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Week 2 introduction

Welcome to Week 2 of the course! Hear from Cat Scutt and Cathy Lewin about the week ahead and engage with this week's research evidence.

In Week 2, we will be engaging with how and where technology might help teachers to build pupils’ knowledge and understanding through engaging with what research evidence has to tell us and what school case studies might reveal.

These are the questions we will seek to answer this week:

  • How might concepts such as dual coding and cognitive load theory help us present new content and complex concepts more effectively?
  • What makes effective pupil reflection, discussion and collaboration in the classroom and how can these help to develop pupil understanding?
  • How can the development of pupil knowledge and understanding be enabled with technology?

Cat Scutt, Director of Education and Research at the Chartered College of Teaching and Cathy Lewin, Professor of Education at Manchester Metropolitan University, introduce you to some of the week’s core concepts and research evidence in this week’s video introduction.

Throughout the week’s learning ahead, we encourage you to take a look at what others have posted, replying to your peers as well as posting your own responses so that our community of learning continues to grow.

Once you have viewed the video and made any notes to record key learning points, click the ‘Mark as complete’ button below and then select ‘Discuss your practice’ to continue your learning.
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