This is a collection of blog posts with a common theme – what great lessons could look like.
An article from Psychology Today summarising desirable difficulties in the classroom – that is introducing certain difficulties into the learning process which can greatly improve long term retention.
A post by Joe Kirby on using Hattie’s meta analysis of effective teaching.
A post by Alex Quigley about effective revision strategies.
A post by Kris Boulton exploring reasons for children not remembering.
A post by Joe Kirby about what makes great teaching.
A post by Kris Boulton about the importance of planning for what children will be thinking about in lessons.
More from David Didau about desirable difficulties.
David Didau again on the issue of teaching children to work independently.
Alex Quigley on developing children’s ability to question effectively.
A post by Daniel Willingham on how to make the most of the ‘testing effect’.
Joe Kirby summarising thinking about memory.