Japanese students do well on the Pisa tests, and they use textbooks. So I bought a Japanese high school … More
What are the Cognitive Loads of reading and how can we reduce them?
Reading is a physics problem that doesn’t receive much attention in class. I think it should. Science professionals read a … More
I Asked 100 Scientists…. My Royal Society of Chemistry Blog
I wanted to know how scientists and engineers learnt to read professional texts, so I asked some. 100 professional scientists … More
One Scientist Reads A Science Text
In my writing, I claim that scientists read differently. When a scientist reads, it doesn’t look like an English lesson. … More
High-quality textbooks won’t work without high-quality textbook reading.
Last Thursday (11th June), Nick Gibb delivered a speech titled the social justice case for an academic curriculum. As a … More