Using Digital Technology for AfL

Next month the Digital Technology Guidance Report from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) will be released. […]

Posted on 12 December 2018
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The madness of writing Schemes of Work or how I fell in love with curriculum design

Why do people keep asking us to redo schemes of learning? There’s barely enough time to plan and teach and mark, so why does any school bother wasting time just shuffling things around? After all, surely... […]

Posted on 12 December 2018
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Memory for effective study skills

‘If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.’ Einstein

Memory is a wonderful trait of human beings. […]

Posted on 12 December 2018
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Working with parents to support children’s learning

I heard recently that children in the UK typically spend less than 30% of their waking hours in school. […]

Posted on 7 December 2018
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New guidance on working with parents

The Education Endowment Foundation’s latest guidance report - Working with Parents to Support Children’s Learning - reviews the best available research to offer schools and teachers four recommendations to support parental engagement. […]

Posted on 7 December 2018
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Effective use of the pupil premium to improve teaching and learning

At the beginning of October Sir Kevan Collins, the Chief Executive of the Education Endowment Foundation, wrote in the TES ‘We must hold out nerve over the pupil premium. […]

Posted on 26 November 2018
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