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Feedback and the growth mindset

In the previous step, you considered the implications of each of the different types of feedback for developing effective learning partnerships. In this step, Will Ord, who you last heard …

Case study lesson: use of talk

In the previous step, we heard Will Ord describe an approach called P4C (Philosophy for Children). In this step, you will watch a P4C lesson in action with a class …

Research review

This week we will explore the idea that effective partnerships, in a range of forms, are central to the learning experience of girls. Read this extract from the Effective Pedagogies …

Building a climate of trust

In the previous step, you read an extract from a research report that included some quotes from girls interviewed about their experiences of learning. One girl notes that her favourite …

Encouraging girls to ‘struggle’

In the previous step, we looked at the idea of the Learning Pit and considered how to build confidence in learners through letting them struggle and overcome challenges. In this …

Building confidence as learners through talk

In the previous step you read in the research that girl-friendly classrooms make dialogue high profile. In this video Professor John West-Burnham argues that ‘‘we need to allow opportunities for …

Learning as a social activity

In the previous step, you were introduced to the idea that collaborative learning is an effective approach to learning for girls. In this video, Professor Bill Lucas discusses the idea …

Developing collaboration across the school

Having carried out your own observation and reflection, we are now going to look more broadly at developing collaboration across the school. In this video, Professor John West-Burnham discusses the …