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Give the Feedback Before the Race is Run

Presented to Teachmeet London on Tuesday 11 December, 2012, to follow is a quick drive through one moment in the life of The Edutronic – with a focus on feedback. Teachmeets are a grass-roots phenomenon

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Edutronic Presentation for The London Leadership Strategy meeting

As part of Dr Laura Ovenden’s presentation to the London Leadership Strategy meeting I was invited to present an introduction to Edutronic and its power as a vehicle for student feedback. Here’s a video of

Blogging Alchemy: Success in Secondary Student Blogging

I have set up a comprehensive student blogging platform for my classes. I have a blog for every class with a lesson stream that tracks and compiles the daily traffic of the classroom, I publish my

Winning Hurts

Most of what I know about learning I discovered through running on mountain trails. This journal entry represents my manifesto for teaching and learning in my classroom. I want to make something perfectly clear from

The Real World – A Meta-Letter to My Pupils

Picture this: a classroom inhabited by a class preparing for a “functional skills” English assessment. The students are clear about what was expected of them. They are working with focus and the atmosphere in the