Blog of the week
Using the curriculum as a progression model makes perfect sense. Unfortunately it is not straightforward when it comes to implementation. David Didau explains why in this thought provoking blog.
The six principles provide a great framework for evidence informed teaching. This blog poses some key questions to support teachers with planning, with the six principles in mind.
Research School Blog
Deb explores ‘challenge’ the bedrock of the ‘Making every lesson count’ principles.
Other useful links
- Huge thanks to Jack Tavassoly-Marsh for sharing these ‘warm-strict’ phrases to use in the classroom.
- Here’s a useful video explaining the TLAC technique ‘SLANT’.
- In this blog Blake Harvard describes how he uses highlighters…usefully!
- Following the researchED conference from last weekend, Zoe Enser shares her reflections here.
- Kate Jones has co-authored a paper with Robert Bjork and Dylan Wiliam looking at why tests at the start of the year, might not be as useful as we think.
- In this blog Harry Fletcher-Wood introduces why habits are so important for our pupils.
- This TES article discusses the importance of spaced practice and how teachers might implement it in their classrooms.
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Twilight CPD webinar
Our programme of twilight CPD webinars for 2021-22 will be starting again soon. You can view the recordings from last year here: