Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset

Japan has one of the best education systems in the world. One aspect of their success may be down to their belief that what grade you can achieve is a matter of effort and very little to do with your genetics (Crehan, 2016).  From a very young age, this idea is...
Teach Me About: Elaboration

Teach Me About: Elaboration

Why you should follow the links…. For Students You’ve sat down to use Get My Grades to learn about a specific topic e.g. Hormones and so you decide to start with ‘adrenaline’, but then you see a link to learn more about ‘the brain’ so you follow it. And from there...
Quick Wins to Support EAL Students

Quick Wins to Support EAL Students

Worried about whether your EAL students are getting enough support in your lessons?  With so many other students in the class, it can sometimes feel that we aren’t able to reach our EAL students and give them the help they need. It’s important to remember that a lot...