We enable educators to get the best out of their pupils by developing tools that enable children to think for themselves. Our work directly addresses classroom passivity, accessibility and literacy.
Becoming an effective learner requires a child to understand how to organise their thinking [metacognition] and how to work through new ideas [critical thinking].
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Deficient classroom thinking plays a central role in these problems
A general apathy seems to prevail with specific cohorts of children. They're not curious and avoid any intellectual challenge.
Learners have difficulty getting started, creating plans and being reflective. You feel that you are constantly 'spoon feeding'.
Comprehension difficulties make accessing subject matter difficult. Problems arise when trying to use and explain new knowledge.
This new approach to learning, rooted in cognitive science, will enable your pupils to engage with the curriculum and express themselves more effectively. I encourage you to think about how the concepts on this site could support the priority groups in your school. Adopting the framework and the block building toolkits could be a step in the right direction.
Design inclusive learning activities that really stretch your pupils. The Universal Thinking Framework will give your classrooms a clear language of learning.
This engaging classroom strategy enhances the cognition and communication needed to become a confident writer. The popular block-building methodology has been shown to improve literacy outcomes in pupils of all ages.
The Anglian Gateway TSA is a network of cross-phase schools providing outstanding CPD.
Bygrove Primary School provides outstanding teacher training in Tower Hamlets.
St Mary's is a high performing independent school in the city of Cambridge.
"Engagement levels and marks in the longer written responses have both improved."
"‘An amazingly effective and flexible process being grasped by schools for its genius and simplicity’."
"Results clearly show a higher percentage of childrens progress being recorded as 'Better Than Expected'."
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We have an open conversation to find out about your school and your needs. We undertake an initial needs analysis Book Now.
In an online workshop, we dig deep into the learning needs of your classrooms. We creatively develop an implementation plan.
Your staff are given on-going opportunities to develop their professional practice and collaborate in teams.
Teachers are supported to measure the impact the various strategies are having on learning outcomes.