01 Apr 2015 in Visible Learning School

Eastridge Elementary School in Amarillo, TX, was designated as Stage 1 by the State of Texas for low performance on state standardized assessments. Read how Visible Learningplus was a natural next step for this campus to move from a focus on developing teacher efficacy to a focus on student learning and developing students as assessment-capable learners. Read more here.

18 Mar 2015 in Visible Learning School

Schools cannot rely solely on graduation requirements and test scores as a proxy for  quality education aims and measures. Students and community members deserve a more compelling and complete set of goals and metrics. Read more here.

12 Mar 2015 in Visible Learning School

This pilot study of the Visible Classroom Project  - Using transcripts of classes to promote effective teacher practices - took place in schools throughout London and the West Midlands. Read the report here

10 Mar 2015 in Visible Learning School

Professor Maurice Holt says "the movement for slow schools and slow education has faith in the capacities of teachers and heads, and seeks to promote learning in depth, rather than a debased curriculum based on goals, inspections and unreliable standards". Read more here.

07 Mar 2015 in Visible Learning School

At Eleanor Smith School in London, a holistic approach known as Academic Resilience to help ensure all students needs are met. Read more here

06 Mar 2015 in Visible Learning School

Debate about school standards is obsessed with the wrong things. We need to teach our children how to learn and give them more opportunity to learn from each other. Findings of intensive analysis of data from across the world, part-funded by the Department for Education as part of the What Works Network line up metacognition, feedback and peers as powerful things for schools to focus on. Read further here.

04 Mar 2015 in Visible Learning School

Lessons from a leader who has focussed on building community relationships have had profound impact. Read how leadership that focuses on a blend of academic rigor in the classroom and open communication between the district and the community has turned this school around here.

03 Mar 2015 in Visible Learning School

Tapton School, in Sheffield is one of many schools that is putting character before exam results. By using the mindset research of Carol Dweck their focus is on exam success and developing pupils’ values at the same time. Read more here.

26 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning School

Peter DeWitt shares ideas around getting parents involved with schools, based on his experience as a principal. Read more here

23 Feb 2015 in Visible Learning School

Having a common language across your school community is a powerful way to build a shared understanding with teachers, learners and families. Read how Hobsonville Point Secondary School in New Zealand has done this here.