What was the last bandwagon you jumped on?
We’ve all been on them - you might even be sat on one now. Some have even driven them. They’ve got shiny wheels, they go fast and they promise the earth.
What am I talking about? Zeitgeist bandwagons carrying magic beans, magic bullets and magic potions, in the form of educational research. These ideas are attractive when you’re trying your best to improve student outcomes but they are often fuelled by faulty claims and dodgy research which is hard to spot. It’s easy to get hoodwinked and carried away by