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Teaching through the pandemic 6 – James Cresswell

A secondary teacher discusses how he’s managed the change to teaching all-attainment groups in Key Stage 3

Teaching through the pandemic 6 – James Cresswell
  • Published: 10/12/2020

James Cresswell teaches at a large secondary school in Suffolk where ability-setting in maths is well established, for all year groups. To reduce movement and numbers of contacts during the pandemic, the school took the decision to teach Key Stage 3 in their mixed attainment form groups in autumn 2020. This has been a big change for the department, and James tells us how he has made the most of it.

Show notes

Taking part in the discussion are:

James Cresswell: maths teacher at a secondary school in Suffolk

Gwen Tresidder: NCETM Communications Manager

Episode chapters

05:36 - How have your lessons changed?

12:06 - Where have you got support and ideas from?

14:46 - How have students and parents reacted?

Useful links

James Cresswell tweets as @mathsmrc.

During the conversation, James mentions:

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