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Rosenshine's sixth Principle of Instruction: Check for understanding

One of the biggest challenges facing educators is ensuring that our students are learning what we are teaching them. And more to the point, how do we

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Technology in the classroom: the advantages and disadvantages

It is arguably education's biggest debate at the moment: does technology in the classroom help or hinder student achievement? With such amazing

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Rosenshine's fifth Principle of Instruction: Practise using new material

Just how important and powerful is practicing?

For his fifth principle, Rosenshine stated that the most successful teachers are those that spend as

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Teacher assessments: cognitive biases to keep in mind

Earlier this year, the government announced that, with GCSE and A Level exams cancelled for 2021, students’ grades will be determined by teachers.

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Rosenshine's fourth Principle of Instruction: Provide models and worked examples

Helping their students become independent learners is an important goal for most teachers. However, like with most things in education, students need

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How to boost your classroom culture after lockdown

After months of ‘classroom’ meaning students’ dining room tables or bedroom desks and a screen, creating a positive classroom culture at school is

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Rosenshine's third Principle of Instruction: ask lots of good questions

Asking questions is a staple part of teaching.

To Rosenshine, using effective questioning strategies was one of the most powerful tools a teacher

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How metacognition can benefit your students after lockdown

Lockdown has broadly affected students in two key ways.

Firstly, it disrupted their learning. Some students will have been affected more than others,

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