The English Department's Blog

2013 Archive

May 30

A blog post that has attracted a lot of very positive attention lately is ‘Should we use questions to teach‘, by the very interesting @kris_boulton. He discusses how teachers can use questions more effectively in the classroom. I’ve been experimenting lately with encouraging students to ask better questions, and have come up with a quick […]

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May 21

Evernote is one of those tools that I think every teacher should know about. If you ever need to save a web page for later, and then find it again, it’s really easy to use, especially if you install the Chrome add-on. I particularly like the way that my Google searches now include results from the […]

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Apr 15

Improving Pupil Feedback This blog post supplements the mini-INSET which I delivered at the beginning of term. I hope it fleshes out my thoughts more fully and points you towards the experts whose ideas I have so shamelessly cribbed for the purposes of this presentation. If you’d like a link to my presentation, you can […]

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