To explore the extent to which sharing learning intentions influences feelings of engagement

Aim

To explore the extent to which sharing learning intentions or success criteria influences feelings of engagement for pupils.

Evidence and reflection

The simple method here is to ask the pupils. Having taught a lesson, or seen one taught (pupils will often ‘open up’ more to someone who is not their own teacher), select a small group of children – ask them some or all of the following:

Extension

Review what you have learned about the pupils’ views. Share your findings with the class teacher if they were not ‘your’ pupils. What are the implications for the future?