Tag: interleaving

The madness of writing Schemes of Work or how I fell in love with curriculum design

12 December 2018

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 whether you teach plans and elevations in year 8 or year 9 doesn’t really make a difference does it? […]

Posted on: 12 December 2018
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Alleviating the revision burden

14 December 2017

‘I think revision is basically cheating. If you don’t know the stuff from your lessons then it’s your problem.’
I remember these words (or something approximating them) being spoken to me by a friend at school before we faced our year 11 mocks. Let’s be honest, from Tim’s mouth it was a bizarre exercise in self-justification as to why he had not done any revision. […]

Author: Marcus Jones: Research and Literacy lead, Huntington
Posted on: 14 December 2017
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What I Learned from the Learning Scientists

2 October 2017

After attending a workshop by Dr. Yana Weinstein at ResearchEd MatSci last year I was intrigued by the work of the Learning Scientists, so I jumped at the opportunity to listen to her again, with Megan Smith, to learn more about their work. […]

Author: Rachel Garbett, Maths teacher and Huntington Research School Associate
Posted on: 2 October 2017
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