I first wrote this post over two years ago. In the intervening period two updated versions of the papers I included – Great Teaching & Cognitive Load Theory – have been written. I thought it was time to update the post. The title is written as a statement; arguably it should be a question. These would be the 5 key papers I think all teachers – from ITT to Headteachers – should read.Continue reading
The title is a statement; arguably it should be more of a question. These would be the 5 key papers I think all teachers – from ITT to Headteachers – should read. Others may disagree; feel free to suggest alternatives. Having read them there is a a need to discuss with others; collaboratively develop your depth of understanding and then work hard at implementing within the classroom and staff room until they are systemic or fluent. Continue reading
When it comes to feedback, there has been lots of blogs about feedback to pupils – written and verbal and in lesson responsive teaching. There have been fewer about how feedback can help improve an aspect of a teacher’s classroom practice in terms of their subject pedagogical knowledge.