Excellent Windows

Finn in 'Frisco

I have a poster on the classroom wall. It has a quote attributed to Steve Jobs:

Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.

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Four things from Ofsted

A summary of what ofsted say they want from Scenes From The Battleground.

  1. Planning to provide a framework for lessons.
  2. Reflective teachers who acknowledge that teaching is a learning process.
  3. Perceptive people that can adapt to optimise a learning episode (and change their carefully made plans when needed).
  4. Measuring your success on whether measurement shows students making (rapid) progress.
  5. Resilience.

A good read. (This week I realise that I’m struggling with #5).