Monthly Archives: February 2021

Weekly Round Up – 1st March 2021

Blog of the week ‘The evolution of a presentation: how to maximise students attention in an online classroom’ – Adam Robbins This is a great blog that explores how we should use some of the key principles from cognitive science … Continue reading

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What remote learning has taught us about: explanation

Time is not what it was. It seems to stretch and contract in an unusual and confusing manner these days. However, what is plain is that we are fast approaching the rather unwelcome anniversary of when we were all first … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up – 22nd February 2021

Blog of the week ‘Remote Responsive Teaching’ by Harry Fletcher-Wood In this post Harry explores how we can fit responsive teaching into the constraints of remote teaching. Classteaching ‘Why most teacher CPD fails and what we might be able to … Continue reading

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Why most teacher CPD fails and what we might be able to do about it

As a Research School we spend a great deal of our time reading, listening and talking about effective teacher development.  This blog is an attempt to summarise the brilliant work from a number of super colleagues, that is helping to … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up – 8th February 2021

Blog of the week ‘Cold Calling: the #1 strategy for inclusive classrooms – remote and in person’ by Tom Sherrington In this blog Tom outlines why cold-calling is such a useful strategy.  He also addresses some FAQs about the approach … Continue reading

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Disciplinary Literacy During remote Teaching

The EEF’s guidance report ‘Improving Literacy in Secondary Schools’ states as its first recommendation that schools should ‘prioritise disciplinary literacy across the curriculum’. In a nutshell, disciplinary literacy entails emphasising the subject-specific ways of reading, writing, thinking and communicating that … Continue reading

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