Executive Summary: What makes Great Teaching (EEF, October 2014 linked here) Great teaching leads is what leads to improved student progress. Would the message above hold in the world of medicine? […]
Session three was about Data and Strategic Planning. The first pre-reading was an extract from a paper produced by The National College for School Leadership (Success and Sustainability: The characteristics […]
Pre-reading arrived for session two; another mix of video and documents. Wicked problems and clumsy solutions: the role of leadership Quite liked this one by Grint. In this paper, he […]
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.