Markham T&L Blog

April 4, 2018

Article: The Science of Learning

Author: Deans for Impact

Article Reading Time: 20 minutes


The Science of Learning is a summary document on areas of cognitive science which are directly linked to how students learn. It takes the research and gives practical implications for teachers. It is found...

September 21, 2017

As I was looking ahead to starting a new job as Headteacher, I was thinking about all the conversations we were going to have about learning.  To a large degree I wanted my teachers to be as up-to-date as possible within their own subject domains. They should know the latest OfSTED position ( eg wit...

August 28, 2017

Article: Strengthening the Student Toolbox

Author: John Dunlosky

"…students believe these relatively ineffective strategies are actually the most effective, and at least on the surface they do seem sound, perhaps because, even after pulling

 an all-nighter, students manage to squeak by on exams…"

An Ove...

August 17, 2017

With the research I have been doing lately I have come across many things that seem like they should be at the very heart of teacher training, but are things that I have never seen before. Rather than put my own list together, here are some links to articles put together by educationalists with a mu...

July 6, 2017

I have been listening to the Mr Barton Podcast for about a year now. It makes my journey to and from school each day a bit more interesting. And it has changed my teaching.

This is no understatement. Ideas that I have heard in this podcast have had a huge impact on me, along with the research that th...

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