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Questions

In this Teachers TV video, the late Ted Wragg shares his years of research into question types and reveals that in the classroom, surprisingly, only four per cent of questions asked in secondary schools are "higher order" questions, requiring more thought and an extended answer.

Working Together: Teaching Assistants and Assessment for Learning

The materials in this National Strategies resource help teaching assistants to develop their role in supporting assessment for learning (AfL) in the classroom by promoting and embedding good practice in partnership with teachers.

Throughout the resource, teaching assistants reflect on and evaluate their role...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools - Leadership Guide

This guide is for all secondary school leaders and teachers as they seek to improve teaching and learning both within their own institutions and in collaboration with colleagues in other schools. It provides information about the Pedagogy and practice study guides, looks at ways that schools may use them to support...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 3- Lesson Design for Lower Attainers

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers use to plan lessons for lower attainers. The techniques suggested are tried and tested; they draw on both academic research and the experience of practising teachers. 

By working through this guide you can build your teaching repertoire step by...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 4 - Lesson Design for Inclusion

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers use to design effectively inclusive lessons. The techniques suggested are tried and tested; they draw on both academic research and the experience of practising teachers.

By working through this guide you can build your teaching repertoire step...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 5 - Starters and Plenaries

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers use during interactive whole-class teaching sessions, particularly during starters and plenaries. The techniques suggested are tried and tested; they draw on both academic research and the experience of practising teachers.

By working through...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 6 - Modelling

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers use to provide effective modelling. The techniques suggested are tried and tested; they draw on both academic research and the experience of practising teachers.

By working through this guide you can build your teaching repertoire step by step,...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 7 - Questioning

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers use to engage pupils through questioning. The techniques suggested are tried and tested; they draw on both academic research and the experience of practising teachers.

By working through this guide you can build your teaching repertoire step by...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 8 - Explaining

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers use to structure their own explanations and to help pupils provide clear explanations themselves. The techniques suggested are tried and tested; they draw on both academic research and the experience of practising teachers.

By working through...

Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools Unit 9 - Guided Learning

This study unit offers some practical strategies that teachers use to guide pupils’ learning. The techniques suggested are tried and tested; they draw on both academic research and the experience of practising teachers.

By working through this guide, you can build your teaching repertoire step by step,...

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