Feedback – #UkEdChat Homework

This title for #ukedchat on Thursday 23rd February is: ‘Is feedback an art or a science and should it be taught?’ As a headteacher I have always had giving feedback as part of my role as have my SLT. My recent post ‘Classroom Observations – tools to destroy?’ elicited quite a few comments, mostly centring on poor experiences of receiving feed back. How should SLT […]

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Learning through looking!

The definition of teaching is ‘Impart knowledge or skill; give instruction to’ (Oxford dictionary 1966) That presumes action, interaction & ‘doing something. In his really interesting article ‘Just Watching’ Oliver Quinlan explores the need teachers seem to have to constantly engage with pupils. As a head teacher I had the privilege of going into classrooms

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