After talking about the difference between working in primary education and higher education last week, my thoughts this week has turned to something which I have been thinking about for a long time – so long that I’m not sure whether I have already written a waffle about it. If I already have then I apologise because I feel the need for speed…I meant o waffle about it again. So split into your ability groups, grab your resources and lets waffle about differentiation.
One part of the mathematics lesson that always seem to disappear as the lesson comes to the end, is the plenary. The plenary is an important ‘end of the lesson’ moment, where it is possible to both peer,self and teacher assess if the pupils have made progress. In today’s waffle I thought I would give you some ideas that I have used in the past to engage the pupils in the plenary.