How DO you plan your classroom?

making students visible using a student centred approach

Is it heresy to not begin planning with the curriculum, specifically state mandated? I run a student-centered classroom, so the curriculum is never my starting point! Here’s my 5-step classroom planning process I use to put my students front and centre of their learning.

The Secret Ingredient

differentiation's secret ingredient at

I love that scene in Kung Fu Panda. It is the end of the movie, and the team, including Po, have just defeated Tai Lung the fearsome snow leopard. Po is about to leave the village when his adoptive father,…

Curriculum Innovation in HE

Curriculum Innovation in HE

Exploring New Approaches in Teacher Education to Enhance Learning and Improve Practice Working with academics in planning curriculum innovation across often unfamiliar knowledge domains, I spend much of my initial time endeavoring to understand different conceptual and methodological organizing frameworks for course development.…