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A beginner’s guide to Professor Larry Cuban

A beginner’s guide to Professor Larry Cuban
Where does he work? Cuban is a professor of education at Stanford University. He began his career as a high school social studies teacher, working up to district superintendent and finally university professor. He gained his PhD from Stanford University in 1974. Quick facts  Nationality: American Born: 1934 Twitter:   @cuba...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor Steve Higgins

A beginner’s guide to Professor Steve Higgins
What is he best known for?  Higgins specialises in the use of research evidence to support effective spending in schools – probably most famously with the Sutton Trust and Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) Teaching and Learning Toolkit ; a summary of education research that offers advice for teachers and schools on how to improve attainment...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor K Anders Ericsson

A beginner’s guide to Professor K Anders Ericsson
What is he best known for? Being an expert on experts. His research focuses on the science of peak performance, looking at areas as diverse as medicine, music, chess and sports, detailing how extended deliberate practice helps performers to become superior in their fields. Quick facts: Born: 1947 Nationality: Swedish Professional bio:   Profes...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor Daniel Koretz

A beginner’s guide to Professor Daniel Koretz
What is he known for? Expertise in educational assessment and testing policy. His research focuses on the effects of high-stakes testing, including score inflation, changes to classroom practice, the impact on pupils with special educational needs and international differences in pupil achievement. He is curr...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor Howard Gardner

A beginner’s guide to Professor Howard Gardner
What is he best known for? His theory of multiple intelligences, which he outlined in his 1983 book Frames of Mind: the theory of multiple intelligences. He has written more than 30 books that have been translated across the world. Quick facts: Nationality: American Born: 1943 Website:   Professor Howard Gardner Professional bio:   H...
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