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

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. […]

Posted on 12 March 2018
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Research Bites: Dual Coding

research bitesDual Coding What is it? Dual coding is the idea of combining verbal input with visual resources, when presenting new information to students.  This doesn't have to be a diagram. […]

Posted on 9 March 2018
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We Need to Talk About Genetics

At the recent Research Schools Conference on 7th February, Dr Kathryn Asbury, lecturer in Psychology and Education at the University of York, presented some stimulating findings from her work on the relevance of genetics to education. […]

Posted on 5 March 2018
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15 myths about memory and learning

Education is rife with learning myths. Over time, they harden into fact and then further ossify into our most cherished beliefs. And like Japanese knotweed the longer we leave them to grow and develop, the harder they are to weed out. Here are fifteen of the most common learning myths we have encountered as a research school. […]

Posted on 26 February 2018
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Ask the expert: Mary Myatt

In this "Ask the expert", we talk to Mary Myatt about evidence informed practice […]

Posted on 26 February 2018
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