Category: Evidence

New guidance on preparing for literacy

15 June 2018

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published its latest guidance report, Preparing for Literacy, which reviews the best available research to offer early years professionals practical “do’s and don’ts” to make sure all children start school with the foundations they need to read and write well. […]

Posted on: 15 June 2018
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Why you might be getting feedback wrong! (part 2)

15 December 2017

In the first instalment of our two-part article about feedback we looked at five myths about marking and used the EEF’s review of the evidence surrounding marking (A marked improvement?) to dispel those myths. […]

Author: Aidan Severs
Posted on: 15 December 2017
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Why you might be getting feedback wrong! (part 1)

8 December 2017

What do we mean by marking? Marking: writing comments on children’s work for the purpose of giving feedback. There are lots of myths surrounding marking that might mean you’re not doing it right. […]

Author: Aidan Severs
Posted on: 8 December 2017
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New guidance to improve maths teaching for 7–14 year olds

3 November 2017

A new guidance report, published by the Education Endowment Foundation offers eight practical and evidence-based recommendations on maths teaching that schools can use to make a significant difference to pupils’ learning. […]

Posted on: 3 November 2017
Posted in: Evidence