Monthly Archives: July 2021

Cognitive Science Approaches in the Classroom

Last week the EEF published their new evidence review ‘Cognitive Science Approaches in the Classroom: A Review of the Evidence’.  The review has sparked a flurry of excellent twitter discussion and blog posts, but three in particular really stand out: … Continue reading

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The 12 Best ClassTeaching Blogs of the Year

As we near the end of what has been a pretty challenging year and look forward to a well-deserved summer break, I thought it would be worthwhile revisiting some of the best blogs from the ClassTeaching archive for this academic … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up: 18th July 2021

Here’s the last round up of 2020-21.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your support this year and to wish you all a very restful and relaxing summer.  We will be back again in … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up: 11th July 2021

Blog of the week ‘Teaching Through Examples’ by Thomas Chillimamp This super blog looks at how examples can be used to teach a concept directly, rather than being an after-thought. On Classteaching blog ‘Leadership Lessons from Gareth Southgate’ by Shaun … Continue reading

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Leadership Lessons From Gareth Southgate

It’s the day after England’s 2-1 extra-time victory against Denmark in the semi-finals of the 2020 European Championships, securing a place in the final against Italy.  Let’s just pause and enjoy that sentence for a bit.   For many of us, … Continue reading

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Weekly Round Up: 4th July 2021

Blog of the week ‘Literacy, Curriculum & Teaching’ by Ruth Ashbee In this super blog, Ruth explores what we really mean by ‘literacy’ and how we should be thinking about it within the contexts of our subjects. Classteaching Blog ‘Elaborating … Continue reading

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Elaborating on Elaboration

Every now and again the longer-toothed of us teachers will happen across an old hard drive containing folders from the early days of our teaching careers. When I stumbled across one such folder recently, I found a lesson plan which … Continue reading

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