8 Strategies Robert Marzano & John Hattie Agree On

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Robert Marzano and John Hattie have both reviewed the research on which teaching strategies work best. While they used different methods and terminology, they agreed on these 8 powerful strategies. 1. A Clear Focus Hattie states that lesson goals: Should clarify what you want your students to learn Can focus on surface or deep learning (or both) Must be … Read more

6 High-Impact Teaching Strategies

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As a teacher, would you like to have even more impact on your students’ learning than you do already? If so, then this article on high-impact teaching strategies is for you. Research shows that most of the teaching strategies that you use have a positive impact on students’ learning. Yet, some teaching strategies have a … Read more

Hattie & His High Impact Strategies for Teachers

In his book, Hattie synthesised over 500,000+ studies related to student achievement. This expansive synthesis concluded that: Teachers can make a difference even in challenging circumstances Most teaching practices have some degree of positive impact on learning Some teaching practices have far more impact than others Some factors and practices have a negative impact on … Read more

10 Evidence-Based Teaching Strategies for 2021

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Most teachers I know care deeply about helping their students succeed at school, and if you are reading this article, you are undoubtedly one of them. Yet, research has revealed some teaching strategies have far more impact than others. These are evidence-based teaching strategies. Busy teachers have so many demands on their time that it … Read more

Growth Mindset Explained

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Most teachers have heard about the growth mindset. It became a phenomenon in 2006 when Carol Dweck released her book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. Yet, not everyone is clear about what a growth mindset means and whether it is worth your time. This article will explain what the growth mindset is and isn’t. … Read more