Monthly Archives: June 2017

Creating the conditions for CPD to flourish

In schools and colleges there are many real and complex challenges in offering CPD opportunities that both motivate staff to get involved and meet their varied needs and preferences. In my freelance consultancy and training role, here are some of … Continue reading

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Research on teaching and learning: A list of reports, articles and blogs for FE and schools

Thanks to Tom Sherrington for sharing this great collection of research summaries. He introduces them on his website as follows: There are several superb summaries of educational research that have been compiled into easily accessible websites and articles in pdf format … Continue reading

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Cognitive Load: Blogs and Resources

Cognitive Load Theory by Dan Williams: Oliver Caviglioli’s Cognitive Load Theory Resources by Greg Ashman: Dual Coding: Can There be too Much of a Good Thing? By Megan Smith: Cognitive load theory and its implication in the classroom … Continue reading

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