The Principles of Effective Practice in Teaching Reading: Word Reading – Part 1
This series of six blogs will focus on the potential barriers children may face when learning to read, as well as some possible suggestions about how we can overcome these in the classroom.
What’s new for 2022/23?
One of the legacies of the pandemic is the widening of the gap for many disadvantaged groups of children. This challenge exists alongside many other challenges that schools already faced…
Data Busting: Take your assessments to the next level
Data is vital in the education setting - it provides insight into how pupils are progressing, what your biggest challenges are, and helps drive school improvement. However, data can sometimes get overlooked or misinterpreted. In order to effectively use data, you must improve your approach to assessment.
Get the training you need to support learners with special educational needs
The proportion of children in a mainstream setting who require additional support for special educational needs is on the rise. On average, teachers encounter four students who need additional support…
Resource: Guiding Improvement – A Decision Tree
Harry Fletcher-Wood summarises and conveys some key findings from the evidence around feedback and guiding improvement in this decision tree.
What is ‘Responsive Teaching’ and how does it improve learning?
The purpose of this blog is to explore what responsive teaching is, and how it can help pupils reach their potential. This blog will consider some of the latest research into effective teaching and learning, and how educational theory can be implemented in practice in the classroom to accelerate learning.
Why does your school need a curriculum project?
Schools should carefully plan their curriculum around the children to ensure that they receive a well-rounded, balanced education. Curriculum development expertise is essential for school leaders so that they can develop a school curriculum that incorporates the most important ideas in curriculum theory and the science of learning.
Conference – Closing the gap
The global pandemic left many gaps in children’s learning and education, and schools are yet to recover from it. The conference ‘Closing the gap’ will focus on bringing awareness to the issues schools are facing and giving you solutions on how you can work towards closing these gaps.