Research Spotlight – 2019 Term One

Research focus – Metacognition ‘These learners are proactive in their efforts to learn because they are aware of their strengths and limitations and because they are guided by personally set goals and task-related strategies, such as using an arithmetic addition strategy to check the accuracy of solutions to subtraction problems. These learners monitor their behavior…

Feedback: Misconceptions and corrections

These slides accompanied a CPL session on feedback – focusing on the different ways we need to address misconceptions and errors. The problem with feedback Feedback is an important part of teaching. In fact, teaching would be inconceivable without it. Try and teach a lesson without saying whether an answer a pupil gives is correct…