#PedagooFriday Reciprocal Teaching

Reciprocal Teaching

Recently two colleagues taught me all about Reciprocal Teaching as a way of encouraging literacy in the classroom. Each member of a group is given a different role, Predictor, Clarifier, Summariser or Questioner. All group members are given a piece of text to read, with each of them looking at a different role within this, … Continue reading #PedagooFriday Reciprocal Teaching

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Co-Operative Learning

Following a colleagues excellent twilight session following her attendance at the Co-Operative Learning Academy. The RMPS department has made a commitment to embedding co-op learning into our curriculum. We have introduced the idea of co-operative learning to the class and we have talked about   what makes an effective team. Using a clip from the … Continue reading Co-Operative Learning

Revision Stations

If you're anything like me you will go on Pintrest and 'pin' loads of amazing lesson ideas, that you will get round to doing one day and never actually getting round to following your oh so excellent intentions through. Well as part of my "use less PowerPoint" resolution, I decided this week to try out … Continue reading Revision Stations

Co-Operative Learning

Recently we watched a few documentaries on the Life of Mohammed in National 5 RMPS. These were packed full of information that we decided we would like to share our learning. We started with one big piece of paper and gathered round a large desk. We then each took a different coloured pen and started … Continue reading Co-Operative Learning