Teaching & Learning

role of a teacher
The role of teacher should be privileged over any leadership role.Five Things I Wish I knew When I started TeachingEngagement: Just because they’re busy, doesn’t mean they’re learning anything.
The Learning Arc: It takes the time it takes.Evidence-Informed Ideas Every Teacher Should Know About.The Roots of Rosenshine’s Principles.
Teaching and Learning Research Summaries: A collection for easy access. Great Expectations: growing up Pupil Premium BY @STONEMAN_CLAIREFour ways cognitive load theory has changed my teaching. By Greg Ashman
BLOCKCHAIN FOR ‘LIFELONG LEARNING CERTIFICATION’: YAY OR NAY? By Mirjam Neelen
Improving Mathematics in Key Stages Two and Three Writing Age Eraser
On twitter, Education Endowment Foundation discusses
Improving Mathematics in Key Stages 2 & 3.
On twitter, @daisychristo says
New blog here introducing our incredibly exciting new Writing Age.
On The 7 habits of highly effective lesson plans. New blog here introducing our incredibly exciting new Writing Age.
The 5 Rs Educational Myths Teachers Juggling
On twitter, @clo_teach has put together "A single slide to introduce teacherhead's #FiveWays to my class" .Education myths. What's brains got to do with this? @P_A_Kirschner’s slides and keynote speech from #EducationFest.Ten teaching techniques to practise – deliberately. The more you practise, the better you get.
A Woman Climbing a Wall Students Off Task Knowledge Slide
On twitter, @HFletcherWood discusses
Goldilocks Teaching: pitching learning 'just right'.
Teacher vision: expert and novice teachers’ perception of problematic classroom management scenes. Questioning for Confirmation… and then Challenge. The way we implement questioning should perhaps be considered more thoughtfully.
A Teacher Talking Students Off TaskAnciemnt Classroom
Principles of Instruction. Research-Based Strategies That All Teachers Should Know.Do we need to worry about 'engagement' in learning? Why fun in the classroom is neither fun nor engaging.Ten principles for great explicit teaching. What has brought explicit teaching in from the pedagogical cold?
James Durran Eight Rules For TeachersInference Skills
From @jdurran. New: thoughts on the design of a teacher-led reading lesson. Challenging responses: designing a successful teacher-led reading lesson.From @mat_at_brookes. Very interesting article on 'motivating and improving attitudes to reading' in UKS2.Scaffolding Inference: Trialling a Teaching Technique. Teachers spend a lot of time attempting to teach children how to infer meaning from texts...
Semantic And Episodic Memory Report Executive Summary Mathematics Slide
MEMORY NOT MEMORIES – TEACHING FOR LONG TERM LEARNING. Does the best learning result from memorable experiences?From the Sutton Trust. Read the report What makes great teaching?. A review of the underpinning researchMaths Tricks or Bad Habits? Mathematical Misconceptions We Still Teach Pupils (And How To Avoid Them).
Space Rocket Space Rocket
From the Research Schools Network. Read THINGS YOU SHOULD CONTINUE DOING IN THE EARLY YEARS (AND WHAT THE RESEARCH SAYS ABOUT WHY).Thanks to Tom Sherrington of Teacherhead for recommending Teaching and Learning Research Summaries: A collection for easy access.
EducationFest 2019Dual Coding & Working Memory


Map And Compass
@Mirjam said "What you KNOW determines what you SEE and not the other way around. One good quote from ⁦‪@P_A_Kirschner‬⁩ on the 'knowledge half-life myth' – his ⁦keynote at #EducationFest is well worth watching!"@5naureen discusses Dual Coding & Working Memory from the No Easy Answers website. The first point about Dual Coding is that it can help teachers to improve their explanations.How to Get Primary Students to Remember. Jon Brunskill on the most important educational theory you’ve probably never heard of...
How To Use Retrieval Practice To Improve LearningHow To Use Retrieval Practice To Improve LearningLight Bulb Moment
From the Retrieval Practice website's library. What if you could raise students’ grades from a C to an A?From the Retrieval Practice website's library. How can we help students apply what they have learned from one lesson, class or school to another?How to Get Primary Students to Remember. Jon Brunskill on the most important educational theory you’ve probably never heard of...
Recommended Books Recommended Books Semantic And Episodic Memory
Check out the Retrieval Practice website's recommended books, reports and e-books.Check out the Retrieval Practice website's research summaries.MEMORY NOT MEMORIES – TEACHING FOR LONG TERM LEARNING.
Learning What Is it? Contents PageEducationFest 2018 Slides Takehomes
Poor Proxies For Learning Slide
@Clairecuthbert9 said "This is a cracking document – and provided lots of food for thought – definitely worth a read." ⁦Learning. What is it and how might we catalyse it?@adamboxer1's slides from  #EdFest 2018.
Knowledge at the core: how to live an enriched life. Knowing lots about something...
Five Things I Wish I knew When I started Teaching. Just because they’re engaged doesn’t mean they’re learning anything.
The Learning Curriculum Periodic Table Metacognition Slide
From the Institute for teaching. Read about The Learning Curriculum.What I learned from learning the periodic table and other thoughts on memory.
From the IMPROVING TEACHING website.
Why Primary Teachers Need To Know About Metacognition ... approaches are powerful levers for boosting learning ... we need to spend time looking at how to do this well.
Cognitive Memory Science Of LearningA Student
From the American Federation of Teachers. ASK THE COGNITIVE SCIENTIST What Will Improve a Student’s Memory?Read THE SCIENCE OF LEARNING from the DEANS FOR IMPACT website. Pragmatic Education asks Why don’t students remember what they’ve learned?
Association for Psychological ScienceA Computer Inside a Head
Space Rocket
Improving Students’ Learning With Effective Learning Techniques. A paper from the Association for Psychological Science. METACOGNITION AND SELF-REGULATED LEARNING. A guidance report from the Education Endowment Foundation.Thanks to Tom Sherrington of Teacherhead for recommending Teaching and Learning Research Summaries: A collection for easy access.
Students Walking RoundUsing MnemonicsAmazon Book
Putting Students on the Path to Learning. The Case for Fully Guided Instruction, from the American Federation of Teachers.From the "That Boy Can Teach" blog. Using Mnemonics For Retrieval Practice. What is a mnemonic?"See the Amazon book Making Every Lesson Count. Six principles to support great teaching and learning.