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TMOxford, A day with Amjad at Cheney School

In order to make the big Cheney teach meet Amjad kindly offered to host me at his school for the day. I have to say Cheney School is truly impressive with several little touches around the school which are heart-warming to see, from pictures of departmental staff to an ice cream window for the tech service guys. The school has a real strength in supporting the development of students' resilience and respect for each other.

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Groupers are designed as a quick way at the start of a lesson to get students into random groups or pre planned groups. Once students are grouped together, you may wish to split a group of six into two threes. This activity allows students the opportunity to practise their mental maths and problem solving skills.

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Impact Line

Impact lines focus on students number sense and their understanding of directed numbers.
Provide students with or allow the students to create a list of advantages and disadvantages, on a particular concept/ topic . The students then work together and discuss which will have the largest positive and negative impact.

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Connections allows students to take a journey tailored specifically to their individual needs within a lesson. A student can hop off the train and continue attempts to master a skill when needed, before catching the connection to the next station. 

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ReCap Hat


This is an easy but quick tool to use for mini plenaries and plenaries. I was introduced to the idea by a maths teacher on a visited to Excelsior Academy during my PGCE 2011-12.

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