Our Learners Experience Appropriate Support and Challenge

This article focuses on strategies for effective retrieval practice. These are particularly helpful as we approach SQA exam time. Tom Sherrington, the author of this blog and an excellent book ‘The Learning Rainforest’ (available in our professional learning library), will be visiting us next session as part of our professional learning programme.

A fantastic source for learning and teaching materials.

This article is on strategies for improving boys’ attainment. It touches on almost all our framework principles, particularly ‘Our learners know what they are learning and why’.

A comprehensive guide to questioning strategies that will improve learning and teaching.

Don't let the name of this website fool you - here are some excellent questioning strategies for you to try.

The focus of this article is 'questioning'. This is a key aspect of several of our framework principles, particularly ‘our learners develop their knowledge’ and ‘our learners use feedback to improve.’

. This is an excellent strategy for encouraging deeper thinking from pupils. It relates to two of our Learning and Teaching Framework principles:

Our learners experience appropriate support and challenge.

Our learners develop their understanding.