Category Archives: Plenaries

Summarise your learning in LEGO


A post in response to a conversation I had on Twitter with Andy.  Instead of the end of term video, I asked my Key Stage 3 classes to summarise one aspect of their learning, from over the course of the academic year, as a Lego model. I set some simple rules. Each team then had […]

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Geog one…

I’ve been enjoying having a play with the Draw Something app, since students introduced it to me. This week it has become one of the fastest selling of all time. It’s a little like taboo but on your favourite device. Jumping on the bandwagon, until they produce a geography version, I’ve produced some cards (1 […]

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Snail Racing (V2)

Just a bit of fun, can be used as a starter or plenary. (1.5 mb pps). Let me know if it works for you…

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Connect 4

Nothing special, simple little game I play as a plenary. Divide the class into two, ask a team in turn a question. When correct, drop in a counter. Click once on a circle for yellow, twice for red. (228 kb pps). Right click and save as…

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Twitter as a starter or plenary?

A bit of a follow up from my Facebook profile template. I’ve used Twitter live in the classroom before, I really like the need for students to think carefully, and prioritise, the text they use. But we don’t always have net access -so as with the Facebook profile, I’ve produced a template on PowerPoint, I’ve […]

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What if they had a Facebook Profile?

I’ve been working on several schemes of work, it’s surprising how uncreative you become under pressure. One of my escapes has been reading about people having much more exciting times during their holidays on Facebook. I was working on a R.S. scheme of work and wanted students to produce a summary of their thinking about […]

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Starters and Plenaries

I’ve now started my starters and plenaries page on R.G., I spent some time developing different strategies last year, so much more to come here.

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