The A-Z of Change

Lets try a thought experiment. You regularly carry out a particular action on particular subjects. An alternative method is suggested. It is clear that overall this method produces better results across the range of subjects than your method. Indeed, studies show that overall it is S% more effective. However, over the years you have become… Read More The A-Z of Change

The pen is mightier than the keyboard

..any theory of human intelligence which ignores the interdependence of hand and brain function, the historical origins of that relationship, or the impact of that history on developmental dynamics in modern humans, is grossly misleading and sterile. Frank Wilson There has been a recent spate of posts on handwriting, here (from @teachertoolkit), here (from @learningspy) and, the one… Read More The pen is mightier than the keyboard

Tramadol nights

Its been a couple of weeks (and many answering blogposts) since Dr Ben Goldacre launched his paper on research in education, specifically discussing some of the benefits of using Randomised Control Trials (RCTs) and generally suggesting that evidence is a good thing. Nothing in this post should be construed as suggesting that any part of… Read More Tramadol nights