Problems with timetabled learning

Tweet from @ianaddison: Tweet from ian addison(@ianaddison) Fave QCA example: We must do 6 weeks of email in year 3. 6 weeks!!! @charliedeane’s sch does it as part of her egypt topic! #ukedchat I noticed this tweet this evening and it really got me thinking. The idea of doing email in a discrete unit of Read More …

Documenting negotiated projects

For the last two weeks I have been working with a different group on a negotiated project, as part of our Learning Agreement Time. I was really pleased that this was the first project which has been totally child initiated. Whilst completing the previous project, a girl in my class approached me and said she Read More …

Negotiated projects and Random Activity Generator

Since blogging (Pt1, and Pt2)about my efforts to create a framework to scaffold our negotiated projects I have worked with one group who produced a play for our Reception classes. Over the two week period we had a lot of time for reflection. Some of this was facilitated half way through execution of the project Read More …

Scaffolding negotiated projects (part II)

I began work today with my focus group for Learning Agreement time, and after my reflections yesterday I decided to use the session to test the water a bit in terms of their thinking. We discussed some previous Learning Agreement Projects they had undertaken, and what they thought they had got out of them. This Read More …