We enable educators to get the best out of their pupils by developing tools that enable children to think their way through the curriculum. Our work directly addresses classroom passivity and has significant implications for raising educational outcomes.
Becoming an effective learner requires a child to understand how to organise their thinking [metacognition] and how to work through new ideas systematically [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.
We provide workshops and courses that enable teachers to adopt metacognitive practice in the classroom.
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We can support your school journey in developing independent, confident learners.
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We develop and supply learning tools that enhance attainment.
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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.
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Design inclusive learning activities that really stretch your pupils. The Universal Thinking Framework resources will give your classrooms a clear language and direction for 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.
Get to grips with the evidence-informed principles. These can be delivered online in collaborative Zoom style workshops.
Focus on the development of lifelong learning skills that set children up for success in and beyond school. The new Learning Skills Framework reinforces the broader progress of your wonderful school community.
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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