Monthly Archive: February 2014

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ClassCharts.com

Check out www.classcharts.com. I’ve been experimenting with this free software over the last few days and have been incredibly impressed. Here’s the video explanation in their own words… The drag-and-drop, data-driven seating plans are excellent, but the behaviour management tools are great too. You can set up buttons that award behaviour points for any criteria you choose. Pupils and parents...

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The E factor, dynamic pitching and instant feedback

Engagement of students in their learning. The E factor. You know it when you see it; you know it when you hear it. Sustained cognitive effort by students who are working at the edge of their abilities. The engagement we want to see as teachers isn’t about keeping students amused, it’s about keeping them thinking for extended periods of time....