We use cookies to give you a better experience. Carry on browsing if you're happy with this, or read our cookies policy for more information.

Skip main navigation

Teachers reflection

Watch this video clip of teachers sharing their reflections
0.2
I think even since the first meeting I just become more aware of which children I’m questioning so just the whole status idea I’m trying to make sure I don’t go to that high ability child to make sure that they get the right answer and I try and get the other children to challenge what they’re thinking and I think that’s given not even just the pre teach children but some of the other children in the class more confidence I think actually I can question what’s being said - maybe those ones aren’t always right.
34
I think the biggest thing for me has been I felt before that I assigned competence and when we look when you initially look at those things and you think oh yeah I do that in my everyday practice and you you’ve you think that you’ve done this idea really well and you give them the praise and the confidence that they need but actually when you really unpick it I don’t think we’ve been I personally been using it effectively to to push the children on.
62.6
And just making it really specific and I’ve found the most effective way I think you’re similar where if you can get the other children assigning competence so you’re assigning competence through the other children to start with but it developed a culture where they’re happy to say in their explanations oh I was able to do this because so and so gave me this information or they acknowledge each other so there’s just a culture of assigning competence which has been set up and I think you can see that when you come in and do an observation in Danielle’s room or or you can just see that the assigning competence is not always done by putting a child or a oh thank you for telling everybody this - it’s just much more natural much more fluid.
117.8
I think it means more to them coming from their peers as well I know when I did the pupil interviews, one of them had commented on what another boy in the class has said rather than that time you said this about me he said somebody called me a maths coach so it’s trying to get it from the other children and then it’s training training them.
Watch this video clip of teachers sharing their reflections
Do you think your class would being to assign competence to each other too?
This article is from the free online

Equity in Education: Supporting Active Participation in Lessons

Created by
FutureLearn - Learning For Life

Our purpose is to transform access to education.

We offer a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

We believe learning should be an enjoyable, social experience, so our courses offer the opportunity to discuss what you’re learning with others as you go, helping you make fresh discoveries and form new ideas.
You can unlock new opportunities with unlimited access to hundreds of online short courses for a year by subscribing to our Unlimited package. Build your knowledge with top universities and organisations.

Learn more about how FutureLearn is transforming access to education