School Stuff

  • Winchester PD Calendar 2013-14 Internal Professional Development Calendar - Term 1  Date Title Audience Led by Venue 25Aug National Curriculum and 3-part lesson New Staff Glenda Training room   Formative and Summative Assessments ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2014, 9:56 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Winchester PD Log Winchester PD Log (External Training)   Date Title Audience Venue 1.        22 Sept    GEMS awareness Day New Staff WIS 2.        24 Sept  HSFA (Heartsaver Paediatric First Aid training for teachers and ...
    Posted Mar 8, 2014, 9:57 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Key Features of Winchester PD programme     Key Features of PD Programme         ·         Middle Leaders to cascade training info to their staff using resources given to them. ·         Learning coaches to lead some training sessions ·         Teachers will be given ...
    Posted Jul 9, 2011, 12:12 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • PD Newsletter Click on the attachments below to read the PD newsletters.Volume 1: 2011-12Volume 2: 2012-13
    Posted Feb 20, 2013, 1:32 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Presentations Click on the attachments below to download training presentations.
    Posted Sep 4, 2011, 1:05 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • PD Survey Click below to view the survey questionnaire for 2010-11
    Posted Jun 28, 2011, 8:05 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Catalogue of PD Books The following reference books are available in my office:Designed as a teacher's resource, The Teacher's Toolkit is packed with practical classroom strategies and enjoyable learning exercises that ...
    Posted Aug 17, 2011, 10:12 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Awards and Certificates The following certificates are up for grabs this year:           
    Posted May 21, 2014, 10:02 PM by Rohan Roberts
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Quotes

  • 1 “My contention is that creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the same status."-- Sir Ken Robinson
    Posted Jun 26, 2011, 10:02 AM by Rohan Roberts
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Classroom Resources

  • Special Educational Needs What 'special educational needs' means:The term 'special educational needs' (SEN) has a legal definition, referring to children who have learning difficulties or disabilities that make it harder for them ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 6:33 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Differentiation “Differentiation is about catering to the different needs, different intelligences, and different learning styles in the classroom.”"Differentiation is the practice of making lessons different to accommodate the different students ...
    Posted Feb 10, 2013, 9:25 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Behaviour Management Top 10 strategies for dealing with misbehaviourFollow these tried and tested tips to help you clamp down on bad behaviour.Most teachers are faced with at least some misbehaviour ...
    Posted Jun 30, 2011, 11:52 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Assessment for Learning “Assessment for learning is the process of seeking and interpreting evidence for use by learners and their teachers to decide where the learners are in their learning, where they need ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 2:00 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Teachers' Toolkit Click on the attachment below from the TES website to view an exhaustive list of teaching strategies with excellent instructions and explanations. There are also suggestions on whether to use ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 1:02 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Starter Activities StartersThe purpose of a starter is to grab the students’ attention at the very start of the lesson. It’s a ‘hook’ to get them settled and focus on ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 1:27 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Plenary Producer PlenaryThe purpose of a plenary is to recap what was done in the lesson; gauge what students have learnt; and assess how much progress has been made with reference ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 1:29 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • ICT tools for Education  Excellent Web 2.0 tools for teachers Including tools for Presentation, Research, Videos, Slideshows, Audio, Images, Drawing, Writing, Music, Organising, Converting, Mapping, Quizzes and Polls, Graphing, Creativity, and WidgetsClick ...
    Posted Jul 2, 2011, 12:25 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Mindmaps & Brainstorming Use mind maps for creativity, productivity and note-takingWhat Are Mind Maps?Mind Maps are a visual diagram with lines and bubbles representing ideas and relationships between them. The ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 9:49 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Lesson Objectives Objectives and OutcomesIt is essential for the teacher to explicitly share the objectives and outcomes of the lesson with students.Objectives are statements of what you are setting out ...
    Posted Jul 2, 2011, 12:23 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Interactive Whiteboard Instructions Click on the links below for Promethean interactive whiteboard instructions:Promethean Training ActivInspire InstructionsActiv Tips
    Posted Jul 12, 2011, 2:32 AM by Rohan Roberts
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Pedagogy and Training Resources

  • Leadership Tools Use links below  to access the MindTools™  toolkit.Leadership ToolsWhether you're in a leadership position now, or you're working towards this, you can become an exceptional leader ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 10:47 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Six Thinking Hats Edward de Bono:“Thinking is a skill, intelligence is not enough.”“Within the information age – using the Internet to find information is not enough, you have to think about what ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 10:22 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Effective Questioning The use of questioning as an educational tool has a long and revered history. Research shows that teachers ask between 300–400 questions per day, the majority of which are ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 6:27 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Encouraging Creativity "Creativity is the process of having original ideas that have value.""My contention is that creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 10:38 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Articles Learning namesRemembering your pupils' names can be tricky. Here are a few ideas to try, including games and the delicate art of bluff. Click here to viewThe importance ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 7:44 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Podcasts WHAT IS A PODCAST?  The best way to understand podcasting is to imagine a merger between blogging (regularly posted articles of news, insight, fun, grips, literature, and more) and radio ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 7:39 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Multiple Intelligences Take an Online Multiple Intelligence TestClick here: Birmingham Grid for Learning The Multiple IntelligencesThe multiple intelligences theory (MI theory) claims that all humans have eight intelligences, to a ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2011, 11:14 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Energisers & Warmers Icebreaker, Warmup, Energizer, Deinhibitizer Descriptions (on the wilderdom website)Balloon ActivitiesGames you can play with balloons to get a group having fun and working together.  Includes the hilarious "Fire ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2012, 8:58 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Icebreakers Why use icebreakers?Create a positive group atmosphereHelp people to relaxBreak down social barriersEnergize & motivateHelp people to "think outside the box"Help people to get to ...
    Posted Jul 2, 2011, 12:35 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • Bloom's Taxonomy Bloom's Taxonomy is a simple and logically structured model of learning. Taxonomy means 'a set of classification principles', or 'structure.’ Domain simply means 'category‘ or ‘level’.  Thinking and learning ...
    Posted Jul 2, 2011, 1:28 AM by Rohan Roberts
  • National Curriculum Levels The National Curriculum of England and WalesClick here: Introduction to the National CurriculumWhat are attainment targets and levels?An attainment target (AT) sets out the 'knowledge, skills and ...
    Posted Jul 10, 2011, 11:00 PM by Rohan Roberts
  • Gifted and Talented What 'gifted and talented' means'Gifted and talented' describes children and young people with an ability to develop to a level significantly ahead of their year group (or with the ...
    Posted Jul 2, 2011, 3:47 AM by Rohan Roberts
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