Welcome to Innovative Education.org
Innovative Education.org is a website dedicated to the sharing of innovative teaching strategies which are transferable across all curriculum areas to engage and support effective learning. The website also contains Science resources used within the flipped classroom or as reference material to ensure all students receive a personalised education tailored to their individual needs.
New Resources & Blogs
BIG Question Science QR Codes to Engage Students.
QR codes are now common in todays society, primarily for advertising purposes. The following is one example of how I use QR codes to engage students and to stretch and challenge the most able of students. Click here.
A survival guide to thriving in your first week teaching.
11 tips for NQT's in their first week of teaching to ensure you not only survive, but enjoy the experience, flourish and make a positive impact.
Surviving and enjoying your first year - advice for NQT's.
17 snippets of advice I would give to new teachers entering the profession that will enable you to progress towards becoming the best teacher you can, and enjoy your chosen career choice.
The PiXL Club - an introductory guide.
An overview of PiXL, from background, to ethos and implementation.
Mini Plenary it
A selection of PowerPoint slides that can be used during any lesson as a mini plenary activity. Short, simple and effective! Download here.
The Chemistry Behind the Tianjin Explosions
On Wednesday 12th August a series of explosions rocked the Port of Tianjin, killing 114 people and injuring some 700 more. The second of these explosions, the most powerful one was estimated to be the equivalent of 21 tons of TNT, and measured 2.9 on the Richter scale.
The exact cause of the explosions is still be investigated, but it it believed to been caused by a series of separate reactions involving chemicals stored at the port.
For full details of the chemistry behind the massive explosions click here.