Wrap your learning culture around the HOW2 Skills Exchange, and you’ll see your teachers’ self-sufficiency and professionalism grow. While research studies give teachers a general direction, it’s their own colleagues who provide the practical know-how from which to learn.
When Edyta teaches her Job Centre Plus students on their Employability course, she knows there should be no formality that might remind them of their school days. So, how could she get them to develop their CVs? And do it collaboratively?
We all know that the best teachers are also keen learners. So it’s natural for head teachers to want to develop a learning culture among their staff. Ali Brown of Nine Mile Ride primary is thrilled to see it growing so rapidly in her school around the HOW2s.
Montel, a Year 6 pupil, was having real problems with his writing. Despite intense support, Montel didn’t seem to be able to generate a sufficient number of ideas for a piece of sustained writing. Here’s the process that transformed Montel into a writer — in only one lesson.
With a first-class degree in graphic design, primary teacher Laura Johns was putting her creative mind to work. What was the best way to teach her pupils letter writing, she pondered. How could she make it engaging and with a fair degree of collaborative learning too?