4 episodes

Best Bets is the podcast from Sandringham Research School. This podcast aims to provide you with the latest education research and insights about how evidence can be used to benefit students in your school. Although education research can never tell us exactly what to do within the classroom, it can provide us with “best bets”, tried and tested approaches that the evidence suggests may lead to promising outcomes. In each episode, we will draw upon the experience of a researcher or teacher with a particular expertise in the area we are looking at.

Best Bets Sandringham Research School

    • Education
    • 4.9, 20 Ratings

Best Bets is the podcast from Sandringham Research School. This podcast aims to provide you with the latest education research and insights about how evidence can be used to benefit students in your school. Although education research can never tell us exactly what to do within the classroom, it can provide us with “best bets”, tried and tested approaches that the evidence suggests may lead to promising outcomes. In each episode, we will draw upon the experience of a researcher or teacher with a particular expertise in the area we are looking at.

    Episode 3: Memory with Dr Duncan Astle

    Episode 3: Memory with Dr Duncan Astle

    In this episode, Kate Mouncey, Research Lead and Director of Sixth Form at Sandringham Research School, interviews Dr Duncan Astle, Group Leader at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at The University of Cambridge. In their discussion, they cover a whole host of important areas including working memory, long term memory,  ADHD and 'neuromyths'.  Duncan also offers helpful suggestions to teachers and school leaders about the implications from brain science research for classroom practice.

    • 22 min
    Episode 2: Evidence informed science teaching with Dr Niki Kaiser

    Episode 2: Evidence informed science teaching with Dr Niki Kaiser

    In this episode, Dr Caroline Creaby, Director of Sandringham Research School, interviews Dr Niki Kaiser, science teacher, Research Lead and Science Content Specialist at the Education Endowment Foundation.  In their discussion, they cover a whole host of important areas including the value of research evidence for teachers and the work of the grassroots #cogscisci teacher group. Niki also offers helpful suggestions to teachers about how to support students in the classroom when they return to school.

    • 30 min
    Episode 1: Pupil Premium with Marc Rowland

    Episode 1: Pupil Premium with Marc Rowland

    In this episode, Dr Caroline Creaby, Director of Sandringham Research School, interviews Marc Rowland, the UK's national authority of effective Pupil Premium provision.  In their discussion, they cover a whole host of important areas including what effective classroom practice looks like, changes in accountability reporting and striking a balance between in and out of class interventions.  Marc also offers helpful suggestions to teachers and school leaders about how to support disadvantaged students at the moment and on return to school.

    • 34 min
    Best Bets Trailer

    Best Bets Trailer

    Take a minute to listen to the trailer for Best Bets, the new podcast from Sandringham Research School. Subscribe and get Episode 1 about Pupil Premium with Marc Rowland on June 1st 2020.

    • 52 sec

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

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Informative and reflective

Have loved listening to different experts explaining how they think, what they’ve learned and how this impacts their teaching and that of their colleagues. Really accessible and easy to listen to.

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