Monthly Archive: June 2014


How do we make John Hattie’s “Visible Learning” work in maths?

Visible Learning is John Hattie’s mantra. I’ve written previously about being a big fan of Hattie’s work about what affects achievement. He’s collected just about every piece of academic research and collated a ranked taxonomy of ¬†factors that affect achievement. Visible Learning is his suggested approach to teaching in a way that incorporates many of the significant drivers of achievement....


John Hattie- Why are so many of our teachers and schools so successful?

I’m a big fan of John Hattie‘s work.¬†Many people have big ideas to improve achievement in education. What makes John’s work unique is that he tells you by how much things improve achievement. In a time-pressured world, what makes his work so useful is that he tells you what to prioritise and focus on, and importantly, what to ignore. I...