFL flip charts. Very good idea.