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Dual coding

This video explores how the use of dual coding and collaboration can help to build pupils' knowledge and understanding.

In this video, Lee Hulse, Science teacher from The West Grantham Academy St Hugh’s (secondary), shares how he has made use of technology to build pupils’ knowledge and understanding with dual coding and collaboration.

Lee shares his approaches to dual coding and how technology has helped him to carry this out effectively in class to build pupils’ understanding of complex topics. He uses it alongside elaboration techniques and collaboration to maximise its effects.

The tool used by Lee is:

  • Nearpod – an interactive classroom tool
  • Whilst Lee makes use of an iPad and stylus, consider what might enable you to achieve similar in your own context if you don’t have access to the same technology.
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