Monthly Archives: March 2021

Weekly Round Up – 29th March 2021

Blog of the Week ‘Cancelling the Noise’ by Jo Castelino Schools are very different places at the moment.  Bubbles, ventilated classrooms and staggered breaks whilst necessary, all bring their own challenges.  In this blog Jo shares how she is tackling … Continue reading

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What remote learning has taught us about: Practice

In this, the fifth blog of the series, we will be examining the lessons learned from remote learning with regards to student practice. In comparison to some of the other six principles such as explanation, practice would appear potentially less … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up – 22nd March 2021

Blog of the Week ‘Refining Retrieval – What does the evidence say about the testing effect’ by Pete Foster In this super post Pete explores some of the potential challenges with retrieval practice and how the research evidence might point … Continue reading

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What remote learning has taught us about: Modelling

In the fourth instalment of this mini-series from Durrington, we take a look at what we have tried, learned and will take forward from remote teaching in regards to modelling. Despite the obvious barriers to effective modelling in the remote … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up – 15th March 2021

Blog of the Week ‘Jugglers, magicians & stand-up comedians’ by Zoe Enser Zoe shares her thoughts on how teachers can ensure they strike that all important balance – staying effective in the classroom whilst avoiding burnout. Classteaching Blog ‘What remote … Continue reading

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What remote learning has taught us about: Questioning

In the third instalment of this mini-series from Durrington, we take a look at what we have tried, learned and will take forward from remote teaching in regards to questioning. Despite the obvious barriers to effective questioning in the remote … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up – 8th March 2021

Blog of the Week ‘Addressing the catch up conundrum’ by Marc Rowland Marc Rowland explores some principles that should be guiding our work as we support pupils on their return to school. ClassTeaching ‘What remote learning has taught us about … Continue reading

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What remote learning has taught us about: Feedback

In the second instalment of this mini-series from Durrington, we take a look at feedback. As a crucial part of classroom practice, remote learning has offered us the opportunity to reflect on the wealth of knowledge that we already have … Continue reading

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Returning to Knowledge Organisers

As students return to school later this month, teachers and school leaders up and down the country are thinking carefully about curriculum changes and lesson strategies to use that will best support post-lockdown learning. This is no easy task, and … Continue reading

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