Markham T&L Blog

July 12, 2018

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning is an excellent introduction into the many areas of cognitive science that sheds light on how we best learn. The book is split into chapters each of which focuses on a particular area of this science. However, much of this information is given follow...

July 10, 2018

I recently attended the Polytechnic Summit 2018 at UTEC University in Lima. It was the first Polytechnic summit outside of the USA and professors from Universities all over the world were attending. Although not a university professor, I wanted to attend to gain an insight into the developments with...

July 10, 2018

As part of the Learning Spaces collaborative project I’ve been involved in experimenting with classroom layouts. While Mr Hill's standing desk revolution has been the most ambitious change, upstairs I’ve been taking a different approach and have been trying to make the classroom more comfortable and...

July 10, 2018

In a CPD session last year, we watched a video on dialogic talk. The lesson that we watched was a fourth grade Maths lesson. The teacher wrote an equation on the board asked the students to decide whether the equation was true or false. They had to give reasons for their answers.

The teacher chose a...

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