Tes issue 3 May 2019

Tes - 03 May 2019

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Self-regulation and pupil achievement
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How self-regulation boosts pupil achievement

A child’s ability to self-regulate – their awareness of their own mental processes and how they control their actions – is a good predictor of future success, research shows. Here, cognitive...

How 'thinking maps' could organise learning
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How ‘thinking maps’ help students learn

Cognitive research suggests ‘thinking maps’ can help students to organise their learning, which improves their memory and retrieval, writes Hanna Miller

Is coding a waste of time?

Is teaching coding in schools pointless?

England’s schools have spent the past five years getting to grips with teaching coding. But the OECD has warned they could be wasting their time on a soon-to-be ‘outdated’ subject. Nick Morrison...

How to give good feedback

Leadership: how to provide useful teacher feedback

Providing useful feedback to teachers in a department outside of your subject specialism can be challenging, says senior leader Mark Roberts, but with a little humility and the right focus, leaders...

Colleges and neurodiversity tests

Why colleges are embracing neurodiversity tests

Assessing neurodiversity through psychometric testing can uncover a diverse range of learning needs, and can identify forms of support to boost access to apprenticeships and employability. Julia...

The importance of a child's lunch
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Why we need to talk about child nutrition

A bad diet can send children’s moods askew and have a negative impact on brain development and concentration. It’s time to sit up and pay attention to nutrition, argues Christina Quaine

Self-regulation and pupil achievement
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How self-regulation boosts pupil achievement

A child’s ability to self-regulate – their awareness of their own mental processes and how they control their actions – is a good predictor of future success, research shows. Here, cognitive...

How 'thinking maps' could organise learning
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How ‘thinking maps’ help students learn

Cognitive research suggests ‘thinking maps’ can help students to organise their learning, which improves their memory and retrieval, writes Hanna Miller

The importance of a child's lunch
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Why we need to talk about child nutrition

A bad diet can send children’s moods askew and have a negative impact on brain development and concentration. It’s time to sit up and pay attention to nutrition, argues Christina Quaine