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Over to you…

In this final fortnight of the Learning Zone, we’re handing things over to teachers. With no specific topic, this fortnight is an opportunity to explore what interests you most and to tell researchers what you need from education research. A chance to reflect and ask … Continue reading

Posted on June 17, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

How does Making Learning Difficult benefit students’ learning? Join the chat tonight, 8-9pm

Research supports the idea that providing students with challenging work enhances learning outcomes. Evidence-based techniques that benefit learning include spaced learning, interleaving and elaborate interrogation. Read more, including tips for your classroom, in the topic summary and join other teachers and education researchers tonight, 8-9pm … Continue reading

Posted on June 13, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

How does Making Learning Difficult benefit students’ learning? Join the chat tonight, 8-9pm

Research supports the idea that providing students with challenging work enhances learning outcomes. Evidence-based techniques that benefit learning include spaced learning, interleaving and elaborate interrogation. Read more, including tips for your classroom, in the topic summary and join other teachers and education researchers tonight, 8-9pm … Continue reading

Posted on June 7, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

The benefits of making learning difficult

Research supports the idea that providing students with challenging work enhances learning outcomes. Evidence-based techniques that benefit learning include spaced learning, interleaving and elaborate interrogation. Read more, including tips for your classroom, in the topic summary and join us this fortnight … Continue reading

Posted on June 3, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

Let’s talk mental health.

GCSEs and Year 6 SATs kicked off this week, coinciding with #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek – very apt! Examinations and deadlines result in pressure and stress for students (and teachers). Join us and other teachers this fortnight to explore how mental health impacts learning with … Continue reading

Posted on May 15, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment

How does mental health affect learning?

Examinations, deadlines and difficulties with friends can result in pressure and stress for students (and teachers). Join us this fortnight to explore how mental health impacts learning with other teachers and the following educational researchers: Discuss risk factors for mental illness with … Continue reading

Posted on May 13, 2018 by modkatie in News | Leave a comment