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Growth Mindset: Where do we go now?

Before reading this blog it may be useful to read my first blog on mindset from this time last year which is here. I have just completed the analysis of the mindset questionnaires that we repeated with our students this … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions from a Head of RE

It’s so easy to have a million big dreams and plans for the year ahead, but its too easy for them to remain as dreams and to not materialise into action. Worse still is to act on a million things … Continue reading

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Under Starters Orders – Growth Mindset at the start of a new academic year

As a middle manager it is always tricky leading whole staff INSET, there is the possibility that after the one off day of input the content gets lost amongst the bigger school agenda. However the Mindset INSET has and always … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution

So my new year resolution is to try and engage my students more in their own learning process. My simple attempt to achieve this is ironically with the introduction of lesson resolutions. Basically every lesson the students are being asked … Continue reading

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Applying Solo to RE

I have recently been trialling solo in my RE lessons. Having read various blogs (e.g. http://www.learningspy.co.uk/solo-taxonomy/)on it I thought that the next thing to do was to take the plunge and develop some materials. I have placed the materials that … Continue reading

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Marginal Change Maximal Gain

We all know about how the British cycling team made a series of small changes to their training and processes in order to achieve great success in the Olympics. This is also reflected in Sir Clive Woodward’s approach to English … Continue reading

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