InnerDrive Education Blog


9 Common Sleep Mistakes

Chances are you're not getting enough sleep. Despite sleeping for about 20 years over a lifetime, most of us are rubbish at it and although we all

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9 Questions to Improve Metacognition

Metacognition is a phrase that is being talked about in more and more in staff rooms. But many people are still unclear on exactly what it is, how

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Be an Expert Parent

What should parents say to their children after they play sport? Are some phrases better than others? What does the research suggest is the best (and

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What to Think About Before an Exam

What should students be thinking about the night before an exam (apart from their revision)? Are some thoughts more helpful than others? We’ve looked

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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 how

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How To Improve Concentration

How can you help your students concentrate for longer? Are there simple evidence based techniques that 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 under

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Growth Mindset: Stories & Science - Part 1

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 doesn't

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