Tagged: Education Endowment Foundation

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Metacognition… thoughts on teaching mathematical problem solving skills

How do you go about teaching problem solving skills? How do you teach pupils the thinking skills necessary to solve mathematical problems in contexts that are unfamiliar to them? These are difficult questions. I’ll declare upfront that I don’t have the answers to them fully. Nonetheless I have been researching and formulating possible approaches. This post shares with you where...

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Interventions That Work- Sutton Trust EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit

I have been doing a lot of reading recently to find out what academic educational research studies can tell us about which interventions are effective for improving pupil progress. There is plenty of research out there, but it is difficult to collate all the information into practical advice for subject leaders. Fortunately The Education Endowment Foundation have done just that...