Blog of the Week
Sarah Cottingham – Reconstructing memory
A really smart blog on how we reconstruct our memories based on context, and how this might shape our decisions in the classroom.
Kate Blight – Teachers of SEND – Bright Spots
Durrington SENCO Kate Blight shares some bright spots from Durrington teachers exemplifying how we are all teachers of SEND.
Research School Blog
Durrington ELE Tara McVey has a look at all things explanation giving some great and usable tips in this blog.
Other Useful Links
- Thahmina Begum‘s latest blog is a before, during and after piece on tackling low-level disruption – Routines: how to achieve disruption free lessons
- Really interesting thread from Peps McCrea on Steplab’s attempts to codify effective teaching.
- Joe Kirby give us a comprehensive run-down of his trust’s vision in this blog – How Athena sees the world
- Jo Castelino – discusses the vagaries of learning – The illusion of learning
- The EEF and TES have recently updated their collaboration on evidence-informed approaches – TES Explains
- I feel seen by this weeks’ Inner Drive offering – How to overcome procrastination and build better study habits.
- Alex Reynolds provide explains a new useful prompt and cue for vocabulary instruction – Vocabulary in Action poster: A tool for teachers
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.