Where Can RMPS Take You? – Mrs Whyte, RMPS Teacher #WHYRMPS

RMPS has so many possibilities and can lead on to so many different possible career paths.  This series is going to demonstrate the many paths that RMPS can take you on and the wide variety of occupations and career paths that it can help equip you for. Firstly we will start with Mrs Whyte, the … Continue reading Where Can RMPS Take You? – Mrs Whyte, RMPS Teacher #WHYRMPS

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#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

Skills Posters – Free Printables!

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I used an unexpected day off yesterday (Our Fire Alarms were broken) to create some posters for my classroom. Sharing is caring and all that so have uploaded them below. Would be good to know if they are useful to you. Feedback would be appreciated too. Obviously some of them have our school logo or name on them … Continue reading Skills Posters – Free Printables!

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

New (and improved) Bloom’s Wall

Told You I was slightly Bloom's Obsessed.  So as previously blogged about, one of my first things I did when I got my very own classroom, was make a massive Blooms Triangle for my wall. This is it here when it was first put up, throughout the year I got pupils to add different skills … Continue reading New (and improved) Bloom’s Wall

Jaffa Cake Lesson

This is a lesson idea, that was shared with me by another RMPS teacher. I felt my pupils needed to fully understand how to really answer exam questions and know the difference between describe and explain questions. I firstly gave the pupils different sentence starters that our wonderful Principal Assessor created, with sentence starters that … Continue reading Jaffa Cake Lesson

Bloom’s Taxonomy

It's safe to safe, I love Blooms! I think Blooms is a brilliant way for teachers to ensure they are helping pupils progress as well as students can identify their skills easily. I love blooms so much, one of the first things I did when I got my new classroom was paint a massive triangle … Continue reading Bloom’s Taxonomy