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Week 3 introduction

Welcome to Week 3 of the course! Hear from Cat Scutt and Jonathan Firth about the week ahead and engage with this week's research evidence.

In Week 3, we will be exploring where technology can help teachers to facilitate learning that sticks through engaging with what research evidence has to tell us and what school case studies might reveal.

We’ll seek to answer the following questions:

  • How can we support pupils’ long-term retention of content learnt using retrieval practice, elaboration and spacing?
  • How might technology effectively support the retention of learning?
  • In what circumstances might we choose to use (or not use) technology as a tool to support learning that sticks?

Cat Scutt, Director of Education and Research at the Chartered College of Teaching and Jonathan Firth, Teaching Fellow at the University of Strathclyde, 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 flourish.

When you’ve watched 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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