The Science of Learning – David Didau: The Learning Spy

Loyal readers may remember my attempts to wade through the Top 20 Principles of Psychology for Teaching & Learning report from the APA. If you haven’t already read it, don’t bother. This remarkably concise digest produced by Deans for Impact does the job much better. Basically a group of American independent school heads, ably supported by Daniel Willingham and Annie Murphy Paul have summarised pretty much everything a busy teacher ought to know about how children learn, remember, solve problems, transfer to new contexts. It also covers motivation and quickly torpedos the most common misconceptions with laudable brevity:

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Do please read and share as widely as possible.

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