KEGS Research-as-CPD Marketplace 2014.

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Every teacher at KEGS is involved in a teaching and learning group called a ‘workshop’. We meet several times across the year to explore a particular aspect of pedagogy.  Teachers select who to work with and what to work on.  In May each year we have a non-pupil day that we call a ‘Leading Edge’ day where we run a 90 minute marketplace-style showcase of the work we’ve all been doing in our groups.

The 2012 Marketplace is reported here.

The 2013 Marketplace is reported here.

This year, the workshops covered a wide range of ideas although, interestingly, they were clumped around some common ideas:

  • Learning texts by heart and reading aloud
  • Testing and feedback from tests
  • Using Edmodo as a platform for exchanging ideas and information beyond the classroom
  • Deepening teachers’ subject-specific knowledge
  • Lesson Study and IRIS as tools for self-reflection

Following some input in October, the workshops this…

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