Lessons in Revision (Part 2)

In Mark’s recent blog, Lessons in Revision for Heathfield Teach Share, he explained how he had been using the Heathfield Revision Clock to model revision for students and to get them into the habit of revising effectively. Mark ends his blog with a summary of his key principles that he now follows in regards to…

Doubling down on Wuthering Heights

I like to preface my teaching of Wuthering Heights with a compulsory screening of Kate Bush crying ‘Heathcliff! It’s me, it’s Cathy I’ve come home now!’ and prancing on the moors in a billowy dress while she moans musically about the sad effects of being outdoors in not much more than a nightie. The reaction…

Hey Siri, how do I teach with an iPad?

Technology in education is here to stay. There is no question about it. We live in a world that is reliant on technology in one way or another; you only need to ask recent passengers on British Airways about the reliance we have on technology. But the question to ask ourselves is how are we…

“Happy Pi Day”

Students look at me as if I am an embarrassing parent, but I see that glimmer of a smile as they walk into my room. Today is ‘Pi Day’ and the perfect excuse to celebrate the magic that is Mathematics. The day begins with a competition in tutor time to see who can recite the…