Tag: Retrieval practice

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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What if tests helped students learn in the face of stress?

10 December 2016

What if we went about testing in a way that could reduce stress? Could we flip the association linking testing and negative stress to instead recognise the benefits of testing for learning as making our students more resilient in the face of stress? […]

Posted on: 10 December 2016
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