Leading Learning and Teaching (Stephen Dinham) Summary

PART A - Research evidence on teaching and learning CHAPTER 1 -  What difference do schools make to student achievement? This chapter provided the foundation and context of this book. More than 50 years ago, students’ intelligence was predicted by their cultural, heredity, environment and socioeconomic status. The only acceptation was the student who came … Continue reading Leading Learning and Teaching (Stephen Dinham) Summary

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Hattie’s Greatest Effect size: Self Reported Grades / Student Expectations – How we can apply it in the classroom.

Number 1 – Self-Reported Grades/Student Expectations (effect size = 1.44) Self - Reported grades or Student Expectations (which Hattie would like to call it now) comes out on top of all influences. Basically, before the students attempt the test, you ask them to predict what grade they are going to get. John Hattie explains that kids … Continue reading Hattie’s Greatest Effect size: Self Reported Grades / Student Expectations – How we can apply it in the classroom.