Tag Archives: reflection

The thrill of data collection: revelations and reflections from the field.

I had a bit of a shock this week: I love data collection. I know that I am prone to hyperbole, but in this case my statement is 100% accurate. I LOVE data collection and far more than I expected … Continue reading

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Reflective questions in the classroom: what do the students think?

I posted a while ago about one of my favourite reflective questions to ask students at the end of class: “what is stopping you from meeting your potential in maths at the moment?” In my post I outlined some key … Continue reading

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One of my favourite questions

Many of my posts lately have focussed on the importance of metacognition, self-reflection and self-efficacy in education. Whilst I come from the position of being a mathematics teacher, I believe that many of the principles can be applied across KLAs … Continue reading

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I don’t know what I’m doing right!

As I’ve progressed through my teaching career I’ve become acutely aware of the complete lack of insight many students have concerning their learning. They simply don’t know what they are doing wrong or right. They don’t understand at what point … Continue reading

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