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Reflections of day three of ‘Using the EEF Toolkit to address disadvantage in coastal areas’

15 May 2018

On Friday last week colleagues from schools across the south coast met for the third tine at the Durrington Research School. There were two aims for this final day of the training programme. Firstly, to consolidate our exploration of how the EEF Toolkit can support and enhance interventions for disadvantaged students, and secondly, to refine the mass of collated ideas from the previous two training days into a considered and practical implementation plan ready to take back to school. […]

Posted on: 15 May 2018
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Using cognitive load theory to improve slideshow presentations

19 April 2018

Written by Andy Tharby In recent years, the slideshow has become so ubiquitous that it has become synonymous with the lesson itself. ‘I just need to finish planning this lesson’ has come to mean ‘I just need to complete slides 56 and 57 of my PowerPoint slideshow.’ However, the jury is still out as to whether […]

Posted on: 19 April 2018
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What’s on – summer term 2018

29 March 2018

As another term gets started, we would like to thank the 383 teachers and leaders we have worked with so far this academic year, in one form or another.  Whether that is through attending one of our training programmes, or a twilight session, or a meeting to discuss evidence informed practice – we are really enjoying […]

Posted on: 29 March 2018
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An evidence informed approach to improving attendance

28 March 2018

This post explains how we are working on a SSIF project, collaboratively with the Pavilion and Downs Teaching School Alliance, to improve attendance – using evidence informed strategies. […]

Author: Shaun Allison
Posted on: 28 March 2018
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Research Bites: Dual Coding

9 March 2018

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. It could be a flow chart, an info-graphic, a timeline, a mind-map etc […]

Posted on: 9 March 2018
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Research Bites – Worked Examples

11 January 2018

Put simply, a worked example is a completed (or partly completed) problem that students can see and refer to while they are working on a similar problem. […]

Posted on: 11 January 2018
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