Shaun Allison started teaching science in West Sussex, before becoming a head of science. He is currently deputy head teacher at Durrington High School. He leads on CPD and is interested in supporting teachers to grow and develop their classroom practice. He is also a popular speaker.
Up and down the country, it’s a time when teachers are thinking about appraisal. At Durrington, we use this as an opportunity for teachers to think about an aspect of their teaching that they want to make a focused effort … Continue reading →
By Andy Tharby This post is a quick and simple introduction to John Sweller’s Cognitive Load Theory for teachers. It will seek to answer the following three questions: 1. What are working memory and long-term memory and what roles do … Continue reading →