Reviews

It’s pretty tough to review Getting the Buggers to Behave. It’s in its fifth edition, has sold a ludicrous number of copies and its name has become an...
All the research reviewed was published in Educational Psychology, volume 35, issue 1, 2015 Research: Coping strategies at ages 8, 10 and 12 Authors: Aniko Zsolnai, Laszlo Kasik...
Love Learning Ideas By Ruth Powley I enjoy Ruth Powley’s blog enormously, but I found her post “Education is Valuable. Just because . . . ” particularly spectacular....
Imagine. The super-power of a sixth sense, so often the realm of TV, movies and sci-fi, yet a gift bestowed upon each of us; the amazing ability to...
Minding the gender gap from both sides @DanielGibney As a teacher and feminist I, like this blog, have questioned why we are so concerned about the number of girls...
All four pieces of research reviewed were published in the Oxford Review of Education, vol 40, issue 6, 2014 Research: Social origins, school type and higher education destinations...
My target is not examinations as such. I am not rooting for the abolition of graded music exams…but for the phasing out an institution that has come to...
In this edition of Educational Research, three studies caught our watchful research eye: 1. How young children view mathematical representations: a study using eye-tracking technology David Bolden, Patrick...
In Praise of Being Boring by @danicquinn In this post, a maths teacher reflects on the feedback from a survey in her school and, in particular, discusses how...
In this edition of the British Educational Research Journal, three studies caught the eye. 1. Maria Poulou: “The effects on students’ emotional and behavioural difficulties of teacher-student interactions, students’...
A bond of mutual appreciation links Gary Klein, the experimental psychologist, and Malcolm Gladwell, the writer. Gladwell is a fan of Klein’s research, while Klein, in his new...
Our reviewer of the week is Jill Berry a former head, now educational consultant @jillberry102 New bloggers emerge all the time. One of the interesting effects of the...

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