GOV.UK – Report about eliminating unnecessary workload for teachers regarding marking, including principles and recommendations. GOV.UK – Letters from the teacher workload review groups and Nicky Morgan.
Assessment for Learning
TES News – Research aims to find out whether teaching children psychologist Carol Dweck’s theory will improve their results
TES – Growth mindsets have caught on in a big way. Teachers have mapped and adapted their own practices to Carol Dweck’s framework; schools have made it their mantra. Pendulums, though, have […]
GOV.UK – The group will consider effective practice on marking in schools which raises standards for pupils without creating unnecessary workload.
Robin Alexander – The term ‘dialogic teaching’ is now in regular use but like all such terms means different things to different people. As developed by Robin Alexander since the early 2000s, […]
University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education – A dialogue-based approach to the development of children’s thinking and learning.
University of Cambridge, Faculty of Education – The Dialogic Teaching is Science Classrooms Project is a 2 year project exploring how talk with a teacher can help students to develop their understanding of […]
Education Week – For many years, I secretly worked on my research. I say “secretly” because, once upon a time, researchers simply published their research in professional journals—and there it stayed. […]
TES News – A major research project is to look at how teachers can use feedback to improve pupils’ understanding of maths.
GOV.UK – This report provides advice to schools about how to develop new approaches to pupil assessment that are based on needs of the pupils, follow the school’s curriculum and support effective teaching. GOV.UK […]
TES News – Stanford University professor on how her theory has been misinterpreted.
Welsh Government – Professor Donaldson has identified very real strengths in Wales, including the Foundation Phase and the commitment to the Welsh language and culture on which we can build. His […]
Exploring and Evidencing Mastery Learning – Children as the best advocates of their own learning. South West AAIA Conference 2015 – details and application form AAIA SW Mastery Dance Workshop […]
The Sutton Trust – This report reviews the research that underpins our knowledge of what makes great teaching. It goes on to question how we can record and develop teachers’ best […]
University of Bristol, Graduate School of Education – How the potential of digital technologies can best support improved assessment practices and preferred educational outcomes is becoming an issue of increasing […]