Effective Revision Workshop

The revision students do to prepare for examinations can play a critical role in their success.  However, students don’t always choose the most effective ways to revise. […]

Posted on 6 November 2018
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What Makes Great Teaching? The view from the Education Reading Group.

What Makes Great Teaching? by Coe et al (2014) has been a document that has been well used in our training sessions at Sandringham Research School over the last 12 months. […]

Posted on 26 October 2018
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An expert opinion: Attention and working memory in the classroom

We were very pleased to hear from scientist, Dr Duncan Astle who works at The University of Cambridge Brain and Cognition Unit. He was the keynote speaker on Day 1 of our course 'Maximising achievement in linear exams'. […]

Posted on 19 October 2018
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The importance of writing (and metacognition, of course!)

As a Research School, we were delighted to see the emphasis being placed on metacognition in the new Improving Secondary Science Guidance Report; it felt like everything was joining up into a coherent whole! […]

Posted on 12 October 2018
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Improving secondary geography teaching – learning from the EEF science report

Kate Mouncey, outlines her thoughts on some of the recommendations in the EFF science guidance report and how she might use them to improve her own teaching in geography. […]

Posted on 5 October 2018
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