Telling Stories and Teaching History

As history teachers, we love telling stories. It is integral to how we communicate about and conceptualise the past; however, we hate it when students tell us those same stories. […]

Posted on 5 June 2017
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Focused School Improvement

Saying schools are complex places is a near-comic understatement. Aiming to improve schools is tantamount to Shulman's emergency-room analogy. […]

Posted on 4 June 2017
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ResearchEd York 2017

IT IS HERE! For all of those teachers and school leaders in the North, we have once again corralled the best researchers, leaders and teachers to tackle the issues faced by teachers at school leaders in our very own northern powerhouse: ResearchEd York 2017, at Huntington Research School. […]

Posted on 4 June 2017
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Read all about it!

A common question we receive as a Research School is 'where could we start as a school to engage with research evidence?' It is a tricky question; of course, the answer is 'it depends on what questions you are... […]

Posted on 4 June 2017
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Becoming a (Metacognitive) Teacher – Part 2

In a recent EEF focus group held in school we spent some time trying to define metacognition and what it looks like in practice. […]

Posted on 26 May 2017
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Becoming a (Metacognitive) Teacher – Part 1

In a recent EEF focus group held in school we spent some time trying to define metacognition and what it looks like in practice. […]

Posted on 26 May 2017
Posted in: Blog