#UKEdChat this week was hosted by @JMcKay1972, with a theme focused on how can we best Facilitate Personalisation and Choice in modern day classrooms.
Q1 – How would you best describe the p&c philosophy in your school? (8.01 pm)
Q2 – What approaches do you/your school use to implement p&c ? (8.11 pm)
Q3 – How is t&l tailored to meet specific learning and how do you evidence this? Is ability grouping reflected in this? (8.21 pm)
Q4 – In what ways do you think building partnerships in the community assist in tackling barriers to learning? (8.31 pm)
Q5 – What impact does personalised learning have on raising attainment? Are there limits? (8.41 pm)
Q6 – What is the biggest challenge faced by you in developing personalised learning so far? (8.51 pm)
Discussion opened by describing philosophy in schools.
@Mr_Thomson stated p&c is managed to ensure the right choices are made with progress. Time and resources seemed to be a common theme throughout the session from most participants.
@HecticTeacher use p&c through project based homework tasks prioritising the value of pupil voice.
@4945education ‘gently facilitating a choice’ and that learning should not be separate from life.
@mistercollard joined the chat to share his methods of recording evidence.
Finally @WellSportsPhil shared his community links poster detailing p&c as the heart of pupil learning.
I stated that success should not be linked by social status.
Time limitation was highlighted as a concern for all teachers in facilitating p&c in modern day classrooms.
About the host:
Jackie McKay – Primary School Teacher @Bannockburn Primary, Stirling, Scotland.
Innovative, highly motivated and creative. Thoroughly enjoys challenging work and promoting #growthmindset to achieve the best.