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Evidence Based Teaching in Secondary Schools

Evidence Based Teaching in Secondary Schools

February 2022 | 160 pages | Learning Matters

A comprehensive guide to support, challenge and develop understanding of evidence-based teaching.

Trainee teachers need to understand what is meant by 'evidence based teaching' and how this influences and shapes teaching in classrooms today.  This book explores what we mean by 'evidence' in education and how education researchers trial and evaluate teaching methods.  It introduces key contemporary strategies used in schools and links back to the research and literature to help trainees connect theory to practice.
Supports new teachers to have the confidence to critically evaluate new teaching strategies and to understand how to discern what works for them in their classroom.

1: Educational disadvantage and inclusion
2: How children learn
3: Cognitive Load
4: Classroom practice
5: Retrieval Practice
6: Explicit and Direct Instruction
7: Metacognition
8: Subject knowledge
9: Adaptive Teaching
10. Assessment
11: Curriculum design
12: Education myths

Clearly written and up to date for trainee teachers.

Ms Samantha Eason
Education, Teesside University
February 28, 2023

Samuel Stones

Samuel Stones is an Associate Researcher in the Carnegie School of Education at Leeds Beckett University. His research outputs are linked with the Centre for LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Education and the Carnegie Centre of Excellence for Mental Health in Schools. Samuel works with initial teacher training students in university and school contexts and is an Associate Leader of maths, computing, economics and business at a secondary school and sixth form college in North Yorkshire.   More About Author

Professor Jonathan Glazzard

Jonathan Glazzard is Professor of Teacher Education and Head of Primary and Childhood Education at Edge Hill University. Jonathan is a teacher educator. He teaches on undergraduate and postgraduate primary ITE courses and supervises dissertations at doctoral level. His teaching focuses on special educational needs and disability as well as broader aspects of inclusion. Jonathan is particularly interested in aspects of social justice, including mental health, LGBTQ+ inclusion and race equality in schools. More About Author

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