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Effective Feedback in the Classroom

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John Hattie (University of Melbourne) and Greg Yates (University of South Australia) had joined forces in 2013 for their book “Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn“. In 2014 they have co-authored another hands-on text about feedback in

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New Book: Visible Learning into Action

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Visible Learning into Action is John Hattie’s new book about Visible Learning to be published in summer 2015. Hattie and his co-autors Deb Masters and Kate Birch from the Visible Learning Plus team translate the Visible Learning research project into case

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John Hattie on BBC Radio 4: “Homework in primary school has an effect of zero”

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“Homework in primary school has an effect of around zero”, says Professor John Hattie. But what does really work in education, schools and classrooms around the world? Every week Sarah Montague interviews the people whose ideas are challenging the future

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John Hattie’s Eight Mind Frames For Teachers

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In Visible Learning for Teachers (p. 159 ff) John Hattie claims that “the major argument in this book underlying powerful impacts in our schools relates to how we think! It is a set of mind frames that underpin our every action and

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John Hattie Video: Festival of Education in New Zealand

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John Hattie is back home in New Zealand and has delivered a great and motivating speech at the Festival of Education. The Festival took place in March 2014 and was supported by Cognition Education and the Ministry of Education. For

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Visible Learning translated into Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, and German

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John Hattie’s books Visible Learning and Visible Learning for teachers have been translated into several languages. Here is a quick overview for our readers from Europe who prefer to read the books in their native language. Visible Learning – Norwegian

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Feedback in schools by John Hattie

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Feedback is one of the top 10 influences on student achievement. John Hattie’s research has focused on feedback for a long time. In 2011 John Hattie contributed to a publication by Sutton, Hornsey & Douglas about Feedback: The communication of praise, criticism,

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Hattie & Yates: Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn

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For his upcoming book Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn John Hattie has joined forces with cognitive psychologist Greg Yates to build on the original data and legacy of the Visible Learning project  showing how its underlying story and cognitive science can form

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Visible Learning: 800+ Meta Studies And 138 Effects Visualized

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John Hattie has synthesized more than 800 meta-studies related to achievement. In his book Visible Learning he found 138 influences with positive and negative effects on learning outcomes. Some of Hattie’s critics state that comparing so many different things would

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Debate about Hattie’s findings arrives in Germany

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In January 2013, most of the German media reported about the “Hattie-Studie”, this is how they call John Hattie’s Visible Learning meta-study in German. One of the reasons for this buzz is certainly the upcoming publication of the German version

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About Visible Learning
Visible Learning means an enhanced role for teachers as they become evaluators of their own teaching. Visible Teaching and Learning occurs when teachers see learning through the eyes of students and help them become their own teachers.
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Visible Learning plus is a professional development programme for teachers. It provides an in-depth review and change model for schools based on John Hattie's research. With a seminar and support series the Visible Learning plus team helps schools to find out about the impact they are having on student achievement. www.visiblelearningplus.com