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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....

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All Edexcel past papers in one free app…

Edexcel have released an iOS app that allows anyone with an Apple device to download past exam papers, markschemes and even examiner’s reports. The app is free and covers the full Edexcel currciulum, not just maths. Within our subject you can download past papers that cover both the modular and linear specifications for the last decade. Whilst this brings convenience...

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App shout out- 5 Dice

Justin Holladay wrote to me recently explaining he was just about to release his first app. It’s now gone live in the Apple Appstore and can be downloaded for free onto any iOS device. The app is a game based on using the scores when you roll five virtual dice to create BIDMAS calculations that equal a certain target number....