Category Archives: Plenary

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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Pixar Pitch

I spent part of the half-term reading Dan Pink’s new book ‘To Sell is Human’. Don’t be put off by the title. Pink’s message is that selling is no longer the preserve of the salesperson; everyone is now in sales, including educators. Each day we sell our message to students. One of my favourite chapters […]

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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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Weather or climate?

Thanks to Noel Jenkins for highlighting this… great little starter video.

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R.G updates and China Case Study

I’ve updated a couple of bits on RG. Added my Holderness case study podcast to the coasts page, updated the starters and plenaries page, and added a couple of resources to the CCEA resource page on the exploitation of Coal in China. There are a number of great clips on YouTube such as the only […]

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