Markham T&L Blog

December 23, 2019

Article: Ten Benefits of Testing and Their Applications to Educational Practice

Author: Henry L. Roediger III, Adam L. Putnam and Megan A. Smith

This article explores 10 benefits of testing on the educational outcomes of students, based on research mainly in cognitive science. Each of the benefits is...

April 29, 2019

Teach Like A Champion 2.0 by Doug Lemov is a practical teaching book. Unlike many others that go into detail on the theory of education or how we learn, Teach Like A Champion is solely focused on techniques that teachers can implement in their classroom. 

Lemov states early on that many of these tech...

March 8, 2019

One of the Principles of Great Teaching that I have chosen to focus on this year is Checking for Understanding. This is something that I have not always used as effectively as I could have, and in particular, I have relied on a few students answering questions to imply the whole class has "got" an i...

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