Reviews

Our guest blog reviewer of the week is Harry Fletcher-Wood, a secondary history teacher and head of teacher professional development (@HFletcherWood) Why Girls Tend to Get Better Grades Than...
Research: The high heritability of educational achievement reflects many genetically influenced traits, not just intelligence Authors: Eva Krapohl, Kaili Rimfeld, et al.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...
So, here I am, reading this book in the hope that I can improve my knowledge of being a school governor. I’m one in a primary school, and...
Our guest blog reviewer of the week is Emma Hardy, primary school teacher and union activist @emmaannhardy The Hunt for a teacher’s oath by @Surreal_Anarchy On Sunday morning...
I’ve always considered humans to be natural learners. After all, we’re primed to do it from the day that we’re born. So when I received a copy of...
Research: Secondary school teachers’ perspectives on teaching about topics that bridge science and religion Authors: Berry Billingsley, Fran Riga, Keith S. Taber and Helen Newdic Curriculum Journal, 2014,...
Our guest reviewer of the week is Andrew Old, teacher and blogger @oldandrewuk   Character, Resilience and Grit by @thegoldencalfre An RE blogger turns his attention to the...
Authors: Meanu Bajwa-Patel and Cristina Devecchi Support for Learning, Volume 29, Issue 2, 2014 Publisher: Wiley Science A dilemma every parent faces: “Which school is going to help...
Our guest reviewer of the week is Jill Berry, a former head, now educational consultant and Twitter addict @jillberry102 Growth Mindset Launch@chrishildrew Chris Hildrew, deputy head at Chew...
Let me set my stall out: I don’t particularly like iPads. I have settled in the other digital camp as I find Android devices more flexible and, let’s...
The £24 price tag of this book concerned me. It meant that I might not buy it unseen as there is a lot of guidance already from the...
Published: Taylor & Francis                   Publishied in: Educational studies, 10 September 2014 Research: The trouble with truancy: satisfied students stick at school Picture an average class of 30 pupils,...

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