Tag - independent learning

Brain pop (Primary – KS3)

This website provides a whole host of videos (often animated) suitable for pupils at explaining concepts. This may help to secure understanding when learning remotely. Subjects range from Maths, English, Science, Computer Science to Music and the Arts.

Seneca Learning

Seneca learning is a fantastic website targeted at Secondary pupils with a wide range of subjects organised by exam board. It can be used for free to create a “class” for pupils to study content for different subjects. You can set courses as an ‘assignment’ for pupils to ‘study’ and then set tasks, usually quizzes …

Developing cultural capital

An example of utilizing padlet to encourage wider reading, debate and discussion. Pupils select topics that interest them and add deeper knowledge or context than the exam specification. Broadening Yr 12’s Cultural Capital – THN

Reciprocal teaching

Where students become the teacher in small groups. Students participate in group discussions either to consider new content or revise old content. Each child has a role to play that focuses on demonstrating different strategies: summarising, question generating, clarifying, and predicting. Reciprocal Teaching