Tag: retrieval practice

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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Reflections on day two of “improving memory for success in terminal GCSE courses”

12 March 2018

On Thursday last week teachers from south coast schools met again at the Durrington Research School to further their discussions on how we can improve memory in order to improve students’ performance in terminal exams. The lessons from cognitive science on how memory works are having an increasingly transformative effect on teachers’ classroom practice across the country.  In ever-increasing numbers, schools are tapping into the benefits of deepening our understanding of memory for supporting […]

Author: Chris Runeckles
Posted on: 12 March 2018
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