Developing Scientific Vocabulary

According to the EEF’s Improving Secondary Science report, there are “consistent and strong correlations between pupils’ literacy skills and their success in learning science, and literacy interventions have shown impacts on science outcomes. […]

Posted on 3 November 2018
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Reflection on The Bradford Research School Memory Course

This year we will be running our successful course on Maximising Memory and the Science of Learning again. In this post, Emma Dobson, Chemistry teacher at Skipton Girls' High School, shares how the course improved her own practice. […]

Posted on 28 October 2018
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Making Best Use of Teaching Assistants – a Review

In this week's post Rachael Howarth, Vice Principal (Inclusion) at Bradford Girls' Grammar School, shares how they have implemented recommendations from the EEF's Making Best Use of Teaching Assistants guidance report. […]

Posted on 21 October 2018
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The Genetics of Learning

Following the Psychology in Schools workshop this month, Dianne Newbury, Reader in medical genetics and genomics, Oxford Brookes University, writes about the focus of her workshop: The Genetics of Learning. […]

Posted on 14 October 2018
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Strategies to Memorise Quotations

The new English Literature GCSE has a huge amount of content and with that the number of quotations students should know has increased. With so many quotations to learn, we want to support our students in being able to memorise them efficiently. Here are two evidence-informed strategies. […]

Posted on 7 October 2018
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Training: A Memorable 5 Year English Curriculum

Over the course of three days, delegates will explore the best available evidence that applies to English teaching and reflect on its application in their own context. They will examine how best to design lessons, curricula and revision so that students can succeed in English. The course will focus in particular on English Literature, but the principles will apply to English Language teaching too. […]

Posted on 4 October 2018
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