Monday, May 29, 2017

Investigating Acceleration in Reading

We have clearly seen that acceleration makes a huge difference in the engagement of the students who have been through the process of acceleration. These students appeared much more confident during the whole learning process. 

I wonder if acceleration works in the same way in a normal lesson (like something not engaging like a crime scene!).  Will we see the engagement and confidence in the same way in a more boring activity?  

Watch this space.

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Brain Development and Sensory Workshops

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Maths PD Staff Meeting Workshop

When was the last time you felt nervous about something you had to do? Was it an observation? Was it a tricky conversation to have with a parent? Or a colleague? How do you overcome it? What are your most effective strategies?

There is no better feeling than overcoming that mountain; focusing all of your attention on something, to visualise it, to breathe it in... and then to smash it home. 

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