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EEF blog: Cognitive science – the tip of the iceberg

23 November 2023

Rachael Cattrall, the EEF’s cognitive science specialist, explores the importance of understanding the fundamental principles of cognitive science. Although its theories are not new, there is continuing interest in cognitive…

Building confidence and desire in struggling readers at KS2

10 November 2023

Free OUP webinar: Tue, Nov 14, 2023 · 4:00 PM Some children enter KS2 lacking age-appropriate reading skills, and this results in issues beyond the acquisition of abilities. Frequently, several…

Supporting your pupils to flourish in an increasingly digital world

9 November 2023

There are growing concerns within the sector that the current education system is preparing children for a world that may no longer exist by the time they reach adulthood. What…

Beyond Good podcast: Lesson observations

30 October 2023

In this Beyond Good Podcast, Femi and Matt are speaking about lesson observations and related activities such as lesson visits, coaching and feedback.  They talk about being clear on why…

Maths curriculum resources from Oak Academy

23 October 2023

New curriculum plans and early-release lessons from Oak National Academy have been published for primary and secondary maths. All resources are being developed by MEI, who are consulting with the NCETM to…

Rethinking curriculum – youth social action

18 October 2023

This event with RSA explores teacher experiences of youth social action in primary schools. Youth social action can play a critical role in civic learning and participation at primary schools.…

Talking about war and conflict

15 October 2023

When conflict or war makes the headlines, it can cause feelings such as fear, sadness, anger and anxiety. Children look to their parents and teachers for answers, support and comfort…

Using number lines in KS2

20 September 2023

NCETM explore how number lines can be used at KS2 to support children to develop a greater understanding of the linear number system and prepare them for secondary maths. In…

Taking continuous provision beyond the EYFS

11 September 2023

When we compare the curriculum and practices of the Early Years curriculum to that of the Key Stage 1 curriculum we are often faced with fundamental differences in both style…

NCETM: Maths vocabulary podcast

9 September 2023

‘Subject-specific vocabulary is a real area for us to continue to develop in school’ – sound familiar? Listen to this discussion with Usworth Colliery Primary to find out how they…

NECTM podcast: Maths vocabulary

17 July 2023

A primary maths lead in an area of high social and economic deprivation explains how a mastery approach to teaching precise mathematical vocabulary is giving pupils in her school a…

Are you listening?

8 July 2023

Gaurav Dubay, shares his thoughts about the important role listening plays in cognition. “Are you listening?” This question is echoed in classrooms up and down the country. Teachers are acutely…

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