Tag Archives: 3.4 Prof. Reflection & Commitment

Who Am I?⤴

from @ The Pedagogy Princess

This weeks social studies TDT looks at identity and asks us to read a chapter of Woodward (2004) and look at the role it plays in our world today. So reading this, you might wonder who I am? Well I’m a university student, a Girlguide leader, a Manchester City fan, a blogger, British, a lover […]

Using the TASC wheel in planning⤴

from @ Reflections of a Trainee Teacher – @EarlyYearsIdeas

TASC stands for ‘Thinking Actively in a Social Context’. This is an approach which can be used when planning, to create experiences that will challenge and engage students – making … Continue reading

What Kind of Teacher Do I Want To Be?⤴

from @ Reflections of a Trainee Teacher – @EarlyYearsIdeas

As mentioned in one of my previous posts, I hope to spend this year working on developing into my own kind of teacher, rather than simply imitating my ‘host’ teacher. … Continue reading

Powerful Knowledge in the Social Studies Classroom⤴

from @ The Pedagogy Princess

So, after a wonderful summer of work, work, Paris, work, its back to third year and within my first day I have been subjected to TDT’s! Nothing quite like getting into the swing of things, is there? My elective module this year is Scottish Studies (unlike me I know, but when I signed up to […]

Moulsford’s Matron⤴

from @ The Pedagogy Princess

I honestly have to say, when I was at school one of the places I frequented the most at school was the sick bay what with whooping cough, a bad back and then the general clumsyness of falling over. So when I came to Moulsford and found that they have their own matron, I knew […]

Boarding Life at Moulsford⤴

from @ The Pedagogy Princess

Here at Moulsford, boarding is offered for boys Year 5 and up, Monday to Friday, 4 nights a week. It is flexible and boys can choose to stay for 1, 2, 3 or 4 nights in a row if they choose. There is also the opportunity for some boys to actually stay until 8pm if […]

Week 3 – Reflection⤴

from @ The Pedagogy Princess

Week 3 has been a 4 day week due to Easter Monday being a bank holiday. I’m so used to being in Scotland where most people work and most things are open on a bank holiday but down here in England everyone closes up shop and takes the day as a proper holiday for family […]

Religious Instruction⤴

from @ The Pedagogy Princess

Moulsford, as with many other schools across England prides itself in being a Church of England school. This means that during assembly the boys are expected to pray, sing religious hymns and uphold christian values. I have myself observed this in practice and remember prayers and assembly singing, well from my own school days in […]

Week 2 – Reflection⤴

from @ The Pedagogy Princess

Each week on this placement, I must right a short reflection on my time at Moulsford and link it to the GTCS Scottish Standards for Provisional Registration. It was the last week of the Spring term before they boys go off on their Easter break and there was a lot of random days and lessons […]