Make Learning Happen

  • How to create conditions for learning in your class
  • Turn teaching into long-term learning
  • Convert pedagogical theories into tangible strategies for immediate use, including:
    • desirable difficulties
    • formative assessment
    • deliberate practice
    • constructive alignment
    • SOLO taxonomy
    • distributed and spaced learning
  • Practical ways to maximise the effectiveness of your learning environment

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Ensure pupils make better progress in your classroom

Help students store and retrieve information from their long-term memories with greater ease and efficiency

Take learning from surface- to deep-level in readiness for linear exams

Teach information in multiple, contrasting contexts

Get students monitoring and regulating their learning


Practical strategies to create the six conditions for learning:

1) Intrinsic motivation

2) Purpose

3) Practice

4) Feedback

5) Metacognition

6) Assessment


A guide to the 5 keys of lesson planning which make students think hard:

  • Connect the learning

  • Personalise the learning

  • Grab students’ attention

  • Teach less, learn more

  • Make time to reflect