Tag: <span>S6</span>

Thinking Differently to Motivate Independent Learning

Inspired by a session at the Physics Summer School, I decided to try a 'creative thinking' exercise with my new S6 Advanced Higher pupils. Giving them the theme of 'Successful Learners', I asked them to spend a couple of minutes, individually and in silence, writing down all of the things they thought necessary for learning to be successful....


10/10 for trying.

I thought I'd have a go at combining some written work with a bit of peer assessment with my two S2 classes, and rather than just doing it to them, tell them the whys and wherefores of what we were doing. Having given them the task of writing up a piece of practical work, with...