Robert Coe posed the question ‘how will your students learning be different if your learning has been successful’ when talking about effective school CPD. I think that this is a […]
This is going to be quite a long post about feedback- make tea now! Prior to becoming a teacher, feedback was a very familiar term to me in the context […]
Research into both student learning and cognitive science tells us that learning requires repetition. This seems intuitive. But how should repetitions be scheduled? When learning a new concept, should students […]
Why is it that the ‘Oregon Trail’ has stuck in my long-term memory and I’m able to recall it quite easily, whereas things I want (and try) to remember- I can’t? What are the implications of this for learning?
I spent a weekend earlier this month taking an Instructional Coaching course. The trainer took us through their coaching model on the first day and then came to apply this […]
Teacher Retention : More Than Just An Image Problem.
When Hattie visited Hong Kong last year to speak to our school group, most of the delegates left feeling dismayed and somewhat frustrated. Here was a genuine ‘rock star’ of […]
At the end of October (2014) The Sutton Trust published a report that reviewed over 200 pieces of research to identify the elements of teaching with the strongest evidence of improving […]