The Under-Governed Classroom

Competitive Control in The Classroom Back in April 2008, I left a well-managed, highly successful secondary school in East London.…

ResearchEd Ipswich Presentation

I’m really excited to be presenting at ResearchEd Ipswich next weekend. I’m talking about the power of visuals in science…

Why Gestures are Important

This post summarises the findings of a paper by Barbara Tversky: Gestures for Thinking and Explaining (2005). The author demonstrates…

Cartoons and Abstract Visuals

Barbara Tversky (Minds in Motion) discusses the cognitive power of cartoons to explain abstract concepts. In these three images, I…