Working Hard

Dr Wilkinson - Science Teacher

The lesson finishes, the observer waves and I give a knowing nod, there’s no time to catch up now, they have a lesson to get ready for. As do I. Like mythical punctual buses, there is always another lesson just a few minutes behind this one.

We do catch up though, at lunchtime, for a friendly chat about the lesson. A friendly chat, because it’s a peer-observation as part of our Teaching & Learning Group that I’ve started this year. No grades, just useful feedback on a lesson with a particular focus each term.  The observer has some good feedback for me; a few boys on the back row who I hadn’t spotted were filling in the answers as we went through their homework, rather than marking it. There’s also the point that I really tried to cram too much into this lesson which is a fair comment, and something…

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