Tag: feedback

From Evidence to Classroom Practice – researchED St Albans

12 March 2018

Last Saturday, 3rd March, saw us making our way through the snow and ice to our researchED conference, held here at Sandringham Research School.  What a fantastic day it was!  Not only did we both benefit from attending some of the many excellent workshops and sessions that were on offer (and resources from each of the […]

Author: Kate Mouncey and Karen Roskilly - Sandringham Research School Leads
Posted on: 12 March 2018
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Preparing for linear exams course – day two

25 February 2018

On Tuesday 6th February, the Sandringham Research School welcomed delegates back to the second of our three day course on ‘Maximising achievement in linear exams’. In this blog, I signpost some of the research evidence we examined and reflect on what delegates found helpful. […]

Author: Dr Caroline Creaby, Sandringham Research School Director
Posted on: 25 February 2018
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Further Reflections on Feedback – putting ideas into action!

22 February 2018

The first day of our Effective Feedback to Maximise Progress training course was serious food for thought! Feedback is a particular area of interest of mine and at the start of the day, we were treated to a keynote from Harry Fletcher-Wood from the Institute for Teaching. […]

Author: Karen Roskilly - Sandringham Research School Lead
Posted on: 22 February 2018
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Getting feedback right

14 February 2018

In this blog, Caroline Creaby shares some highlights, insights and some of the research evidence examined on the first day of our effective feedback course which began on Friday 2nd February. […]

Author: Dr Caroline Creaby, Sandringham Research School Director
Posted on: 14 February 2018
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The Learning Rainforest: a brief review

17 November 2017

I have been a long time reader of Tom Sherrington’s blogs and tweets so I was intrigued to see he had written a new book, The Learning Rainforest: Great Teaching in Real Classrooms. […]

Author: Karen Roskilly - Sandringham Research School Lead
Posted on: 17 November 2017
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Maximising achievement in linear exams

09:00 on 9 January 2018–15:00 on 5 March 2018

With the introduction of more challenging GCSE and A level courses, combined with linear assessment,  students are tasked with learning more and retaining it for longer.  This course is designed to equip teachers and school leaders with evidence based tools to meet this challenge successfully.  Drawing on research from education and the science of learning, […]

Posted on: 8 November 2017
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Effective feedback to maximise progress

09:00 on 2 February 2018–15:00 on 24 April 2018

Feedback has real potential to improve rates of student progress.  However, designing effective feedback approaches is challenging and can run the risk of creating excessive teacher workload.  This three day course has been designed to provide delegates with the latest research into effective feedback approaches, opportunities to observe feedback in the classroom and strategies to apply in […]

Posted on: 8 November 2017
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Improving the Quality of Written Work at KS3

17 October 2017

With the reformed public exams at KS4 and KS5, the emphasis on coherent written communication has made improving the quality of writing a priority for the history department. A high level of sophisticated explanation and analysis is required to enable students to reach the top grades and we observed that many students were finding it very difficult to adjust to the new, more demanding written work that was expected of them. […]

Author: Alice Constable - Teacher of History, Sandringham School
Posted on: 17 October 2017
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