Evidence-Informed Teaching. Here’s what you might be doing…
In a previous post, I outlined some key ideas from research that teachers should know about: Evidence-Informed Ideas Every Teacher Should Know About.
A lot of the ideas can be found by reading some of these research summaries: Teaching and Learning Research Summaries: A collection for easy access. You could also find further ideas in the recent Impact magazine as I describe here: Impact! Superb College of Teachers journal made me think – a lot!
So, once you’ve read, engaged and started to assimilate these ideas into something coherent, what might it all start looking like in practice? To begin with, you might be more likely to think more explicitly about the learning mechanisms at hand. You’ll want to:
- Conspicuously enable each student to build a stronger, more extensive schema for the ideas in hand.
- Conspicuously support students to embed knowledge in long-term memory
- Be very aware…
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