Posts Tagged ‘SCITT’

Assessment for Learning

TES ConnectToday was our second lecture on the subject of Assessment for Learning and it proved to be a very interesting day!  I am a firm believer in the pedagogy of peer assessment and self assessment, using techniques like the traffic light system, rich questioning and the opportunity of allowing a child to think, (‘silence is golden’ is what I had been taught on a number of sales courses in the past!).  I had been familiar with the concept Continue reading


Whiteboard Literacy ICT

Teachers TVA good video here from our friends at Teachers TV!  A few great ideas to start literacy discussion and ideas in any class from year 1 to year 6.

What does ‘Literate’ mean?

literacyIn our English module today we discussed Language and Literacy, looking at theories and the history of policies over the last 20 years.  What are your thoughts on the meaning of ‘being literate’?  Is it simply being good at reading and writing?  How many more elements should it cover today?  Leave me a comment and let me know your thoughts!

Which theory are you?

VygotskyBeen looking at learning theories today and discussing the affects they have on children in schools and how it has shaped teachers. Continue reading

1st reflection… day one

What kind of teacher are you?The anticipation grew, the nerves began to kick in, the butterflies started to appear, and then the moment came when we each began our training adventure towards becoming and ‘oustanding teacher’… Continue reading

A Teachers TV video tip

Teachers TVA prep video for any new trainee teacher who will begin placements soon!  Click here to watch

Registration for Worcester Uni

Picture 1Today my registration request came through the post for The University of Worcester!  It is a sure sign that this really is happening!  Incase you are wondering why Worcester Uni, well it is linked to Somerset SCITT as the course provider.  ID card should be on its way soon….woo hoo!