Threshold concepts (initial ideas)

This post is written by NKA. ResearchED Rugby I was lucky enough to attend the ResearchED meeting in Rugby at the weekend, and came back having learned a great deal. A session that had particular impact on me was lead by Ruth Powley: Planning curriculum sequences that enhance permanent learning in a linear curriculum. Ruth…

Journal Club – Metacognition (part 2)

This post is written by VBA. Metacognition and “thinking about thinking” became a real focus of mine with my Year 10 GCSE class after reading about the low cost – high impact that it can have on a student’s performance in this report from the Educational Endowment Foundation. I followed this up by reading blog articles about teachers who…