1st Edition

10 Mindframes for Visible Learning Teaching for Success

By John Hattie, Klaus Zierer Copyright 2018
    206 Pages
    by Routledge

    206 Pages
    by Routledge

    The original Visible Learning research concluded that one of the most important influencers of student achievement is how teachers think about learning and their own role. In Ten Mindframes for Visible Learning, John Hattie and Klaus Zierer define the ten behaviors or mindframes that teachers need to adopt in order to maximize student success. These include:

    • thinking of and evaluating your impact on students’ learning;
    • the importance of assessment and feedback for teachers;
    • working collaboratively and the sense of community;
    • the notion that learning needs to be challenging;
    • engaging in dialogue and the correct balance between talking and listening;
    • conveying the success criteria to learners;
    • building positive relationships.

    These powerful mindframes, which should underpin every action in schools, are founded on the principle that teachers are evaluators, change agents, learning experts, and seekers of feedback who are constantly engaged with dialogue and challenge.

    This practical guide, which includes questionnaires, scenarios, checklists, and exercises, will show any school exactly how to implement Hattie’s mindframes to maximize success.

    List of Figures  Preface. How we think about the impact of what we do is more important than what we do  Chapter 1. I am an evaluator of my impact on student learning  Chapter 2. I see assessment as informing my impact and next steps  Chapter 3. I collaborate with my peers and my students about my conceptions of progress and my impact  Chapter 4. I am a change agent and believe all students can improve  Chapter 5. I strive for challenge and not merely ‘doing your best’  Chapter 6. I give and help students understand feedback and I interpret and act on feedback given to me  Chapter 7. I engage as much in dialgoue as monologue  Chapter 8. I explicitly inform students what successful impact looks like from the outset  Chapter 9. I build relationships and trust so that learning can occur in a place where it is safe to make mistakes and learn from others  Chapter 10. I focus on the learning and the language of learning  Chapter 11. Visible Learning: a vision  Bibliography


    John Hattie is Professor, Deputy Dean, and Director of the Melbourne Education Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is Chair of the Board of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership, and Associate Director of the ARC-Science of Learning Research Centre.

    Klaus Zierer is Professor of Education at the University of Augsburg, Germany, and Associate Research Fellow of the ESRC-funded Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) at the University of Oxford, UK.

    "[The book] will provide evidence-based confirmation that what we know does matter, and does have an impact on our learners. So it should be in every staff room, communal teaching area, and on the reading lists for trainee teachers."— Sally Reeve, inTuition (Society for Education and Training)