If homework has a clear and meaningful purpose to both the student and the course, then it has the potential to make a valid contribution to the students learning. Continue reading Creating effective, efficient and engaging Homework for Key Stage 3 Drama
I’ve just uploaded onto TES some resources for ICER. ICER is an acronym for Ideas, Create, Evaluate and Rehearse and acts as a way of structuring the lesson and the way in which students create drama. It allows for early intervention with groups you aren’t working well and it maintains a fast but healthy pace to the lesson. It is very observation and OfSted friendly as … Continue reading ICER Resources
I’ve just had feedback from a book scrutiny on my Year 10 Drama GCSE group. These have been some interesting bits of feedback that I want to reflect on. Firstly though, for context, in Drama we keep our classwork in folders and we have homework books for written work. This is because the class work tends to be recording progress using big A3 Graphic Organisers … Continue reading Evidencing Progress
Evidencing progress during the rehearsal stages of a project can be difficult. Evidencing it in books can be even harder. Here are two ways of helping this process. The first is linking the assessment criteria to the notes that you take as a teacher. The second is post-it note feedback. Continue reading How to use Post-It Note Feedback to improve, record and track verbal feedback.