Thursday, 17 October 2019

Teachers learn about neuroscience - new post on BOLD blog

My new post for the Blog on Learning and Development considers what teachers need to know about neuroscience, if anything. It reports on work by Paul Howard-Jones with secondary teachers and Pete Etchells with primary teachers, that is teaching key principles of neuroscience to teachers in training. You can read the post here.

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Supporting school teachers - new post on BOLD blog

My lastest post for the Blog on Learning and Development is called 'Supporting school teachers
How can we keep valuable teachers in post?'. In this piece I look at some concerning data around teacher retention in England, and consider what support teachers might need. You can read it here.

Three new reviews in The Psychologist

This week, three of my reviews appeared on The Psychologist website (also coming in the November print edition).

An episode of the radio programme Desert Island Discs with firefighter and psychologist Sabrina Cohen-Hatton.

The secret to great storytelling

The book 'The Science of Storytelling: Why Stories Make Us Human, and How to Tell Them Better' by Will Storr.

Find the reason
The play 'Reasons to stay alive' at Studio Theatre, Sheffield.

Thursday, 3 October 2019

Overcoming students' misconceptions - new post on BOLD blog

My latest post on the Blog on Learning and Development considers where common misconceptions come from, and how teachers can help children to overcome them. Read the post here!