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.
Most teachers care about their students’ results, and if you are reading this article, you are undoubtedly one of them. If you want to make a larger difference to how well your students do, then learn about this core list of 10 evidence-based teaching strategies. There is no doubt that teachers make a difference […]
Do you want to help your students do better at school? If so, try giving your students some effective feedback about their work. Feedback is a high impact teaching strategy. Learn more in this student feedback infographic. If you give your students quality feedback, they will achieve better results. Yet: Too many students say they […]
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. Strategy 1: A Clear Focus John Hattie highlights how important it is for you (and your students) to be clear about what you want them to […]
The I Do, We Do, You Do model is a popular and potent way to implement the fourth and fifth steps in achieving teacher clarity. And it is even more powerful when coupled with giving students feedback. I Do In a nutshell, the I Do phase of a lesson involves you telling students what […]
Students learn best when you present information in multimodal ways. This is because we find it easier to learn through a combination of words and visuals. We call this the modality effect. What Are Visuals? A visual is simply a diagram or image that you create to get your point across. They come in many forms, and they may […]
The way you go about organising & structuring your teaching affects how well your students behave. In this article, you will find 5 critical tactics you can
Peer tutoring provides all teachers with a potentially powerful way to offer much-needed help to struggling students. But only if you do it right. Learn ..
There are a lot of elaborate theories and vogue words that try to describe what good teaching entails. Sadly, some of them have little, if any grounding in evidence at all. Others do, but they are difficult to carry out and their effects are small. A teacher has limited time, and this makes your time a valuable commodity. When you choose […]
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?