Blog of the week
This is a great blog that explores how we should use some of the key principles from cognitive science when designing slides, in order to maximise learning. The approaches are as relevant to the physical classroom as the online classroom.
Remote learning has required us to really fine tune explanations. What have we learnt from this and how can we use this to inform our classroom practice?
Research School Blog
What are some of the subtle clues we can look for to check students are understanding the work?
Other Useful Links
- This is an interesting blog by Thinking Reading that helps examine if schools are effectively supporting students with their reading.
- This blog by Adam Robbins introduces the idea of scaling. An approach that can be used for parents evenings and many other situations.
- This report looks at case studies of schools who have had success with the progress of low attaining students. Page 18 onwards is a good summary of the case studies.
- Very useful blog from Stuart Kime exploring some useful advice on assessment as we think about teacher assessed grades.
- Interesting TES article that looks at how analogies can support learning.
- Another great TES article – How schools can support teenage literacy.
- A really thought provoking article by Greg Ashman – Thinking critically about critical thinking.
- Here’s a great blog from our Research School colleagues at Kingsbridge – Back to school: priorities for the classroom’
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