At a recent Special Interest Group (SIG) event, Tammara Lindsay, English Lecturer at Preston College, explored how freewriting can help break down the perceived barriers of GCSE re-sit learners who present with a fixed mindset or a reluctance to write or experiment with words. Here she reflects on how freewriting was integrated into her organisation and how it helped her learners.
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In this session, two public service teachers from Waltham Forest College Group, Javedul Shahid and Emeka Egbuonu, chat with one of their students about choosing a career within the police and studying public services.
Chloë Hynes reflects on the year she undertook Advanced Teacher Status (ATS) and looks back at how she managed her workload, the supportive communities that helped her along her journey, and offers her advice, from choosing the right mentor to colour coded to-do lists, to others undertaking ATS.
Teachers of practical subjects routinely demonstrate a practical skill, but many teachers don’t make as much use of the power of ‘showing how’ to help students learn. In this recording of a live SET webinar, Geoff will show you better ways to do a practical demonstration; ways that involve students much more and create better learning.