Author: Kristian Still

BELONG - RESPECT - ASPIRE - ACHIEVE

‘Coach’

Advocating for the Education Support Partnership in 2016 led to the opportunity to work with a Coach. I was ‘unsure.’ As it turned out, it was a very worthwhile experience, both personally and professional and not only that, it encouraged me to pick up ‘Coaching’ conversations with former colleagues from Wellington College. The second driver…
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5 Dec ’19 0

Trefoil 1.12.19

It is Wednesday and I already have three entries for this weeks Trefoil (there may well be more, but I sticking to three). Two connected with A Christmas Carol and one from a morning podcast. Today ‘we’ watched the Dickens Theatre Company’s unique adaptation of A Christmas Carol and ‘we’ thoroughly enjoyed it. Two actors…
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30 Nov ’19 0

Wrapping up Anki – almost

This case study shares the experience of using AI informed flashcards (Anki App) with a mix prior attainment, all male, Key 3 English class for the past two months. When I say “wrapping up” – I mean, ‘we’ were are almost finished with our investigations and will definitely be using Anki Decks to support our…
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29 Nov ’19 0

Trefoil 24.11.19

Three short reflections First – if you are interested in the development of trust and discretionary effort with your organisation, I recommend Ted Interview with – Frances Frei. Francis is a professor at Harvard Business School and talks opening and candidly on workplace culture, expanding on her Ted Talk and why authenticity, logic and empathy…
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24 Nov ’19 0

Youtube playlists for teachers (and students)

Curation of learning content via Youtube (and other channels) is one of the best ROI (return on investment) activities you can offer as a teacher to you students. First – your students are often all over Youtube. It is their everyday. It is where they are at? It is where they consume their content. So,…
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19 Nov ’19 0

Sunday Trefoil 17.11.19

A weekly update is proving demanding. Because teaching is demanding (and equally rewarding.) This week I planned, taught, read around the authors of the text I teaching, compiled Youtube Playlists, attended a school Research Group forum on Retrieval Practice (in recognition of the kind support of the Session Lead and partly because I am interested…
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17 Nov ’19 0