Tag: EEF Toolkit

Setting by attainment – an emotive issue

14 September 2018

Roger Higgins, Director of Norwich Research School, gives a personal view on the ‘setting and streaming’ update to the EEF’s Teaching and Learning Toolkit. […]

Posted on: 14 September 2018
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#NorRel June: Reading for Pleasure and co-operative learning

00:00 on 1 January 1970

Sign up here for our June NorRel meeting. Free to attend, and all welcome. 20th June, 4pm at the Abbey Conference Centre.
Our main speaker is Jon Biddle, an experienced Primary School teacher, who recently won the Egmont 2018 Reading for Pleasure Teacher Award. […]

Posted on: 11 June 2018
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Memory- a user’s guide (NorReL March 7th)

16:00–18:00 on 7 March 2018

Our next Network Research Leads meeting will feature Efrat Furst speaking about memory and practical approaches from neuroscience. The meeting is free, all are welcome, and you can sign up here. […]

Posted on: 28 February 2018
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Using Parkrun to build resilience and engagement

14 January 2018

This post links to an interview I recorded with Sam Phillips, a teacher from Norwich, who regularly runs the Junior Parkrun with his pupils and their parents. […]

Author: Niki Kaiser and Sam Phillips
Posted on: 14 January 2018
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Metacognition – what, why (…and how)

16 December 2017

it’s the kind of thing that we probably do (and have done) for a long time, which is why we’ve all been successful in things like exams. When we study, we think about why we did what we did; we consider what went wrong when we’re not pleased with an outcome; we reflect on experiences, and decide which strategies were helpful (and which were unhelpful). We decide for ourselves what we’ll do again next time, what we’ll do better next time, and what we’ll abandon. […]

Author: Niki Kaiser
Posted on: 16 December 2017
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October round-up: Spirit of collaboration

10 November 2017

One of the most exciting aspects of becoming a Research School, and being part of the Research Schools Network, is the opportunity it brings to work closely with others and collaborate. Our ultimate aim is to help improve outcomes for young people in Norwich (and Norfolk), but we can’t do this on our own! However, we have an great chance to work alongside others to help and support people around us. […]

Author: Niki Kaiser
Posted on: 10 November 2017
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Ed Research: A user’s guide (for busy teachers)

23 September 2017

It’s easy to feel daunted at the idea of using research to inform your teaching. Common hurdles include (lack of) time, access and specific expertise. Here’s some advice from someone who’s been there! I’m hoping it might help… […]

Author: This post is written by Niki Kaiser, our Network Research Lead.
Posted on: 23 September 2017
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