Bloom-ing great, flipping fantastic.

I am speaking at the second Hull and East Riding TeachMeet next week. I took the opportunity to talk about three experiments I am conducting in the classroom this year for my MSc in the Teaching of Psychology. Below are the resources, extra links and anything else I thought might be of use following my talk on Tuesday 8th October at Cottingham High School.


2013-09-21 19.40.41The Learning Ladder @imresourcd

For the excellent learning ladder by Charlotte Russell see where you will find the ladder and introduction powerpoint and the tasks that can be used as part of it.


Simple but effective way to engage learners, check where they are, help them reflect on aims and objectives and to many other uses. Not a Swiss Army knife, but just as many uses.

Word document or PDF document of AfL cards

Flipping Great!

flipped-classroomI’ve written before about flipped classrooms and how you can flip your classroom with Resourcd. This year I have partially flipped my classroom with one flipped task each week for students to complete over the weekend before their first session of the week – you can see it at or @jamiesflipped.

Jamie’s Flipped was created with wordpress and the sensei plugin from woothemes (which is quite expensive but a good tool that they are improving all the time). However, you can achieve a similar setup with these free plugins:

If you have any questions or comments on the talk do comment below, contact me or tweet @jamiedavies.

Jamie Davies is an occasionally brilliant, 33-year-old assistant principal, teacher, author, data scientist and educationalist from Yorkshire.

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