Supplementary Resources

Teachers

Resources that focus on the teacher’s experiences, attitudes and skills.

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PinPoint Summaries

Improving Education

The 2007 McKinsey report on global education highlighted the central place of teachers in raising standards. And that training teachers is therefore the most important challenge ahead for all education systems. But then found that traditional CPD activities didn't have the precision needed for teachers to be able to transfer successfully their learning of new methods back into their classrooms. This PinPoint shows how the addition of HOW2s optimises all CPD activities by providing the missing precision of how superior teaching techniques operate.

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PinPoint Summaries

Influence

Teachers constantly aim to influence their students for the better. Social psychologist Robert Cialdini has spent a lifetime studying how humans influence one another. Discover the 6 essential skills.

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PinPoint Summaries

Nonviolent Communication

Marshall Rosenberg's model for effective communication relationship-building has been adopted in hospitals, businesses, therapy and even in conflict-resolution in such places as Palestine and Rwanda. Remarkably simple and adaptable, this language system is worthy of close scrutiny.

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PinPoint Summaries

Professional Learning

A summary of the main findings about what works best for teacher learning from the leading researcher, Helen Timperley. Discover what to add to your practice, what to extend and what to now omit. The findings challenge some cherished and established notions of best practice.

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PinPoint Summaries

Video

Video has been a powerful tool for teacher self-awareness and professional improvement. But research has highlighted some of its limitations, such as the cognitive overload of the viewer. This PinPoint explains the way in which HOW2s can rapidly change the perception of the viewer so much more is learned from the experience.

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PowerPoints

The Visual Advantage

Learning significantly improves with the addition of visuals. But not any old visual. Clip art, for instance, depresses learning. Discover which type of visual has the biggest impact on understanding and why video can overload the viewers' short-term memory.