With Martin’s guidance, we are laser-focused on enhanced ways of teaching and learning. Martin’s focus on Scaffolding, Differentiation and Feedback strategies is strengthening our teachers’ capacity and further improving student outcomes.
We initially thought we were getting into a PLD project that would raise digital fluency and save us all time – it turned out that this was just the initial phase which passed very quickly and we then began a relentless focus on teaching and learning, with Martin being the ‘guide on the side’.
Martin has gently challenged us on some of our older habits and beliefs and has coached us to move forwards into a more “web-enabled” world that prioritises student achievement at all times
Martin challenges us not to only think about how we use ICT but why we use it?
Martin challenges us not to only think about how we use ICT but why we use it? His personalised approach ensures staff buy-in and generates huge engagement.
Martin’s additional focus on reducing screen-time whilst raising expectations around learning has resonated well with our community
Martin’s approach has challenged us to raise expectations of our systems, technologies, colleagues and students.
By ensuring ‘early wins’ in terms of increased competency and effectiveness, this provides a launching pad for focussing on ICT as a tool, and a means to enhance confidence in using it to support teaching and learning, as well as enhancing personal productivity at work.
By simplifying our admin systems and boosting staff confidence with ICT, Martin’s approach has enabled our teachers to focus more on enhanced practice.
Feedback from staff has been overwhelmingly positive.