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Thinking and Participation Ratios: maximising cognitive engagement

A few weeks ago, InnerDrive’s Bradley Busch was lucky enough to hear Doug Lemov present in person about how to maximise cognitive engagement in the

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Academic or pastoral interventions: which should you prioritise?

Recognising the diverse needs of students is essential within education – as a result, teachers are responsible for not only managing student

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Literacy skills seem to fuel literacy enjoyment – not vice-versa

It would seem intuitive that children who like to read and write tend to be better at it. We usually interpret this link as enjoyment creating

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The cognitive bias underlying all others (and how to avoid it)

Sometimes, we don’t behave as rationally as we think we do. One of the culprits: cognitive biases. They can lead to faulty judgement and flawed

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Is it time to abandon the Feedback Sandwich?

Giving feedback to students is an essential part of teaching, but it can be challenging to strike a balance between being supportive and critical. In

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The surprisingly easy way to help students use their phones less

Do you find your students constantly glued to their screens? In this digital age, apps are becoming more and more appealing, making it easy for

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The impact of TikTok on students' grades

TikTok has over 1 billion users worldwide, and is particularly popular with teenagers and young adults. It is easy to understand why: the app allows

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The 10 most important Teaching & Learning studies of the last 50 years

There is no doubt that the field of educational psychology has made remarkable progress over the past century. The discoveries made along the way

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