Metacognition Pods

8th July 2019

These new Pods explain the different aspects of metacognition and how students can get to grips with knowledge retention. Covering interleaving to strengthen memory, retrieval practise to help students recall information and spaced learning to ensure the information sticks. These Pods will have your students understanding how to make the most of their time spent […]

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Case study: From GCSEPod student to becoming the Head of GCSEPod’s Student Ambassador Programme

4th June 2019

Overview Tom Hollins has GCSEPod to thank for helping him rise to the challenge of the Year 11 exams. And the 19-year-old was so impressed with how the learning and revision resource turned poor predicted grades into outstanding results day success, that he’s now become the Head of GCSEPod’s new Student Ambassador Programme, working to […]

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GCSEPod and Retrieval Practice

3rd April 2019

Retrieval practice is a highly effective learning technique focusing on how to efficiently retrieve information from long-term memory, significantly improving knowledge recall in exams!  By practising knowledge retrieval, it is possible to revise much more effectively. An important note to remember is to only use your long-memory for this technique. You can do this by […]

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The questions you should ask any edtech company before you buy

29th August 2017

As school leaders know only too well, it is crucial to carry out a thorough due diligence process before making any investment with precious school funds. But when buying an edtech product this is particularly important. While new advancements are exciting and present educators with opportunities, SLTs are right to approach such propositions with a […]

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