Unpicking Explanation

This article unpicks some of the key research evidence that can be used to improve teacher explanation. […]

Posted on 17 January 2019
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The fundamentals of challenge – expectations and cognitive load

This post aims to do two things: first to introduce some of the research findings around teacher expectations and classroom practice; then to consider what kind of teaching practice might genuinely challenge our pupils. […]

Posted on 9 January 2019
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Improving Secondary Science – Twilight Training Programme

Programme Overview

Evidence-informed science teaching is not about fitting more into a tight timetable: it’s about using limited time and resources as smartly as possible, by focusing on what is most likely to have... […]

Posted on 11 December 2018
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Working with Parents -Twilight Training Programme

Programme overview

Parents play a crucial role in supporting their children’s learning, and levels of parental engagement are consistently associated with better academic outcomes. Evidence from the EEF  Posted on 11 December 2018
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The 12 Days of Christmas

On the 12th day of Christmas my Research School gave to me...OK, it's a bit early, but here are 12 easy to read research papers to feast on over the Christmas period. […]

Posted on 10 December 2018
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Flashcards in practice

As part of our ongoing endeavours to provide our students with effective revision material and support, the geography department at Durrington has recently developed a series of knowledge organisers intended to distil the core elements and... […]

Posted on 7 December 2018
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