InnerDrive Education Blog


Target grades: good or bad for student learning and performance?

Many schools set target grades, which are estimates of what grades students could achieve. It is often done with the intention of inspiring and

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Plan, do, review: the Planning part of the metacognitive process

Identified over and over again as one of the most effective ways to boost student learning, metacognition can be defined asthinking about

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Why digital literacy skills are important now more than ever

50 years ago, students could look up information in a textbook and trust it to be true. People still had their own opinions and biases of course, but

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The latest growth mindset research you really need to know about

Just a few days ago, a very interesting new research paper on growth mindset was published. We think it offers a good opportunity to pause for

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A Q&A with Oliver Caviglioli and David Goodwin, authors of 'Organise Ideas'

The role of graphics in education has changed – it has become more important than ever before.

We at InnerDrive loved Organise Ideas: Thinking by

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How helpful are learning objectives?

By the end of the lesson, you will be able to…

These 11 words often come up at the start of a lesson, setting out the learning objectives for

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4 tips from research to support your teenager

Teenagers can be difficult to understand. They are socially and psychologically very different to children and adults. Teenagers are heavily

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Exams are back on - what does this mean for you?

The Department for Education and Ofqual have announced that, after two years of teacher-based assessments, GCSEs and A level exams are now scheduled

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