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and access the EBTN Evidence bank
In this section you can find much more detailed information about evidence-based teaching. The aim is for it to be the place to look if you want to know the evidence on aspects of teaching. It will be as up-to-date as possible. We will look through all the available resources, teaching methods, videos etc and post the best.
This table shows the contents. The material in the ‘Main topic’ column is open to all. The ‘Detailed content’ is accessible to Members of the College of EBT .
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- Individual membership: £10/yr
- Small school membership (up to 25 teaching staff) £100/yr
- Larger school/college (25-125 teaching staff): £200/yr
- More than 125 teachers? (eg larger school/college/federation etc) Either take out multiple memberships or contact us for an individual quotation
|Main topic (Free access)||Detailed content (Members only)|
|Brain and learning||Plasticity: how the brain can change|
|Long term memory|
|Attention and Self-control|
|Step 0: Orientate||Behaviour|
|Step 1: Prior Knowledge||Assessing prior knowledge|
|Updating missing knowledge|
|Step 2: Presentation||Linking to prior knowledge|
|Not just words (Free to view)|
|Linking concrete and abstract|
|The Working Memory limit|
|Step 3: Challenge||Collaborative Methods|
|Modelling: Worked Examples|
|Metacognition Thinking about your thinking|
|Step 4: Feedback||Self and Peer Feedback|
|Questioning as feedback|
|Step 5: Repetition||Methods of repetition|
|Spaced v massed practice|
|Quizzes, questioning and plenaries|
|Homework as practice|
|Effective use of resources||Staff training|
To give you an idea of what you will find in the ‘college’ section, the page ‘Not just words’ in the ‘Presentation’ section in the table opposite is free to view.
New material will be added every few weeks and Members will be notified when new material is available.
Types of material
- Practical ways to use the evidence in the classroom
- Reliable sources of evidence and explanation
- Video clips
- Links to the evidence