Category Archives: Gold Standard Teaching and Learning


We all want our children to use necessary critical thinking skills. Thanks to Bloom’s Taxonomy, we can all help to develop and strengthen our children’s thinking skills. Benjamin Bloom was an education psychologist who researched the types of questions that teachers asked and classified them into 6 levels. This is known as Bloom’s Taxonomy. He found […]

Gold Standard Teaching & Learning

Gold Standard Teaching and Learning  Goal Orientated (Planning for Progress)   Starter Task in every lesson.  Blooms, learning objectives displayed clearly.  Students understand the Big Picture, what they are learning and why.  Links to RIC (Resilience, Independence and Confidence).  Highly effective and varied questioning.  Open dialogue (Feedback for improvement).    Regular assessment and feedback.  Literacy marking in line with literacy stickers.  Student response to feedback (DIRT) using green pen.  […]