To monitor periods of transition in your own teaching

Aim

To monitor periods of transition in your own teaching.

Evidence and reflection

Consider a transition phase in your own teaching in the light of the following questions.

Did you give an early warning of the transition?

Did you give clear instructions for leaving existing work?

Did you give the children clear instructions for the transition and for any movement that was necessary?

Did you arouse the children’s interest in the next phase?

Extension

Reviewing your performance as a whole, what are the major points for improvement? Do you see these as technical, as personal, or as associated with other factors? What might you try next time?