Innovate is the journal of the Institute of Teaching and Learning at Sevenoaks School. During 2020 – 21 ITM published seven articles from Innovate 2020 – 21.
Creative rethink

Creative rethink

Mark Beverley, Director of the Sevenoaks Institute of Teaching and Learning, explains why schools should rethink the idea of creativity.

High-impact feedback

High-impact feedback

Elen Harris looks at how Sevenoaks School has developed a model for giving high-impact feedback to students, while saving teachers time.

High-impact feedback

High-impact feedback

Hélène Bonsall looks at the value of student questions, and asks why they are not asked more frequently in class.

Knowledge or skills?

Knowledge or skills?

Chris Taylor wonders if the ‘skills / knowledge’ divide is really so deep and, if not, what are the implications for learning and teaching?

Music and dyslexia

Music and dyslexia

Julia Kiggell suggests that understanding connections between dyslexia and mastering a musical instrument can transform learning.

Slow looking

Slow looking

Charley Openshaw, IB teacher and Head of Art recommends the virtues of careful observation and drawing for wider learning.

Inclusive inspiration

Inclusive inspiration

Do ‘inclusive’ leadership styles in teachers motivate students? A study by Paul Parham and Gloria Moss suggests there is a significant correlation

Innovate at Sevenoaks

Innovate at Sevenoaks

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