Gain time

Eyes on the prize. Just a few weeks to go. A lesson countdown in operation. Furiously putting the finishing touches to year 6 and 11 classes. […]

Posted on 25 April 2018
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Why Closing the ‘Word Gap’ Matters

As a teacher who writes about the importance of literacy and vocabulary – and one who works with countless teachers across the country – I find myself talking repeatedly about the issue of the ‘word gap’ in our... […]

Posted on 25 April 2018
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Is context king in school improvement?

The EEF’s Families of Schools database provides a wealth of information to help schools learn from each other. In this blog post, James Richardson discusses how it can help schools understand and overcome their common challenges. […]

Posted on 24 April 2018
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More Than Just Marshmallows

One of the most famous experiments undertaken in psychology is the ‘marshmallow test‘ by Walter Mischel, at Stanford, back in 1960. […]

Posted on 14 April 2018
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Making Evidence Work in Schools

Making Evidence Work in Schools is a research-led conference in Sheffield on Friday 15th June 2018 at 9AM - 3PM, costing £125. To book your space please email: […]

Posted on 12 April 2018
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Head in the sand

Literacy can appear in many different guises. In part, this is because of the breadth the word ‘literacy’ covers. […]

Posted on 28 March 2018
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