Tag: evidence

The Limits of Lessons Observations and Lesson Study

10 November 2017

The EEF have released some fascinating new trials, including two large scale trials on peer lesson observations and on a ‘Lesson Study’ programme, with both showing no impact on student outcomes. So, what are we to make of the findings? What do they tell us about the challenges of teacher CPD, and the value and impact of teachers observing one another in the classroom? […]

Posted on: 10 November 2017
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An Interview with John Tomsett

6 November 2016

1. Why were you interested in your school applying to become a national EEF/IEE Research School? Well, over the past few years we have become increasingly engaged in developing evidence-informed teaching and learning. The Randomised Controlled Trial we had already undertaken with the EEF has been so beneficial to our school that becoming an EEF/IEE […]

Posted on: 6 November 2016
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Check Your Left Brain for Bad Science!

2 November 2016

Only a few days ago, we shared the latest evidence from Keith Topping on the reading habits of our school children, entitled ‘What are our children reading?‘ The interesting findings mooted the issue of young males and their reading – with the seeming annoying habit of them skimming through books. Now, read this blog carefully! […]

Posted on: 2 November 2016
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