Daily Archives: October 9, 2019

Improving Teaching Through Purposeful Practice

Up and down the country, it’s a time when teachers are thinking about appraisal.  At Durrington, we use this as an opportunity for teachers to think about an aspect of their teaching that they want to make a focused effort … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Cognitive Load Theory for teachers

By Andy Tharby This post is a quick and simple introduction to John Sweller’s Cognitive Load Theory for teachers. It will seek to answer the following three questions: 1. What are working memory and long-term memory and what roles do … Continue reading

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