Education Endowment Foundation discovers small placebo effect (but not for maths) | BGarelick

Greg Ashman takes an Extreme Close-Up look at EEF’s report on “dialogic” teaching and its implications.

Filling the pail

The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) have released a report into a three-year randomised controlled trial. Schools were allocated to a control or intervention group and the intervention teachers were provided with the a mentor, time off timetable for training, a number of books to read (I’m sure the authors were pleased about this) and, crucially, a video camera and microphone to record and then review their lessons. The control group received none of these things…

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