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Teaching & Learning Illuminated
The Big Ideas, Illustrated

  • Available for pre-order on April 21, 2023. Item will ship after May 12, 2023
ISBN 9781032368955
May 12, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
160 Pages 96 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

This exciting new book from the bestselling authors of The Science of Learning takes complex ideas around teaching and learning and makes them easy to understand and apply through beautifully illustrated graphics. Each concept is covered over a double page spread, with a full-page graphic on one page and supportive text on the other. This unique combination of accessible images and clear explanations helps teachers navigate the key principles and understand how to best implement them in the classroom.

Distilling key findings and ideas for great evidence-based teaching from a broad range of contemporary studies, the book covers the research findings, ideas and applications from the most important and fundamental areas of teaching and learning including:

  • Retrieval practice
  • Spacing
  • Interleaving
  • Cognitive load theory
  • Rosenshine’s Principles
  • Feedback
  • Resilience
  • Metacognition

Written to support, inspire and inform teaching staff and those involved in leadership and CPD, Teaching and Learning Illuminated will transform readers' understanding of teaching and learning research.

Table of Contents

How to read this book

What you’ll get from reading Teaching and Learning Illuminated

  1. Memory and Learning
  2. Retrieval Practice
  3. Spacing and Interleaving
  4. Cognitive Load Theory
  5. What’s next for Cognitive Science?
  6. Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction
  7. Getting answers to your questions
  8. Feedback
  9. Motivation and Resilience
  10. Preparing to learn
  11. What all teachers (but especially Senior Leaders) need to know
  12. What all teachers (but especially Primary teachers) need to know
  13. Thinking biases

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Edward Watson is the founder of InnerDrive, UK.

Bradley Busch is the lead psychologist at InnerDrive, UK.