TS3 and TS5

March 10, 2017 3:39 pm

The students have begun learning about multiplication this week with no prior teaching. Therefore, it has been important to introduce students to the concept in the correct way. After researching the topic, I began the teaching using doubling and practicing of the two times tables. This meant that the students... View Article

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TS 2 & TS 4. Focus: Planning

March 10, 2017 11:06 am

During this week at my second school placement, I have planned and taught a series of English lessons to introduce our new termly topic. I began the week showing the first part of the film ‘Up’ to my year 1 class. This was effective in ‘contributing to the design and... View Article

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Pupil progress/ self-assessment – TS 2

March 10, 2017 11:05 am

I have recently been researching the use of self-assessment strategies and have introduced some in my class. Following a discussion with my mentor, I decided to research some self-assessment strategies I could introduce into my year 1 class. One of the strategies I came across was getting the children to... View Article

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Standard 2- ‘Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils’

March 10, 2017 11:05 am

The importance of ensuring that every lesson I deliver ensures that all children make progress is regularly emphasised in all aspects of my training. When beginning my training this seemed like a simple enough aspect of teaching, as a teacher you must teach all children in your class. As I... View Article

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Sequence of English Lessons

March 10, 2017 11:04 am

This was my first experience planning for a sequence of English lessons. The children had to meet an objective by the end of the sequence which consisted of applying speech to a piece of descriptive writing. Subject knowledge was a main issue, as English is my weak area. To avoid... View Article

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TS5 Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all pupils.

November 28, 2016 10:36 am

During my time within my special needs placement I was fortunate to experience a new outlook on delivering education to children.  While the class I was assigned to had a small number of pupils, less than a quarter of pupils compared to my mainstream school, and with more adults assigned... View Article

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