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A beginner’s guide to Doctor Gary Jones

A beginner’s guide to Doctor Gary Jones
Best known for: Jones is an advocate of evidence-based educational leadership and management. His blog, Evidence Based Educational Leadership , explores how educators can use research more in their practice, and the pedagogical implications in doing so. In 2016 he published an online handbook for teachers and school leaders on the best uses of evid...
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A beginner’s guide to David Didau

A beginner’s guide to David Didau
Best known for: Since its launch The Learning Spy has had over a million visitors and won a number of awards. Didau writes about ordinary teachers' constraints and irritations, exploring his own successes and failures from his years of teaching, as well as the latest education research and cognitive psychology. He has also written four books explor...
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A beginner’s guide to Sir Ken Robinson

A beginner’s guide to Sir Ken Robinson
Best known for: Sir Ken has the distinction of being the most-watched speaker on TED.com. To date, his four TED talks have been viewed over 52 million times, with his 2006 talk being the most viewed in TED's history. He is one of the world's leading advocates for the development of creativity and innovation in education. He argues that education pr...
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A beginner’s guide to Professor Dylan Wiliam

A beginner’s guide to Professor Dylan Wiliam
Best known for: Wiliam was as the face of BBC2's 2011 documentary series on teaching techniques, The Classroom Experiment, but fame in the world of education research came from Inside the Black Box, his research collaboration with Paul Black. This short paper offered teachers practical, evidence-based advice on how to improve pupil learning through...
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A beginner’s guide to: Professor Eric Donald Hirsch

A beginner’s guide to: Professor Eric Donald Hirsch
Best known for: His book 'Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know', which argues that the majority of children in the United States are not being taught the basic cultural knowledge that allows them to participate fully in contemporary society. Quick biography: Born: 22 March, 1928 Nationality: American Where does he work?   ...
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