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The research supporting retrieval practice is overwhelming; it is an effective and essential teaching and learning strategy. Leaders, teachers, students and parents all need to know about this strategy and how it can enhance learning.
Retrieval practice is being widely used across schools and the research continues to shape classroom practice. After the success of Retrieval Practice: Research & Resources for Every Classroom (2019), Kate Jones, an evidence-informed teacher and leader, takes the discussion further, going beyond the background, basics, and benefits of this strategy.
This book focuses on the effective implementation of retrieval practice to support both teachers and leaders to ensure retrieval practice becomes firmly embedded in classroom routines.
There are contributions from leading academics and a range of subject specialists: reflecting and offering their wisdom and expertise as to how retrieval practice can be utilised to have a positive impact in the classroom and on outcomes.
From the latest research to addressing common mistakes and tackling retrieval practice during a global pandemic, Retrieval Practice: Implementing, embedding & reflecting takes a fresh and in-depth look at this tried and tested technique.
Features a foreword by Bradley Busch and Edward Watson
About the Author
Kate Jones is Head of History at The British School Al Khubairat in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Originally from Wrexham in North Wales, Kate taught in the UK for six years at Elfed High School before relocating to the UAE in 2016.
Kate is also a lead practitioner, specialising in teaching and learning. She provides regular training for educators and leaders both in the UK and internationally.
Kate has spoken at various educational conferences around the world and is also the author of Love to Teach: Research and Resources for Every Classroom (2018) and Retrieval Practice: Research & Resources for Every Classroom (2019)
You can subscribe and listen to her podcast ‘The Love To Teach Podcast’ on Apple Podcasts and all other podcast providers.
To find out more you can visit her educational website lovetoteach87.com. Kate tweets @87history and is on Instagram @lovetoteach87.