Let’s Think Day – Cognitive Acceleration in Action

If you are interested in observing Let’s Think lessons in a secondary school then look no further. Ruislip High School, Hillingdon, is hosting a special day of Let’s Think teaching. Please sign up by following this link.


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The Let’s Think Forum is a registered charity led by a group of academics, teachers and tutors. We work with teachers through professional development programmes and the provision of exemplar lessons in English, mathematics and science.

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Reflections upon metacognition and the role of teacher beliefs


Every year over the summer break I aim to read at least one educational book a month and in 2009 it was the turn of Guy Claxton’s ‘What’s the point of school?’. On page 113 he pays great tribute to his A level Chemistry teacher, Michael Shayer, the leading academic on the Cognitive Acceleration project. […]

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Let’s Think in Finland


As a Let’s Think tutor I visited Finland in spring at the invitation of teacher educators at Turku University. They are very interested in the Let’s Think approach and I was interested in what sets Finland apart as a high performing education system with a narrow range of attainment. There are of course many differences […]

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