Posts tagged Supporting students
"Using Cognitive Load Theory in the Classroom" Inner Drive Blogpost

A new blogpost by the Inner Drive team which highlights the importance of understanding Cognitive Load Theory in planning and facilitating interactive lessons. The blog highlights the latest evidence supporting the theory, alongside tips on presenting information that is clear, coherent and concise in lessons so that students have the best chance of absorbing information.

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Teach First Cross-Phase Toolkit: Supporting Smooth Transitions for Pupils between the Phases of Formal Education: A Guide for Teachers and Schools

A useful toolkit compiled by Teach First to provide tips and suggestions for teachers and schools who wish to work together to improve the experience of transition from Early Years into Primary School, Primary School to Secondary School. It is intended to inspire and enable to initiate and maintain collaborative cross-phase work that is going to have a positive impact on the children or young people that schools work with.

The toolkit contains two sections:

  • Research - Looking at the need for cross-phase collaboration and exploring what effective cross-phase collaboration looks like

  • Stories of cross-phase collaboration in practice, with accompanying resources that teachers can use.

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Children & Young People Now Article: "Black pupils more likely to be diagnosed with special needs"

An article from Children & Young People Now highlighting recent research conducted by the Department of Education at the University of Oxford which states that black students are twice as likely to be diagnosed with having a social, emotional or mental health need than their white peers.

Racism from teachers, a lack of understanding of cultural differences and ineffe

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