Supplementary Resources

Evidence Based Teaching

The knowledge from the meta-studies of thousands of research papers that identify the teaching techniques that have the biggest impact on student learning.

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PinPoint Summaries

Disadvantaged Students

Students from disadvantaged backgrounds with limiting language skills can narrow the gap with their more advantaged peers. Teachers need to use visual strategies to make explicit and public the internal mental processes that are present in more able students.

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PinPoint Summaries

Instructional Design

Find out how the research on e-learning is very pertinent to classroom teaching. Discover the principles of effective communication and explanation — the cornerstone of effective teaching.

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PinPoint Summaries

Stretch & Challenge

The Stretch & Challenge focus risks being just another bureaucratic concept unless there's more than vague aspirations to it. Here's a summary of several tools and lists available to teachers to plan for and check how they're doing with this current concern.

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Posters

Evidence Aligned: Barak Rosenshine

One of a series of posters with the purpose of aligning recent cognitive science research summaries with well-known quantitative research.

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Posters

Evidence Aligned: Deans for Impact

One of a series of posters with the purpose of aligning recent cognitive science research summaries with well-known quantitative research.

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Posters

Evidence Aligned: Marzano

One of a series of posters with the purpose of aligning recent cognitive science research summaries with well-known quantitative research.

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Posters

Evidence Aligned: USA National Council on Teacher Quality

One of a series of posters with the purpose of aligning recent cognitive science research summaries with well-known quantitative research.

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Posters

Evidence Combined: merging the three cognitive science reports

Cognitive science has made a big impact on education recently. Here are three major reports summarised by using a set of identified criteria.

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ViewPoint Documents

Ofsted: Behind the Framework

An analysis of 113 FE inspection reports, identifying a gap between the somewhat vague Framework descriptions of outstanding practice, and the comments of outstanding practice taken from inspection reports. This reveals that inspectors are looking for more specific methods than the Framework suggests. Each of these identified outstanding approaches can be learned, step-by-step with linked HOW2s.