Classroom skills

Thinking about Maths and English Metacognition

The importance of developing metacognition and self-regulation has been highlighted in many studies, most recently by The Education Endowment Foundation (EEF). Pupils make an average of seven months’ additional progress.

Engaging the Disengaged: Reconnecting Students and Learning

Engaging the Disengaged is a though provoking and interactive event that looks at how educators can begin to engage and rekindle the interest of their students with their own learning. ​ Employing enjoyable, stimulating and student-led learning ideas, this event investigates how and why some students turn off to learning and how we can use a few simple ideas to reinvigorate our classroom learning environment.

Necessity is the Mother of Invention

This engaging and hands on workshop explores the use of low cost resources in the classroom and how this can encourage your student’s creativity and help your learning spaces become more innovative.

Teaching essential skills

Tom Ravenscroft, Founder & CEO of Enabling Enterprise, an award-winning social enterprise working with schools on developing employability skills, shares his experience.
Guides and advice

Learning: a sense-maker's guide

This book is not merely about making sense of learning.
Guides and advice

Playing to learn

A guide to child-led play and its importance for thinking and learning, commissioned by ATL from Di Chilvers.
Guides and advice

Supporting education: the role of higher level teaching assistants

This publication brings together relevant national guidance on higher level teaching assistants (HLTAs) and real-life examples, offering a picture of HLTAs working with teachers to support high quality learning and teaching
Guides and advice

An intelligent look at emotional intelligence

As attitudes shift to a more human and humane view of what education should be about, Professor Guy Claxton provides a timely and thought-provoking critique of emotional intelligence and emotional literacy, issues which are gaining increasing currency and popularity.
Guides and advice

Right from the start: early years education, policy and practice

Written for anyone with an interest in early years education, this publication provides information about developments in early years services and sets out ATL's priorities for early years policy and practice
Guides and advice

Assessment literacy for wise decisions

The publication of this fourth edition could not occur at a more critical time.