As the hit counter on this blog ticks past 500,000, I thought it would be worth sharing my top five posts of all time:
5. PISA shows you can’t always get what you want
In this post, I demonstrate that the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) keeps finding out things that are the opposite of what it probably hoped for.
Is there really no best way to teach? Maybe. But, if so, why do those who mount this argument write reports that advise schools to adopt specific teaching methods?
3. Four ways cognitive load theory has changed my teaching
Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) is the subject of my PhD research and has been described by none other than Dylan Wiliam as the ‘single most important thing for teachers to know’. In this post, I explain how it has changed my teaching practice.
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