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photo 1 Level Up Class Induction

From experience, many teachers know the usefulness of inducting their new class.  Some of the suggestions below will help teachers to …

The learning pit Level Up Resilience

Being able to cope with, and overcome, difficulty and challenge is one of the key elements in becoming a successful …

learner clarity Level Up Learner Clarity

The more clarity learners have about what to do, how to do it, and what the final outcome should look …

lesson openers Level Up Lesson Openers

Psychologists have coined the expression the ‘primacy effect’ for the way the human brain has an uncanny knack of having …

playfulness Level Up Playfulness

By playful we mean creative strategies which help learners explore and interact with their learning. Playfulness often stimulates fun, which …

mindsets Level Up Mindsets

Learners with a fixed mindset wants to ‘look smart’ even if it means not learning a thing in the process. …

photo-3-300x225 Level Up Curiosity

Curiosity can be aroused in many ways, such as stimulating questions, teases, predictions, wonder and even awe. It is particularly …

metacognition Level Up Meta-Cognition

Meta-cognition entails an awareness of your own thinking.  The strategies in this 4by4 help train learners to become better thinkers, …

Teach Secondary Teach Secondary article

Foundations of Flow How often are your learners so engaged, that you could turn the school bell off and they …

MALIT-Classroom-Dialogue-Grid-4 Level up Classroom Dialogue

Many teachers we work with, come to realise that they talk too much.  Some teachers know this before they go …

4by4-Understanding-Performances-3 Level Up Learning Performances

A key part of backward planning lessons is to ensure that there are opportunities to gain feedback from learners about …

Ministry of Education MALIT in Copenhagen

MALIT were invited to deliver keynote presentation by the Presidency of the Danish School Council at their annual conference at Eigtveds …

Osiris OTI Logo Inaugural Outstanding Teaching Conference

Prospero House in London was the venue for our first national Outstanding Teaching conference this week attended by over 200 …

MALIT-Pre-assessment-grid-3 Level up Pre-assessment

We are evangelists for planning lessons backwards as we discuss in chapter six of our recent book.  Planning starts with …

MALIT-Level-up-Competency-3 Level up competency

Most student surveys suggest that what they most want from school is confidence. By looking to build a student’s competence …