Tag: concrete examples

RESEARCH BITES: CONCRETE EXAMPLES

10 May 2018

We learn new knowledge by tethering it to what we already know. In other words, prior knowledge is essential to learning. Many of the concepts we teach are fairly abstract in nature, and in seeking to help students understand them we can exploit the dynamic between new and existing knowledge by using a concrete example. […]

Posted on: 10 May 2018
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Thinking through revision

27 March 2018

Over the past couple of years at Durrington we have increasingly used the lessons from cognitive science to inform the interventions we put in place to support year 11 revision. This year we have taken this a step further and attempted to fully immerse students, teachers and parents in the principles with the greatest weight of research evidence behind them. […]

Author: Chris Runeckles
Posted on: 27 March 2018
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