29 Sep 2015 in Visible Learning School

Recent research has shown that instructional leadership has a greater influence on student outcomes. Where is most of your time spent during the week? Read more here.

29 Sep 2015 in Effective Feedback

One of the big determinants of what students do with feedback. Students with a growth mindset (they believe that ability can grow through effort) attend to feedback and put it to work. Students with a fixed mindset (they believe ability is fixed and unchangeable) avoid or ignore feedback. Read more here.

21 Sep 2015 in Effective Feedback

21 Sep 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Purposeful interaction has the potential to double to speed of learning if we teach students how to collaborate with their peers. How are we creating those deliberate opportunities for ideas to collide so students can learn from each other? Read the strategies from the Global Digital Citizen Foundation here.

18 Sep 2015 in Know Thy Impact

How can we tell how effective our professional learning has been? Alex Guedes is researching the benefits that coaching has had especially around a greater refocusing of conversations on learning and teaching in the school and the teacher’s impact in the classroom. Read more here.

17 Sep 2015 in Know Thy Impact

John Hattie’s review of research revealed that enhancing students’ vocabulary has more impact on their subsequent reading comprehension than teaching them phonics, teaching them comprehension strategies or placing them in a Reading Recovery program. Read more from Shaun Killian's post  here.

17 Sep 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

15 Sep 2015 in Know Thy Impact

John Hattie discusses his latest thoughts on what makes the biggest difference to student learning. He highlights the actions we need to take as educators with the Bedley brothers here.

10 Sep 2015 in Visible Learning for Education Systems

Southern Tioga School District in the United States have stepped outside of their comfort zone and created a new model for shared leadership within the district. It is innovative and daring...and it is working. Read more here.

08 Sep 2015 in Inspired and Passionate Teachers

Do you use evidence based strategies with our learners or are we locked into what works for us? What would convince you that what you are doing has merit and from whose point of view? Read Jennifer Gonzalez tips here.

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