Markham T&L Blog

November 22, 2018

I recently saw this tweet and it made me stop and reflect on what my successes were for this year, and what I want to work on next year.

So, here are 4 things that have been successful for me in 2018:

  1. Implementing Weekly Retrieval Quizzes and Retrieval Starters
    One of my aims for this year has be...

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...

June 12, 2018

Variation theory is a concept which I heard from Dan a few weeks ago.

When practicing a particular skill in a repetitive way we as teachers tend to think about the increasing level of difficulty from one set of exercises to the next. For example, if we are practicing solving linear equations we might...

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