Reading Group and Hattie (2) Inspiration (and pragmatism)

The concept of Hattie’s ‘visible learning’ is clever. It’s a meta-analysis of many educational research papers (a study of the studies). The key premise is that Hattie evaluates educational practice in terms of its’ effect size on progress. However, when you flick through the pages at the end of a long day (or at the beginning of a short day) you’re bombarded with statistical analysis, which can be a little hard to swallow.


Teach like… a Champion?

For many teachers, the final summer half term is something we look forward to from about January. Gained time from the departure of Year 11 and Year 13 to do what we all really want to do be doing: planning fun, engaging – yet rigorous – lessons for September, developing Schemes of Work to be…