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The traits of the master teacher

19 March 2015

In the first of two articles on what it means to be a ‘master teacher’, Matt Bromley looks at what research has shown us are some of the traits and virtues of effective teachers.

The foundations of student achievement

5 February 2015

When students achieve, it is down to logical patterns of cause and effect, says Matt Bromley. He identifies the traits that high-achievers often display and looks at how to encourage effective study ...

Developing skills: The magic of myelin

8 January 2015

Each time we practise a skill, a new layer of myelin is added to our neurones, helping us to retain and improve new knowledge and skills. It means that deep practice is crucial to our development. ...

More foundations of effective teaching

4 December 2014

Continuing his series on the basics of effective teaching, Matt Bromley discusses how to create good routines and habits to ensure that everyday classroom tasks run smoothly and efficiently.

The foundations of effective teaching

16 October 2014

Resident teaching expert Matt Bromley continues his series of articles offering classroom management and pedagogy advice with a focus on some of the basics that ensure successful lessons.

Eight steps to teaching excellence

25 September 2014

Matt Bromley introduces the eight cornerstones on which teachers can develop a culture of quality and create a highly successful classroom.

The science of learning

18 September 2014

How can cognitive science make us better teachers? Matt Bromley dissects the four stages of the cognitive process and discusses the implications for your classroom.

NQT Special: Best laid (lesson) plans

26 June 2014

The first thing many NQTs tackle at the end of their year is a review of their schemes of work and lesson plans in readiness for September. Matt Bromley offers some expert advice.

Lesson observations: To grade or not to grade...

12 June 2014

With Ofsted having told its inspectors to end the practice of graded lesson observations, surely school leaders should follow suit? Matt Bromley looks at how lesson observations need to change.

Teaching strategies to create 'growth' mindsets

8 May 2014

Research has busted the myth that intelligence is fixed and cannot be changed and has put forward a new approach – the growth mindset. Matt Bromley considers how teachers can develop a ‘growth ...

NQT Special: Strategies for managing behaviour

28 November 2013

Managing behaviour is often the biggest challenge for NQTs. As part of SecEd's NQT special edition, Matt Bromley discusses why students misbehave, how teachers can and should react in different ...

Giving effective student feedback

19 September 2013

Effective student feedback is increasingly being recognised as a key influence on learning and student achievement. Matt Bromley offers some ideas to improve your feedback strategies.

What makes an outstanding lesson?

20 June 2013

Drawing on his experience of Ofsted and the views of the chief inspector, consultant headteacher Matt Bromley discusses the secrets to teaching outstanding lessons.

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