Mode A + Mode B = Effective teaching and a rich enacted curriculum
The slide below is one that I often use in my CPD presentations. The percentages are revealed after some reflection time. I’m keen to stress that, as a physics teacher, this is how I see my time is divided. I am not recommending this particular split; I am reporting my experience of it. Other teachers might have a different sense of it – although I do often get quite strong agreement.
I invented Mode A: Mode B as a short-hand for different elements in the teaching-mix to get across the idea that, whilst some strategies are much more likely to be effective for certain purposes, there are multiple purposes – so it’s likely that we’ll need a mix of approaches over time. This links to the balanced diet idea I wrote about a long time ago.
These percentages are mine. What are yours?
Beyond the early years, a lot of…
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