Why you should add more SLOP to your science lessons — and how to do it

If you have been roaming through the education blogosphere or edutwitter you will have started to notice an increase in the reference of SLOP. SLOP stands for ‘Shed Loads of Practice’. The term SLOP was coined by Adam Boxer and Ruth Walker in the early stages in the formation of CogSciSci , a group of teachers and academics interested in […]

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Exercise is good for you

‘Practice makes perfect’ is a commonplace phrase, but like most commonplace phrases, it is an over simplification. Certainly an expert has to put in lots and lots of practice, but the psychology of successful exercising involves a particular flow of energy. The mathematics has, in some way, to inspire the learner to want to practice. […]

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