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InnerDrive at Optimus Ed Conference

We are excited to announce that we will be presenting at the Optimus Ed Gifted and Talented Conference in September and October, which looks at

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6 Reasons to Put Your Phone Away

A recent study found that banning mobile phones at schools improved student performance. This effect was most pronounced for struggling students.

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How To Improve Concentration

How can you help your students concentrate for longer? Which simple evidence based techniques can help them pay more attention? We've been

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Managing Exam Nerves

Exams make some students very nervous. One of the consequences of Michael Gove scrapping modular exams in 2012 was that the ability to perform

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Growth Mindset: Stories and Science

Here is a two part challenge: find a single theory that explains why people are successful backed up by good science (spoiler alert #1: this

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3 Easy Wins on Metacognition

How do you help students improve their self awareness? According to the Sutton Trust, teaching students meta-cognitive skills has "consistently

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Sleep Your Way To Success

Do you want to help your students or athletes improve how they think and feel? Would you like your students to get better exam results? Do you

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Helping Students Become Resilient

There is a lot of talk about the importance of developing character in students, with resilience being mentioned a lot. The question on most

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Maximising Pupil Premium

How can you maximise the effect of your Pupil Premium funding? Over the past two years, the government has doubled the funding available to £2.5

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Can Negative Thinking Help Your School?

Have we been lied to all this time? Is positive thinking holding you and your students back? Recently, an article in The New York Times looked at

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