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On the RISE – The Confident Teacher

This week saw the publication of the Education Endowment Foundation RISE (Research-leads Improving Students’ Education) Project. It was one of the first projects in England that attempted to mobilise… Continued here: http://bit.ly/2WnYZ6X Advertisements

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Crying Wolf? Part two – Education Datalab blog

What impact did Wolf review reforms have on post-16 choices and attainment? Continued here: http://bit.ly/2ZNvn4U

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Crying Wolf? Part one – Education Datalab blog

What impact did Wolf review reforms have on exam entries and attainment? Continued here: http://bit.ly/2UMqLsd

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Looking within, part 2: How much variation in KS4 value added scores is explained by differences between individual subjects? – Education Datalab blog

The second post in a new series exploring the impact that within-school variation has Continued here: http://bit.ly/2PCeCoT

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Do detentions work? – David Didau: The Learning Spy

When I was a student I was given a lot of detentions. After some particularly appalling behaviour on a French exchange trip I was given two months of 1 hour after school detentions. This was a big… Continued here http://bit.ly/2vq2tdn

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100% reading instruction?

Originally posted on Filling the pail:
Embed from Getty Images I took part in a Symposium today at the DSF conference in Perth. The Symposium was about discovery learning versus explicit teaching. Kathy Rastle presented some fascinating data from an…

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Behaving fast and slow

Originally posted on Filling the pail:
Embed from Getty Images Have you ever been caught speeding? If so, why? Did you make a conscious decision to drive faster than the speed limit? Did you disagree with the speed limit, believing…

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