Teaching for Long-Term Memory?
Long-term Learning As teachers, one of our primary goals is to educate, allowing a child to take the information you have taught and apply it to their life. One issue is the retention of conceptual knowledge. … Continue reading Teaching for Long-Term Memory?
Cognitive Activation in Maths
A Cognitive Approach? A lot of mathematical learning research, particularly in the UK, involves a cognitive approach to learning. A behavioural approach may be linked to alleviating maths anxiety (most of the time – a cognitive… Continue reading Cognitive Activation in Maths
“Time to explain”
Off you go! I’m sure some of us have had the teaching moments where we explain a concept and then say, “off you go!” Of course any passing by teacher will ask, “how did you know… Continue reading “Time to explain”
“What would they do in your shoes?”
Theory of Mind in Children As teachers, we’ve all asked that question: “what would they have done in that situation?” Have you ever wondered why this may have been difficult or not even crossed a child’s… Continue reading “What would they do in your shoes?”
“They just don’t get it!”
It’s that time of the year again.. it’s time to teach the wonderful fractions. Many of your children may have an idea of what is going on, depending on the year group you’re teaching; however, if… Continue reading “They just don’t get it!”
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