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Plickers in primary

In this video, we see how Neil Jones, Assistant Headteacher at Prescot Primary School (primary) makes use of a questioning tool where only the teacher needs a device to support …

Case studies

So far this week you have engaged with the research evidence around learning that sticks and how technology might support these practices. To help you explore some of these ideas …

Week 3 introduction

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 …

Enabling dialogue through technology

In this article, researchers Vic Cook and Paul Warwick from University of Cambridge and teachers Tristan Igglesden, Sarah Boggis, Debbie Chadwick, Sarah Makepeace and Catherine Davis explore how a micro-blogging …

Supporting collaboration and dialogue with technology

Collaborating with others can help pupils to develop, challenge and elaborate on their ideas, building understanding. However, collaborative learning, or group work, can also be highly ineffective if done badly, …

Think aloud videos

In a previous step, we heard how teacher talk-alouds can be used to help model thinking to develop students’ knowledge and understanding of new ideas. In this video, Dr Claire …

Technologies to support pupils with SEND

In this video, Jules Daulby speaks to Iesha Small about education technologies that can support SEND pupils with building knowledge and understanding. Jules shares one tool that can help pupils …

Multimedia Communication

In this video, Iesha Small, Author, Consultant, and Innovation Leader interviews Leon Cych, Director of Learn for Life about making the presentation of new knowledge effective. Leon shares how research …

An introduction to Dual Coding Theory

In this video, Oliver Caviglioli speaks about how Dual Coding Theory can support the building of knowledge and understanding. Oliver shares how our presentation of new learning using slides or …

What’s next?

Next week, we’ll be exploring research about memory and how we can make learning stick. We’ll be introduced to retrieval practice, elaboration, and spacing. After engaging with research evidence, we’ll …

Week 2 learning summary

What have we learned this week? Engagement with research evidence around dual coding and cognitive load theory has helped us to consider possible changes to our practice to improve the …

Student mentoring

In this video, Susan Dench, Executive Headteacher at The West Grantham Academy: St Hugh’s (secondary), shares how technology has enabled student mentoring. Susan shares how a collaboration with another school …