Peer To Peer Video Learning

Peer To Peer Video Learning

We often focus on the use of video as a professional development tool for teachers but one of its greatest strengths is for peer to peer learning. Let’s not forget the pupils! Peer Learning (PL), Peer-to-Peer collaboration (P2P), or Peer Assisted Learning (PAL)...
Cheats Never Prosper

Cheats Never Prosper

How can we stop students from cheating in exams? They say that cheats never prosper. The thing is, many often do because they get away with it. Cheating in exams is nothing new as some students (and their parents) will do anything to secure good grades. There are even...
Did I Hear Someone VERP?

Did I Hear Someone VERP?

How often do you use VERP? When we focus on reviewing micro-moments of video-clips of our own successful communications with students, something magical happens: we start to believe in ourselves! When moments of vitality are shared and built on then we can get even...
Hot Potato

Hot Potato

Should schools use CCTV? Education is crammed with ‘Marmite’ topics and one spiky binary debate that always ruffles feathers is whether CCTV should be used in schools or not. Some welcome the use of CCTV, some it as a necessary evil and others see it as a sinister...
Video Clubs: The Art of Noticing

Video Clubs: The Art of Noticing

Why not join the club? In Leveraging Video for Learning: Strategies for Using Video Observations for Professional Growth by the Centre for Education Policy Research at Harvard University, one of the recommendations made is that, Education leaders should consider...