We recently attended the British Curriculum Forum event in Birmingham and one of the workshops was run by Megan Dixon from Aspire Education Trust.
This month we have been reading Memorable Teaching: Leveraging memory to build deep and durable learning in the classroom by Peps Maccrea. The book has some excellent ideas and we would highly recommend it to anyone who wants to reflect on their practice. Peps has kindly answered some of our questions.
But they can help you learn. This is a summary from a chapter from Dylan Williams’ book ‘Embedded Formative Assessment’.
Peter Serdyukov published an article on innovation in education and these are the 10 major principles that they believed should underpin the area.
We recently hosted Professor Stephen Heppell who talked about the importance of creating learning spaces which are conducive to learning.
Here are 7 suggestions (ASCD 2010) on project based work: a need to know teachers need to show their students why it is important to learn something. Before starting a project they can show them something related which is likely to engage their imagination – perhaps do a field trip or a have guest […]
The Education Endowment foundation published their report on evidence implementation in schools. Here are their recommendations: recommendation 1: treat implementation as a process, not an event; plan and execute it in stages recommendation 2: create a leadership environment and school climate that is conducive to good implementation recommendation 3: define the problem you want to […]
In the academic year 2016-2017 Eton College in collaboration with Research Schools International, conducted a study which examined the levels of happiness among boys at the school. The main findings show that:
The below is a summary of an action research project conducted by Shawn Jacob and Erica Hamilton. The authors of the case study argue that it is important to connect one’s learning to the real world as this will enable students to utilise and apply creativity as well as to develop perseverance, conscientiousness, and optimism.