Blog of the Week
Daniel T. Willingham – Ask the Cognitive Scientist: Does Developing a Growth Mindset Help Students Learn?
Growth mindset seems to have been put through the wringer the past few years, but this post gives us fresh perspective on how the theory can be useful.
Kate Cooper – Metacognitive Questioning in MFL
A brilliant example from Kate of how metacognition can be incorporated into a secondary school subject and used effectively to help the students within it.
Research School Blog
Tara McVey – What Does Effective Intervention Look Like?
Durrington ELE Tara McVey explores the EEF’s recently published Making a Difference with Effective Tutoring guidance report.
Other Useful Links
- This week from Inner Drive (had a few to choose from) – Four reasons why teachers might (unintentionally) rush wait times).
- Pete Foster discusses when we need to let it go in this post – The Next Right Thing
- Siobhan Sanders gives a nod to our very own 6 principles in this post – The journey of the teaching from RI to Good: a framework
- In the second of two blogs HISP Research School returns with – Through the Keyhole Part 2: The Importance of Background Knowledge
- A rare interview with Nick Gibb in the TES with Jon Severs
- Access to a high quality PDF on think, pair, share from Jamie Clark
- Blake Harvard was one of a few on Twitter to write about an article written by Dr Stephen Chew in this post – Choke Points and Pitfalls in Studying
- To support the #BOTW, here is a paper via nature.com on growth mindset.
Deep Dive Days 2022-23:
This year the Durrington Research School is offering a range of one-day workshops on EEF guidance reports and evidence reviews. You can book your place here.