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Entries for date "2021"

Lockdown Learning Found To Be Ineffective

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Over the past year, children have lost many months of education. The lockdowns have forced children to stay home to protect those in society from the risk of COVID-19. Although this decision was taken to protect the most vulnerable in society, it may have not been effective as was hoped.

The full effects of lockdown on learning will likely still not be fully realised for a few years. The …

Using Data to Guide Learning (Part 2): Data Management and Challenges

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In Part 1, we highlighted benefits of using data to guide learning, such as using data to inform targets and set goals, and the importance of asking the right questions.

In this part, I will discuss common data management systems used in education, as well as the challenges of using data to guide learning.

Data management tools:

Using data management tools to guide learning is important for …

Avoid These Common Mistakes While Tutoring

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While tutoring can be an incredibly beneficial and rewarding experience, there are a few simple mistakes you can make which can impact the experience entirely.

In this article, I would like to note a few common mistakes students and tutors may encounter, and provide some suggestions for how to tackle them.

Take breaks

Although tutoring sessions are a great and efficient way to cover the content the student needs the …

Using Data to Guide Learning (Part 1): Introduction.

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Obtaining data about a student’s performance is one of the best ways to guide learning and action plans. Various data sources are obtained at both a school level (e.g., attendance, behaviour, and academic achievements), which can help increase drive and motivation, and at a research level (e.g., emotional wellbeing, social status). All data can have benefits, if measured and used in the right way. Improvements in technology and school …

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Tutoring Session

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While tutoring can provide many amazing benefits, you will gain the most from your tutoring sessions if you really know how to take advantage of them to the fullest.

Here, I would like to apply a few psychological theories and studies to show you how to get the most out of a tutoring session, whether it's online or offline.

Focus on the meaning of the information:

In 1966, …

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