Tag Archives: Lesson plan

The #5MinReview by @TeacherToolkit and @Shaun_Allison⤴


The new ‘5 Minute Lesson Review’ produced by @TeacherToolkit and @Shaun_Allison, supports and encourages teachers to reflect on their own classroom practice. The template can also be used by a coach or mentor to help tease out reflection.  “Every teacher needs to improve, not because they are not good enough, but because they can get even … Continue reading »

The #5MinOfstedPlan by @TeacherToolkit and @LeadingLearner⤴


There is nothing quite like the O-word to send the shiver down the spine of a school or adrenaline pumping through its veins.  Whilst the #5MinOfstedPlan can’t guarantee an outstanding outcome, it can help ensure that you are well prepared for that phone call.  Don’t fall foul of the old saying, “I didn’t plan to … Continue reading »

Thwart the Grim-Reaper: #Ofsted reworks (Sep ’13)⤴


Here are some key Ofsted (September 2013) updates relevant to teaching and learning in the classroom. I have provided a summary of what will change for the teacher alone; ignoring all other updates. Any text in red, is crucial to ‘Thwart the Grim-Reaper’ from entering your classroom this academic year. N.b. (Nota bene) I have … Continue reading »