Category: Latest Research Evidence

Metacognition – what is it? by Sarah Izon, Evidence Lead in Education for Aspirer Research School

8 October 2018

Every so often a new buzz word crops up in the world of education and everyone jumps onto the latest bandwagon. In this blog, I will look at metacognition and decide if it is a bandwagon I want to jump on. The dictionary defines metacognition as an awareness and understanding of one’s own thought processes. […]

Posted on: 8 October 2018
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Leading Learning Training – by Florence Pope, ELE

27 September 2018

Leading Learning Training – by Florence Pope, ELE […]

Posted on: 27 September 2018
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Evidence Leads in Education (ELE): an opportunity to work with us

7 September 2018

The Aspire Educational Trust, are seeking to increase our outstanding workforce and wish to recruit a number of Evidence Leads in Education (ELE). The ELEs will contribute to evidence informed school improvement and will be designated by Aspire Educational Trust. […]

Posted on: 7 September 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Evidenced and Informed – Part 5 The final piece of the puzzle.

13 July 2017

in the final part of this five-part blog, Megan Dixon provides some further thoughts and reflections on becoming evidenced and informed in our teaching and learning. […]

Author: Megan Dixon
Posted on: 13 July 2017
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