Tips for Teachers: 28. Modelling and Scaffolding

Tips for Teachers: 28. Modelling and Scaffolding

‘Effective modelling and scaffolding reduces the extraneous load on students’ working memories and strengthens schema, making learning more efficient, more manageable, and easier for them to retrieve.’ (Adam Riches, 2022) Modelling and scaffolding are essential...
Unleashing Teacher-Led Innovation for School Success

Unleashing Teacher-Led Innovation for School Success

Have you ever considered what happens when teachers are not just the implementers but the creators of school improvement plans? Imagine a school where the curriculum pulsates with the lifeblood of inspiration drawn directly from those who know our pupils best: the...
Tips for Teachers: 20. Introduction to Metacognition

Tips for Teachers: 20. Introduction to Metacognition

‘A metacognitive learner is one who has knowledge and control over cognitive skills and processes. They understand how learning happens, and they are able to actively and independently apply this understanding to help them learn in the most effective way, and to...