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How CATS Colleges use The Science of Learning

Nearly a year ago, our second book The Science of Learning: 77 studies that every teacher needs to know, was released. Thousands of teachers all over

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Improving mindset and metacognition at the same time

While they might have been new concepts a few years ago, “growth mindset” and “metacognition” are terminology you come across often as a teacher in

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Blocking or interleaving: which is better for revision?

Revision time can be stressful. The need to remember large amounts of information that can have an impact on the next stage of students’ lives is at

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The impact of retrieval practice on cognitive load

Nowadays, retrieval practice and Cognitive Load Theory are two of the most talked about areas from cognitive psychology in education. Many

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How to help students form new habits

How important is the role of forming positive learning habits for students? Despite arguably being a key factor in their success whilst in education,

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How to give Wise Feedback

Many researchers believe that constructive feedback is a powerful tool for promoting children’s social, moral, and intellectual development. However,

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Do interactive whiteboards increase student engagement?

At first, we replaced blackboards with whiteboards. Now, we’ve moved on to ‘bigger and better’ technology by introducing interactive whiteboards into

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Cognitive Load Theory: the basics

With Cognitive Load Theory increasing in popularity by the day, many teachers are eager to learn more about it. If you yourself are one of these

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