Category: Evidence

Exploring Guided Reading – translating evidence into practice

10 July 2018

Evidence Lead in Education, Emily Crumbleholme, describes how she has developed the teaching of reading in her class – staying faithful to the evidence but being intelligent in how she adapts and refines the processes to her context. […]

Posted on: 10 July 2018
Posted in: Latest Research Evidence

Calculators? For or Against?

2 July 2018

ELE, Damian Haigh explores the research around the use of calculators in the classroom and, as usual, realises the evidence is nuanced! […]

Posted on: 2 July 2018
Posted in: Latest Research Evidence

What is it like to be part of an EEF Research Study?

29 June 2018

Evidence Lead in Education, Sarah Izon, interview her colleague Zoe about her first training sessions as part of the EEF Craft of Writing trial and what she will be taking back into the classroom with her. […]

Posted on: 29 June 2018
Posted in: Latest Research Evidence

Evidence into Practice – Embedding the Improving Literacy at KS2 in the classroom – a Shakespearian Journey!

29 June 2018

Jo Munro (Victoria Road Primary School) talks about using Shakespeare in Year 6 […]

Posted on: 29 June 2018
Posted in: Latest Research Evidence

Exploring the use of the Times Tables APP- Times Tables Rockstars.

29 June 2018

Jo Munro, Research Lead and Evidence Lead in Education reports on how she has investigated the impact of using the times tables Rockstar App. […]

Posted on: 29 June 2018
Posted in: Latest Research Evidence

New guidance on preparing for literacy

15 June 2018

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) has published its latest guidance report, Preparing for Literacy, which reviews the best available research to offer early years professionals practical “do’s and don’ts” to make sure all children start school with the foundations they need to read and write well. […]

Posted on: 15 June 2018
Posted in: Evidence

Reflections on being evidence informed…

12 June 2018

Here is a very interesting study into research engagement in the teaching profession by Rachel Jackson, LJMU PhD student. […]

Posted on: 12 June 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

The Effectiveness of Reading Buddies – by Carol Pope

6 June 2018

A small scale DIY study completed by one of our Aspirer Research Leads – Carol Pope Context The following research took place in a large primary school in a town in North West UK.  The school is two form entry and has a diverse socio economic catchment (13% of children are Pupil Premium).  The children […]

Posted on: 6 June 2018
Posted in: Latest Research Evidence

Evidence into Practice

25 January 2018

Headteacher Lisa Hesmondhalgh shares how engaging with research evidence has helped to inform the decisions the school has made. […]

Posted on: 25 January 2018
Posted in: Blog, Evidence

New guidance to improve maths teaching for 7–14 year olds

3 November 2017

A new guidance report, published by the Education Endowment Foundation offers eight practical and evidence-based recommendations on maths teaching that schools can use to make a significant difference to pupils’ learning. […]

Posted on: 3 November 2017
Posted in: Evidence