All posts tagged: Engagement and Motivation in the Classroom

Thursday Briefings – Spring Term 2016

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Our Thursday briefings this term work to continue our enquiry into how best to ensure our learners are active, engaged and reflective while also visibly revising what exactly it is that makes for excellent teaching and learning. Teacher student relationships have a significant impact on student progress and are key when considering how to engage and motivate.  Creating an atmosphere in the classroom which encourages respect, rapport and a culture of learning is one of our […]

Asking more Questions

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The T&L CPD for our first day back in January this year was focused on encouraging students to ask more questions.  This builds on our whole school, year long focus of:  ‘Active, engaged, reflective learners’.  If students are generating questions then they are actively engaged and reflecting.  The act of creating a question also ensures that students are directing their own learning and working to make meaning for themselves. We began by asking ourselves how […]