1. building understanding
  2. caf
  3. constructivist teaching
  4. creating learning cultures
  5. cueing thinking
  6. cultural context
  7. culturally responsive pedagogy
  8. differentiation tools
  9. effective teaching profile
  10. feedback
  11. formative assessment
  12. higher order thinking
  13. inference
  14. inquiry learning
  15. integrating ict
  16. interpretation
  17. kwl
  18. learning dispositions
  19. learning environment
  20. learning intentions
  21. learning language
  22. learning opportunities
  23. learning processes
  24. metacognition
  25. modelling
  26. multiple task contexts
  27. peer & self assessment
  28. pmi
  29. questioning
  30. questions
  31. regulating learning
  32. relationships
  33. rich questioning
  34. scaffolding
  35. scaffolding learning
  36. self regulation
  37. sharing learning intentions
  38. split screen thinking
  39. student achievement
  40. student autonomy
  41. talking to learn
  42. teach cognitive terminology
  43. thinking hats
  44. thinking skills
  45. thinking strategies
  46. transfer
  47. transparent learning
  48. using student voice
  49. visible thinking



Engaging All Students - General Readings and Links

Teaching & Learning Strategies

This is a link to John Hopkins Univsersity School of Education. It contains a wealth of strategies and resources including; assessment alternatives, differentiation, emotional intelligence, graphic tools, learning styles, literacy, multiple intelligences, teaching for understanding, thinking skills

Claxton, G. (2007). Expanding young people's capacity to learn. British Journal of Educational Studies, 55 (2), 115-134.

Watkins et al. (2002) Accessed from http://www.ioe.ac.uk/about/documents/Watkins_02_Effective_Lng(1).pdf Nov 2010.

Learner centred Psychological Principles

Developing Thinking: critical, creative, metacog, HOT

Barry Beyer: The Clearing House, Vol. 71, No. 5 (May - Jun., 1998), pp. 262-267

The Language of Thinking

Cueing Thinking in the Classroom

Tom's Directory - Thinking Strategies & further links

Ally Griffiths - Student Questions to Encourage Metacognition & Ownership of Learning

Strategies to develop metacognition - Costa, A.L. (1984). Mediating the Metacognitive.Educational Leadership, 57-62.

ERIC Identifier: ED327218. Publication Date: 1990-11-00. Author: Blakey, Elaine - Spence, Sheila

Metacognition – staff handout AW
Cross-curricular strategies to develop thinking

Developing Thinking through Questions Taxonomy

Teacher Questioning

Wolf, Dennis Palmer. “The Art of Questioning” Academic Connections; p1-7, Winter 1987

Using questions to help pupils learn.Accessed from http://www.hvlc.org.uk/ace/aifl/docs/B1/Hot_sand.pdf Nov 2010.

Accessed from http://webpages.maine207.org/district/administration/readinginservice/Did_you_ask_a_good_question_today.pdf Nov 2010.

What is Formative Practice and What are Formative Learning Strategies?

Assessment for learning - sharing the criteria
Assessment for learning in maths

Principles of Assessment For Learning - go to


Formative practices in practice – TKI UK list

Feedback strategies – THS Eng dept


Brooks, J & Brooks, M. (1999). Becoming a Constructivist Teacher in In Search of Understanding: The case for constructivist Classrooms. ASCD.

Learning Intentions

Quality Feedback

Feedback That Fits December 2007/January 2008 | Volume 65 | Number 4 Informative Assessment Pages 54-59

Action Research – Burke/Bye


Student Motivation

Motivation Strategies
Autonomous Learning


Strategies for Differentiation

Building Self Efficacy

This is an excellent article which gives numerous conditions and approaches to help build student self belief. It is long, but each strategy has a bullet point.
How we currrently build self management & self belief in students from TOD 2009
Questions to build self management in students from TOD T4 2009
Goal setting

Pajares reading subheadings for easy reference
Goal setting

Using Peer Role Models for Learning - Co-operative Learning

Integrating ICT

Co-operative learning articleTop 100 Tools for learning Spring 2008 Summary Information Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies

Cultural Awareness

Macfarlane, A., Glynn, T., Cavanagh, T., & Bateman, S. (2007). Creating culturally safe schools for Maori students. The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 36, 65 - 77.

Realising Maori Student Potential - PD Nov 2010
Knowing the Learnner - PD NOV 2010

Bishop, R., Berryman, M., Cavanagh, T., Teddy, L. (2009). Te Kotahitanga: Addressing educational disparities facing maori students. Teaching And Teacher Education. 25, 734-742.