Tag: Cognitive Load Theory

Using example-problem pairs in mathematics teaching

9 October 2017

I have been a mathematics teacher for 14 years.

For most of these, I was oblivious to research evidence and to what it could tell me about what works in the classroom and about how children learn. It’s not that I ignored the evidence – I just didn’t know it was out there, and it had certainly never featured in my initial teacher training. […]

Author: Simon Cox
Posted on: 9 October 2017
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Journal Club – Autumn 1 (2017-18)

26 September 2017

Our Research School operates an in-house “Journal Club” at which we discuss, review, and summarise a research paper each half-term, with a particular focus on its implications for classroom practice. It’s currently only for staff at St Mary’s Catholic Academy, but we hope to extend the invitation across the Blackpool opportunity area very soon. This […]

Posted on: 26 September 2017
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