Tag: Learning

Attendance Matters

22 September 2017

Research is key in establishing solid foundations on which to build. We need to stop looking for the ‘golden bullet’ in education and start formulating our decisions based on fact and well researched information. We were recently challenged by our CEO (@LeadingLearner) to ask ourselves the question “what are the five main priorities for the […]

Author: Phil Brown
Posted on: 22 September 2017
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Metacognition in Science: Part 3

20 September 2017

As a Scientist I look to quantitative analysis to form conclusions, however in the short amount of time that I have been conducting my own research into Metacognition, I have found this difficult and have looked towards qualitative methods instead. Initially I decided to have both my test and control classes complete an exam paper […]

Author: Lauren Stephenson
Posted on: 20 September 2017
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Metacognition in Science: Part 2

19 September 2017

Following my last post I have been working to embed a variety of metacognitive strategies within lessons. Students quickly became familiar with the ‘Thinking about thinking’ steps and this was regularly used following formative assessments. However following interim assessments it was clear the students needed strategies to support them in analysing an exam question before […]

Author: Lauren Stephenson
Posted on: 19 September 2017
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Metacognition in Science

18 September 2017

As many headlines have highlighted, GCSE’s are getting harder. Expectations have risen, questions delve deeper and new skills need to be gained – no more true than with the new Science GCSE’s. Coursework will soon become a distant memory and new challenges will arise. So far we know that students will be assessed solely through […]

Author: Lauren Stephenson
Posted on: 18 September 2017
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