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
“Know thy impact” is the tag line for Visible Learning and the work of Professor John Hattie. It is a useful mantra for each and every teacher and leader. Last week I had the pleasure of hosting David Weston CEO of the Teacher Development Trust, at St. Mary’s Catholic Academy, as part of us evaluating our professional development.