#mindfulness, #revision and walking #retreats | grahart

Noticing. Paying attention. Space for your thoughts.

“Permission” to spend time doing these things can be just as relevant for teachers as it is for students. Equally, “do I have the time?” and “will I want to do this?” are also swishing around our minds!

So, when my wife said “There’s  a walking retreat at Mottisfont“, I was in two minds; but went anyway…

Back to school:  one of my revision activities with the students at the end of the course is the “fantasy exam”.  We’ve been through various papers, and the students have got to *that* stage…. So, I take them on a “guided…

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Chemistry Mastery Books | Adam

Science teachers are having to deal with a new GCSE curriculum which is broader and deeper than before. I am personally finding that my students in Year 10 are totally unequipped to deal with it. We’ve started rewriting KS3 but in the meantime I’ve been focussing on ways to try and help students through more complex material.

Inspired by Rosalind Walker I’ve been trying to write “mastery” work. I know that there is a whole literature out there about “mastery” but for my purposes it just boils down to “shedloads of questions on a given topic introduced slowly and coherently with worked…

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Chemistry Mastery Books | Adam

Science teachers are having to deal with a new GCSE curriculum which is broader and deeper than before. I am personally finding that my students in Year 10 are totally unequipped to deal with it. We’ve started rewriting KS3 but in the meantime I’ve been focussing on ways to try and help students through more complex material.

Inspired by Rosalind Walker I’ve been trying to write “mastery” work. I know that there is a whole literature out there about “mastery” but for my purposes it just boils down to “shedloads of questions on a given topic introduced slowly and coherently with worked…

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http://ift.tt/2q2cq0f