Blog of the Week
The peerless Marc Rowland gives leaders a great framework for how to approach their Pupil Premium strategy statements and, significantly, why to do so.
Science teacher and Research School Associate Fahim writes about how his view of observations has changed as his experience has grown and how he gets the most from them.
Research School Blog
In a return to his best blogging form co-headteacher of Durrington High School Shaun Allison explains the validation a recent Evidence Based Education review gave to our professional development structure.
Other Useful Links
- David Didau explains why the term ‘teaching to the top’ can create dangerous misconceptions and as a result why he has changed his language to ‘gapless instruction’.
- Evidence Based Education’s Kate Jones interviews Michael Chiles on questioning in the classroom.
- Another pair of Inner Drive blogs this week, the first on retrieval practice and titled: Why daily, weekly and monthly reviews matter.
- The second has a rather self-explanatory title: 10 ways to deal with ‘I don’t know’ answers in the classroom.
- Alex Quigley has written an article for the TES in which he explains: Why even flawed research matters in education.
- A brilliant explanation of models to articulate reading comprehension from Caroline Bilton in this blog published through the EEF: The ‘Reading Comprehension House’ and foundations that support word reading
- Rob Coe adds his weight to the EEF’s professional development mechanisms in this blog: Maximising professional development