Can your students retain the huge amount of information they need to succeed in their new-style 'knowledge exams'?
Is your school adapting teaching strategies and revision practices to ensure students recall that information in high-stakes exams?
Do you want a range of immediately implementable strategies which guarantee improved performance in 'knowledge exams'?
This course, for teachers and leaders at all levels, explains the science of the teenage brain and introduces a range of practical, immediately implementable teaching and revision strategies to help students RETAIN knowledge, REVISE efficiently and RECALL the information in exams.
The essence of metacognition: how do we learn and remember? From neuroscience to cognitive psychology
Plasticity, Neurotransmitters and ’The Semantic Explicit’ or ‘how the teenage brain works’
‘Me and My Brain’ - an effective whole-school approach to improving neural health and metacognition
Practical, proven strategies to develop anyone’s memory: teachers, students and parents
The Rise of the Knowledge Curriculum: theory into policy and practice
Retrieval Practice and Spaced Learning in the curriculum and the classroom
‘Six the Sticks’: practical classroom strategies to ensure the most important knowledge is retained
Assessment design and marking strategies to ensure maximum retention and recall
The ‘Four Rs’ for Students: Retain, Retrieve, Revise, Repeat
School-wide approaches to revision and recall - where, when and how to start
Ineffective ‘Bamboo’ Revision and how to avoid it
The 10 most effective revision practices and how to sell them to your students
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“This was a well-shaped and useful course that focussed firstly on the science of memory and then allowed time for how this translates in the classroom. Dave was engaging, enthused and very experienced. Thank you!”Teacher , Portsmouth Grammar School
“This course was excellent - highly informative, with up-to-date research used throughout. David has an enormous amount of experience and is highly inspirational.”Teacher , Worcester Sixth Form College
“An absolutely excellent session - very relevant in today's educational climate. Lots of practical advice for both classroom and whole-school practice. Superb.”Head of Department , Outwood Grange Academy
“Absolutely fascinating - started with scientific evidence and information about how our brains work to build on memory and incorporated a huge amount of practical ideas to use in the classroom.”Teacher , Bolton School Girls' Division
“Outstanding training with the ideal balance of research-based evidence and practical ideas for next-day implementation in the classroom. Invaluable ideas for whole-school use.”Head of Department , Radnor House