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Edward Watson

Edward Watson founded InnerDrive, a mental skills company that initially worked in Premier League football and with Olympic athletes, in 2006. The majority of InnerDrive‘s current work is now in education and business, coaching students and teachers to realise their potential and to cope effectively with pressure.

Click here to view a feature of ‘Release Your Inner Drive’ in The Daily Mail.


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Rosenshine's third Principle of Instruction: ask lots of good questions

April 15 2021

Asking questions is a staple part of teaching.

To Rosenshine, using effective questioning strategies was one of the most powerful tools a teacher could use to consolidate student understanding and to assess their progress.

Read the whole Rosenshine's Principles of Instruction blog series...

Therefore, for his third principle, Rosenshine recommended that teachers should ask a large number of questions and check the responses of all students. By asking questions about previous or relevant material, students can practice retrieval and cement their overall learning.

So let’s take a closer look at why…

 

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How metacognition can benefit your students after lockdown

April 12 2021

Lockdown has broadly affected students in two key ways.

Firstly, it disrupted their learning. Some students will have been affected more than others, we know that most students are falling behind to some extent.

And secondly, it put them under emotional strain. This has been due to many having to stay at home, not being able to see friends, and having to deal with a lot of change and uncertainty.

Even now, a month after schools reopened, we still face the question of how to help students recover from these difficulties. At InnerDrive, we believe that the best practices we used prior to lockdown are even more important now. When it comes to helping students with their learning and with their emotions, metacognition can be key.

 

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