Dual Coding

The 6 Most Effective Study Habits – Education Article

Reading Time: 3 minutes What are the best ways to study? It’s common to hear students say ‘You can’t really revise for English.’ This is, of course, incredibly frustrating for teachers to hear but, if we don’t model how best to revise, is it any wonder that students struggle or worse don’t bother? Higher-ability students may well find their own way but those who need it most: the middle-lower end students are likely to just give up. Keeping this in…

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What is Dual Coding Theory? – Education Article

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is dual coding and why is it so important for teachers to know? Every teacher disseminates knowledge, but very few have ever been taught how best to impart knowledge effectively so that pupils can understand and apply it. Having the awareness of what dual coding can do, will make you a better teacher. First hypothesized by Allan Paivio in 1971, Dual Coding Theory – a theory of cognition and how we think – uses the…

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