As the saying goes, practice makes perfect. You should be giving your students time to practice doing the things you have taught them to do in class. But there are different types of practice, and they are not all equally effective. These include massed practice and distributed practice. Massed Practice Imagine you are teaching […]
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Concept mapping is a high-impact teaching strategy. But what does it involve & how can teachers use it? Find out in this practical, yet evidence-based guide.
Is pedagogy just a fancy word for teaching? Partly, but it is also much more. What Is Pedagogy? Pedagogy includes but goes beyond the notion of teaching. It encompasses everything a teacher does to help students learn. And, pedagogy is focused on helping children to learn. Andragogy is a similar concept, but it is focused […]
In 2009, John Hattie published his landmark book Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement. He soon became known as the go-to-guru for all things education. But what does it all mean for classroom teachers and school leaders? The answer, quite a lot – but you need to be careful. […]
You may have heard about deliberate practice and the high impact it has on student achievement. But what does it involve? And should you make use of it?
The conceptual change process is powerful. But what does involve? And, how and when should you use it. This article outlines the 4 step process.