The bit that’s observedThe bit that makes it outstanding
The Learning Loop observing learning feedback deliberate practice success modelling & failure Teaching of new repeat assessment of knowledge reflectionexisting knowledge
Planning Principles• Time is precious• Marking is planning• 5 planning questions• Focus on learning not activities• ‘Break’ your plan
5 planning questions1. How will last lesson relate to this lesson?2. Which students do I need to consider in this particular lesson? (pen portraits)3. What will students do the moment they arrive? (bell work)4. What are they learning, and what activities will they undertake in order to learn it?5. How will I (and they) know if they are making progress?
LEARNING: OUTCOME: To be able to So that we can Evaluate analyse Steinbeck’scharacterisation intentions ZOOM So that we can ZOOM IN OUT
Your questions (QFT)• Which of your 3 best questions will allow you to meet the learning outcome?• Choose 1 which you will rewrite
Second Question Is?/Doe Did? Can? Could? Will? Might? Grid Past Possibility Probability Prediction Imagination s? Present What? Event Where ?First Place When? Time Who? Person How deep Why? Reason do you want your How? questions to go? Meaning
Your questions• Choose a quotation about your character• Answer your question by ZOOMING IN and OUT on your quotations• Take a risk – do something surprising!
Review LEARNING: OUTCOME: To be able to So that we can Evaluate analyse Steinbeck’s characterisation intentions• Proofread your work• Highlight where you’ve taken a risk• Explain how well you’ve met the outcome• Peer assess
moment?• How might “the best laid plans o’ mice and men” go wrong?• Who might die?!
…try to read between the lines and evaluate the writer’s intention a bit more…The use of the word ‘poison’ likens Curley’s wife to something that kills and damages. Also it makes thereader think of plotting andsecrets which could explainwhy the men are wary of her because she can get them into trouble…
Show me a teacher who doesn’t fail every day and I’ll show you a teacher withlow expectations for his or her students. Dylan Wiliam
Two pieces of adviceIt’s always better to ask for forgiveness rather than permission Be brilliant and people will forgive you anything
Sapere aude! David Didau @LearningSpy learningspy.co.uk email@example.com