Classroom interactions self-evaluation

Inclusive teaching resource for 5-11 11-14 14-16 16-19 IOP RESOURCES

Research by the Institute of Physics suggests that boys tend to dominate in the classroom, answering more questions and getting more of the teacher’s attention, usually without the teacher being aware of any imbalance. This template will help you to assess your own practice. If you are comfortable doing so, you may find it useful to invite a colleague or student to complete the template for you during a lesson.

Download the full PDF version in the box below. 

Number in class
Hands up
Questions directed at
Answers called out by
Questions asked by

Note: Some students may not identify as boys or girls. Please edit this template as appropriate for the needs of your class.

2021 IOP Awards

Teachers of Physics Award

Recognising and celebrating outstanding contributions to the field of physics education.

Learn more