Written by experienced teachers and educational researchers Phillip Adey and Michael Shayer, Really Raising Standards analyses attempts to teach children to think more effectively and efficiently. Their practical advice on how to improve children's performance by the application of the findings of the CASE research project will radically alter the approach of many professional teachers and student teachers as to the education of children in schools. An important contribution to the application of psychological theory in education.

chapter 1|10 pages

Learning, development, and intervention

chapter 3|22 pages

A review of intervention programmes

chapter 4|18 pages

Features of successful intervention

chapter 5|12 pages


The development and delivery of a programme

chapter 6|23 pages

Evaluating the programme

chapter 7|15 pages

Implications for models of the mind

chapter 8|21 pages

Other domains, other ages

chapter 9|15 pages

Changing practice

chapter 10|19 pages

Really raising standards