Tag Archives: knowledge retention

Making Spaced Practice Count

This week’s teaching forum was with maths teacher Morwenna Treleven. Morwenna has been thinking about how to tackle the issue of having to get students to remember a large amount of content, in preparation for terminal exams.  This has coincided … Continue reading

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Teaching Talk – Memory App

In this episode of Teaching Talk, Jason Ramasami talks to science teacher Phoebe Bence about how she has been using an App to improve the memory of her students. Phoebe Bence – Memory App from Jason Ramasami on Vimeo.

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The value of pausing

The first 15 Minute Forum of 2017 was led by Ben Crockett (Subject Leader Geography). The focus of the session was ‘the importance of pausing’ when delivering content to our students. Ben wanted to discuss the strategy implemented within the … Continue reading

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The art of mastery

The last 15 Minute Forum of 2016 was led by Kate Blight (Senior Leader – target groups) and focussed on mastery as an approach to teaching. What is mastery learning? The overall aim of mastery learning is to ensure that … Continue reading

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