Monthly Archives: June 2021

Weekly Round Up: 27th June 2021

Blog of the week ‘The Genius of DT Willingham and WDSLS’ by Tom Sherrington In this super blog Tom summarises some of the key ideas from one of the best education books out there – ‘Why Don’t Students Like School?’ … Continue reading

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Feedback: focus on moving learning forward

The EEF released their new guidance report “Teacher Feedback to Improve Pupil Learning” a few weeks ago. Fran Haynes has already summarised this on our Research School blog and Ben Crockett has delved deeper into principle 1. This blog will … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up: 21st June 2021

Blog of the week ‘On Beauty’ by Claire Stoneman In this blog Claire discusses how a well thought out curriculum can ignite thought and agency – any this matters for our young people. Classteaching ‘Laying the foundation for effective feedback’ … Continue reading

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Laying the Foundation for Effective Feedback

Last week the EEF released their new guidance report “Teacher Feedback to Improve Pupil Learning” and our Research School Assistant Director, Fran Haynes, wrote an excellent blog briefly summarising the key points from the report’s recommendations. The aim of this … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up: 14 June 2021

Blog of the week ‘The Cognitive Science Behind Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction’, by Inner Drive This is a really useful blog, outlining the research evidence that sits behind each of Rosenshine’s principles of instruction.  A great read. Classteaching ‘Metacognition – … Continue reading

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Metacognition – Bright Spots

I recently wrote a blog detailing the two aspects of metacognition that our teachers are working on here at Durrington. You can read it here. Essentially, we are focusing on two elements: modelling our thinking and metacognitive questioning. As the … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up: 7th June 2021

Blog of the week ‘Our vision for confident and articulate students at FGCS’ by Thahmina Begum In this brilliant blog Thamina outlines the approaches her school is using to help her students develop confidence, pro-social behaviours, good habits of discussion … Continue reading

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