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Teaching practice: Lower-performing students

22 March 2017

All teachers will have lower-performing students in their classroom. Matt Bromley looks at some effective teaching strategies – and some approaches we should perhaps avoid

Before we begin, I have ...

Teaching practice: Disaffected students

15 March 2017

Just how should you approach the teaching of disaffected students? Matt Bromley continues his teaching practice series with advice on reaching and motivating the disengaged

One of the most common ...

Teaching practice: Small group work

8 March 2017

The next article in our teaching practice series focuses on small group teaching and how we can motivate students to learn. Matt Bromley advises

Last week we examined ways of teaching large groups ...

Teaching practice: The lecture

1 March 2017

Learning at large? It may be unloved and even considered by some unethical, but the lecture still has a role to play. Matt Bromley continues his teaching practice series with a look at how to make a ...

Teaching practice: Socratic seminars

8 February 2017

Our teaching practice series continues, as does our focus on dialogic questioning. Expert Matt Bromley discusses the teacher’s role in using the six Socratic questions and looks at Socratic seminars ...

Teaching practice: Dialogic questioning

1 February 2017

Our series on teaching practice turns its attention to dialogic teaching and dialogic questions, which are at the heart of education and learning. Matt Bromley explains

“I cannot teach ...

Teaching practice: Hinge questions

25 January 2017

Oil the hinge! Continuing his series on teaching practice, Matt Bromley now looks at how to make multiple-choice, hinge questions work in your classroom and your teaching

Why do teachers ask ...

Teaching practice: Explanations and modelling

18 January 2017

In the first of a new series of articles, due to run over the next two terms, Matt Bromley will be dissecting, explaining and offering advice and tips on key aspects of teaching practice. He begins ...

Key stage 3: Literacy and numeracy

16 November 2016

In the final of his series of articles discussing best practice in key stage 3, Matt Bromley looks at the keystones of literacy and numeracy

Ofsted’s 2015 report Key Stage 3: The Wasted Years? ...

Key stage 3: Effective use of the Pupil Premium

9 November 2016

Continuing his focus on key stage 3, Matt Bromley considers how the Pupil Premium can be used to maximise progress during these crucial years, what Ofsted inspectors expect to see in this context, ...

Key stage 3: Assessment

2 November 2016

All this term, Matt Bromley is focusing on practice and pedagogy in the key stage 3 classroom. He now turns his focus to assessment, including data management, closing the gaps and life after levels ...

Key stage 3: Avoiding the year 8 ‘dip’

28 September 2016

Continuing his focus on key stage 3 education, Matt Bromley looks at how we can tackle the common problem of the year 8 ‘dip’, when students can suffer from a lack of motivation and engagement ...

Key stage 3: The curriculum and working across phases

21 September 2016

Continuing our focus this term on key stage 3, Matt Bromley looks at how effective cross-phase partnerships can aid transition and how the curriculum in years 7, 8 and 9 can be made more engaging ...

Key stage 3: Year 6 to 7 transition

14 September 2016

This term in SecEd, Matt Bromley is focusing on boosting outcomes for learners at key stage 3. He looks here at the process of transition and how we can best help pupils to prepare and cope with the ...

Key stage 3: Effective homework

7 September 2016

This term, Matt Bromley will be turning his attention to key stage 3, offering practical advice on a range of issues to help schools and teachers boost outcomes. He begins with a look at homework and ...

Taking educated risks: part 4

6 July 2016

In the final part of this series, Matt Bromley pulls together his discussions on what professional teacher autonomy means and its links to outstanding practice. Here, he discusses what risk-taking in ...

Taking educated risks: part 3

29 June 2016

In the third of his four-part series, Matt Bromley asks what professional autonomy really looks like and how it links to outstanding practice. He then begins to define what risk-taking in the ...

Taking educated risks: part 2

22 June 2016

In the second of his four-part series on taking risks in schools with teaching and learning, Matt Bromley explains how shared cultures and consistent approaches go hand-in-hand with encouraging ...

Taking educated risks in our schools and our classrooms

15 June 2016

In this four-part series, Matt Bromley will be discussing how to encourage and manage a culture of risk-taking in your school’s teaching and learning. In part one, he discusses the challenges facing ...

Using project-based learning in your classroom

4 May 2016

The impact that project-based learning can have on student outcomes and motivation is well-known. In the first of a two-part series, Matt Bromley looks at the golden rules for incorporating this ...

Five keys to learning: Grabbing students’ attention

2 March 2016

Continuing his five-part series, Matt Bromley is dissecting his five key aspects of engaging and effective lessons. Key number three is grabbing your students’ attention. He offers some practical ...

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