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.
Mark Beverley, Director of the Sevenoaks Institute of Teaching and Learning, explains why schools should rethink the idea of creativity.
Elen Harris looks at how Sevenoaks School has developed a model for giving high-impact feedback to students, while saving teachers time.
Hélène Bonsall looks at the value of student questions, and asks why they are not asked more frequently in class.
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
Julia Kiggell suggests that understanding connections between dyslexia and mastering a musical instrument can transform learning.
Charley Openshaw, IB teacher and Head of Art recommends the virtues of careful observation and drawing for wider learning.
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
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