aiding memory

COGNITIVE LOAD THEORY

Cognitive load theory is perhaps the most important consideration a teacher needs to have in their minds when developing and delivering a sequence of learning. Pioneered by John Sweller, it implores teachers to consider the functioning of the brain in terms of working memory, and particularly its capacity and limitations. When introducing new material to […]

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PRAGMATIC POETRY REVISION

GCSE poetry anthologies are wonderful. Whilst not every poem may be to one’s liking, the vast majority are a joy to teach. Purposefully, we conduct this joy into our students, moving them to mastery as quickly as possible. We envisage students would have a thorough understanding of every poem contained in the anthology (15 in […]

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