Classrooms: A whole school
Oliver Knight and
A Coggle Diagram about 6 Guiding Principles
- Learning is Disciplined: Different academic subjects
stretch and develop differnent ways of thinking and
- Teaching is Exploratory: Subjects are
thought through "Fertile Questions"
- Learning is joined up: Links between
concepts and knowledge, by thinking
scientifically, thinking geographically
etc.. pupils can see differences and
- Teaching is Public: Peer observation, review and feedback.
Joint planning and micro-teaching. Constant reflective
- Learning is meaningful: Deep understanding allows students to
present knowledge, operate on it, critisise it and create new
- Teaching is responsive: Ongoing Self Evaluation is a feature of a successful
organisation. Teachers role progresses from Instructor > Facilitator > Mentor > Chair of a
(6 great lessons a day, consistently across the school, and everything else will fall into
, Any decision about school management (budget, uniforms, corridors or playgrounds) needs to be
considered in terms of how it affects the experiences of students as learners in the classroom
, The best subject teachers are those that combine a flair for delivery and lesson
design with a deep understanding of the foundational rules and principles of the
, The poverty of the generic "thinking skills"
and ), How learning happens in their
, Teacher Approaches: Consistency is Key
and Leadership: the framework for creating the culture.