The future of Assessment for LearningFind out more
Assessment is a vital part of education, but done badly it can lead to distortions of classroom practice. Making Good Progress outlines the difference between formative and summative assessment and evaluates the effectiveness of a range of different assessment techniques and systems.
Why knowledge mattersFind out more
Knowledge matters more than we think.
Project-based learning, 21st century schools and transferable learning: modern education is full of such apparently innovative ideas. But how many of them are based on evidence? In this book, Daisy Christodoulou shows through a wide range of examples and case studies just how many popular ideas about education contradict basic scientific principles.
“This may well be the most important book of the decade on teaching” From the foreword by Dylan Wiliam
I’m the Director of Education at No More Marking, a provider of online Comparative Judgement software for schools. I’m also the author of three books about education: Teachers vs Tech, Making Good Progress, and Seven Myths about Education.
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Posted on April 27, 2019
In my book Making Good Progress I developed an analogy between education and marathon running. Put simply, you wouldn’t train for a marathon by trying to run 26.2 miles in every training session. And…
Posted on March 11, 2017
This essay was first published in the Spring 2016 edition of Use of English. I can remember reading Othello for the first time when I was studying A-level, and feeling slightly disappointed and cheate…
How to remember anything, forever
Daisy Christodoulou speaking as part of the Research Ed Home CPD series, May 2020.
This presentation gives a quick overview of spaced-repetition research, and then focusses on some practical advice about how you can integrate a spaced-repetition flashcard system into your teaching & planning.
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Posted on March 20, 2023
I’ve just set up a free Substack newsletter where I’ll be posting all my future writing on…
Posted on February 13, 2023
My last few posts on this blog have all been about the future of education and the impact…
Posted on September 4, 2022
Here are my slides from September 2022’s Research Ed conference, and below is a short summ…