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    Independent Learning week 5: Mindset and Motivation

    A key determinant in student success is the inherent beliefs they have about themselves in terms of their ability and how they learn. The two major areas to consider here are Carol Dweck’s work on Growth Mindset and Angela Duckworth’s on Grit. Read More

  • Research Digest – November 2016

    EEF report: Online Reading Support
    For Kids, Learning Is Moving
    The Failure of the iPad Classroom
    Understanding Evidence: New Guide Explains Four Key Types and How to Evaluate Them
    Positive School Climates Can Narrow Achievement Gaps
    Strong student-lecturer relationships reduce university drop out
    Children see ‘worrying’ amount of hate speech online
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    Independent Learning week 4: Marking and Feedback

    In outlining some of the problems with contemporary assessment at the Festival of Education 2016, Daisy Christodoulou noted that the concept of assessment for learning has in many cases, merely become assessment of learning. Read More