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Becoming Educated

Feb 22, 2021

Patrice Bain is an educator, speaker and author. Finalist for Illinois Teacher of the Year and a Fulbright Scholar in Russia. She spent 15 of her 25+ year teaching career working with cognitive scientists turning research into learning strategies. She was asked by the Department of Education to work with cognitive...


Feb 15, 2021

Sam Hall trained as a geography teacher in the North East of England. He now works at the online education company Up Learn, where he spends each day writing scripts for instructional videos. Sam writes and talks about Siegfried Engelmann’s model of Direct Instruction. You can read his blog which is...


Feb 8, 2021

James worked as a science teacher for 12 years. He has an MA in person-Centred Education from the University of Sussex and a PhD in Learning to Learn from the University of Cambridge. James’s doctoral thesis is an 8-year evaluation of the Learning Skills Curriculum, the focus of ‘Fear is the Mind Killer’...


Feb 1, 2021

Dan Hudson is the Assistant Vice Principal including Teaching & Learning at Oasis Academy John Williams in Principal. He started teaching in 2009 and spent a decade at St Peter's Catholic High School in Gloucester. He was a Head of Year for 4 years before moving into SLT as an Associate Vice Principal moving to his...