Tag Archives: Memory

Two conversations about the front of the classroom

Last week I had two conversations about the front of the classroom, that I think are worth sharing and thinking about. The first was on a street corner, outside the school, whilst I was on duty before school.  Sue Wolstenholme, … Continue reading

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Subject Pedagogy Development Session 3: Remembering and revising

During our INSET day today, Andy Tharby led our third Subject Pedagogy Development Session, focusing on memory – how we should be using what we know about memory, to support revision. Andy started by telling us about degus – a … Continue reading

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Keeping it simple

Tonight’s 15 minute forum was led by Andy Tharby.   Andy’s session was based around his own blog on the same topic, but also this one by Nick Rose.   The premise of his session was very simple.  As teachers, we put … Continue reading

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Supporting knowledge retention and recall

Tonight’s 15 minute forum was led by history teacher, Jack Tyler – focusing on how we can support knowledge retention and recall. The problem Jack started the session by outlining the problem that he was encountering as a teacher.  For … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Regular Retrieval Practice

The first 15 minute forum of the new year was led tonight by Andy Tharby.  Andy was discussing strategies that can be used to develop memory. Why knowledge is important 1. The more automatic and effortless their knowledge is, the … Continue reading

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