Tag: Learning

Get Some Sleep! The Power of Sleep for Word Learning

2 October 2017

I like to think I am not the only teacher who spends their evenings preparing an engaging and thrilling lesson only to be faced by a class of students who are yawning and struggling to stay awake through its entirety. However, as I refuse to take things personally, I decided to find the cause of […]

Posted on: 2 October 2017
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Unveiling the Mystery of Metacognition

2 May 2017

Metacognition is the buzzword in education currently, yet how this actually applies to our classroom practice and how it can be used to improve progress is unclear. […]

Author: Julie Watson
Posted on: 2 May 2017
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Time for some ‘Brain Training’?

8 December 2016

There should always be time for our brains to have a work out. Of course, school is as good a place as any. New research on the perils of ‘brain training’ may just give us a little steer on how best to go about it. For the last decade and more, purveyors of ‘brain training’ have […]

Posted on: 8 December 2016
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‘Metacognition’… Meta – what?

4 December 2016

If you look near the top of the graph that distills the EEF Toolkit, you will find that metacognition sits proudly high amongst the approaches that have the most positive impact on learning […]

Posted on: 4 December 2016
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