Traffic Lights!

A visual representation of traffic lights could essentially help children to reflect on their own progress whilst aiding reflection. It is a quick way to formatively assess. This, especially in combination with power pens can show you how confident or challenged a child may feel. From experience in University and in reflection of how it […]

Safeguarding Training.

With a change in government documents, it was important as a trainee to undergo updated safeguarding training. This involved revising important legislations, statistics and facts. Various tests were taken throughout in order to test knowledge, understanding and awareness. At the end we were given a certificate as proof of this training. I found this extremely […]

Science Challenges of Inclusion: Reading Reflection.

Reading Reference: Meeting the challenges of inclusion., March/April 2014, pgs. 9-11 Key points: Some higher achievers in Mathematics and English will sometimes struggle with Science. Some children who struggle with language seem to cope better with Science. Concerns that may arise in Science include: behavioural issues, differentiation, conflict with other subject areas and coordinating staff. […]

Planning for Science: Reading Reflection.

Reading Reference: Primary Science, Teaching Theory & Practice. , 2014, Chapter 7:Planning pgs. 70-86. Key points: Within this book, Chapter 7 explains in depth qualities and strategies that are used in effective planning. The Key points include: Planning effective learning takes place at three different levels: long-term plans (which are often made by the subject […]