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Thinking about thinking: blog round-up

I’ve written a lot of related posts recently around the theme of thinking, schema-building and the challenges of managing a class so that everyone is thinking, learning, succeeding. Here’s a round up.

Top Three! High-impact, inclusive questioning strategies.

When I’m invited to support schools and colleges with CPD around teaching and learning – or I’m simply asked to nominate my favourite high-impact strategies – these three strategies are what usually come to mind as key areas to focus on. Cold Calling; Think Pair Share and Check for Understanding. They work incredibly well in … Continue reading

10 FAQs about the challenges teachers face.

When I visit schools to deliver CPD or work alongside teachers and leaders as part of their improvement process, lots of the same questions come up. Here’s a selection from recent discussions with NQTs/RQTs as well as more experienced teachers. I’ve written this as a kind of interview with myself: 1. What do you do … Continue reading


2 thoughts on “Thinking about thinking: blog round-up

  1. Many wise words I think.


    Posted by Stephen Schwab | November 7, 2020, 11:55 am
  2. Reblogged this on Y Byd a'r Betws – Blog Barri Moc and commented:
    A superb collection by Tom Sherrington – Teaching and Learning


    Posted by barrimoc | November 7, 2020, 2:30 pm

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