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New Book: Visible Learning into Action


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”


“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


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


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


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


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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TIME Magazine : Four Ways to Give Good Feedback


Annie Murphy Paul is the author of Origins and Brilliant: The New Science of Smart and edits the weekly newsletter Brilliant Report. On the TIME magazine’s website she discusses four ideas of giving effective feedback, in relation to the feedback model of Hattie

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German edition of ‘Visible Learning for Teachers’ to be published in 2014

A German language edition of John Hattie’s Visible Learning for Teachers – ‘Lernen sichtbar machen für Lehrpersonen’ will be published by Schneider Verlag in January 2014. The translation will be prepared by Klaus Zierer and Wolfgang Beywl. Visible Learning – German Language

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Visible Learning Infographic


John Hattie: Visible Learning | Infographics Visible Learning visualized in a beautiful infographic Feedback for Learning – Infographic Visible Learning: 800+ Meta Studies And 138 Effects Visualized Visible Learning For Teachers

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TES: “Research reveals teaching’s Holy Grail”


Right after the publication of John Hattie’s meta-study Visible Learning the Times Educational Supplement published an article by Warwick Mansell who praised the book as “teaching’s holy grail”. Unsurprisingly this expression found its way to the book cover and was quoted again

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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.

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.