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Humanities literacy: Q&A with the textbook whisperer Dr Trish Weekes 


We asked Dr Weekes how Pearson’s new science and humanities student resources were designed, to be accessible while developing technical literacy.

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  • Gender disparity in STEM

    Gender disparity in STEM

    Why are women so outnumbered in STEM?

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  •  The importance of female mentors in STEM

    The importance of female mentors in STEM

    Our girls need female heroes and role models in the STEM classroom

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  • Meeting the literacy needs of EAL/D students

    Meeting the literacy needs of EAL/D students

    Tips and techniques for the teacher.

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  • How do we use specialist and technical language?

    How do we use specialist and technical language?

    The literacy of our students rests on the quality of their resources.

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  • Improving student literacy one resource at a time.

    Improving student literacy one resource at a time.

    How do you build a series to help students read with full comprehension?

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  • How a sensory diet can help you get the marks you want

    How a sensory diet can help you get the marks you want

    When it comes to study focus, a sensory diet might be just what you need.

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  • Making classrooms inclusive for all children with sensory modulation

    Making classrooms inclusive for all children with sensory modulation

    Children with intact sensory modulation are better able to maintain focus

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  • Pearson’s predictions: the most sought-after jobs and skills of 2030.

    Pearson’s predictions: the most sought-after jobs and skills of 2030.

    Seven mega-trends that will influence the job market of 2030.

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  • Learning Myth 2 you are either left or right brain dominant

    Learning Myth 2 you are either left or right brain dominant

    Brain function isn’t as simple as either left or right-side dominant.

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  • Learning Myth: You only use 10% of your brain

    Learning Myth: You only use 10% of your brain

    Could you, under the right conditions, tap in to the unused 90% of their brain, and become superhuman?

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  • Behavioural insights in education

    Behavioural insights in education

    Practical ways for parents to help their children learn

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  • Behavioural insights in education

    Behavioural insights in education

    How teachers can help kids learn

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  • Social & emotional learning: why is it important for your school?

    Social & emotional learning: why is it important for your school?

    Classroom instruction must centre on social and emotional skills.

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  • Late Bloomers: Could it be a language disorder or intellectual disability?

    Late Bloomers: Could it be a language disorder or intellectual disability?

    Learn more about what you can do if you suspect a child needs help.

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  • Differentiated Learning - supporting students of all abilities

    Differentiated Learning - supporting students of all abilities

    Finding a way to teach different students may be a challenge. Learn more.

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  • The 4 golden rules of managing exam stress

    The 4 golden rules of managing exam stress

    Learn how to manage exam stress and get better results.

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  • Employability Matters

    Employability Matters

    Expert tips for ways in which students can better prepare themselves.

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  • How to learn quickly: Our top 5 tips

    How to learn quickly: Our top 5 tips

    Get a better sense of what that approach looks like.

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  • 5 techniques to crush exam stress

    5 techniques to crush exam stress

    One thing is clear, it’s important to try to nip stress in the bud.

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  • Mad about maths: a fresh approach to teaching and learning with enVisionMATHS

    Mad about maths: a fresh approach to teaching and learning with enVisionMATHS

    Changing the way kids learn maths to improve numeracy outcomes

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  • 7 traits of star students

    7 traits of star students

    Dr Hogg shares insights into the qualities that set the best learners apart

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  • 5 tips for getting your child out of holiday mode

    5 tips for getting your child out of holiday mode

    There are many things parents can do to make return to school easier.

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  • Tackling cyberbullying in schools

    Tackling cyberbullying in schools

    What you can learn from young people to help prevent cyberbullying.

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  • Future Jobs

    Future Jobs

    Are you training for a job that will be gone in five years?

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  • Improving literacy outcomes through collaboration

    Improving literacy outcomes through collaboration

    A partnership to improve students’ learning through literacy programs.

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  • The Maker Movement

    The Maker Movement

    The impact of the Maker Movement on her students.

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  • Power of the Student Voice

    Power of the Student Voice

    The power of the student voice and its effect on student wellbeing.

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