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Principles of Instruction

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In 2012, Barack Rosenshine published the Principles of Instruction: a set of 10 research-based principles of instruction, along with suggestions for classroom practice. The principles come from three sources: (a) research in cognitive science  (b) research on master teachers, and (c) research on cognitive supports.

On this page, we gather a collection of guides for how the principles might be applied to different phases and subjects. The guides have been written by practising educators in the UK.

This content was originally produced as part of the Accelerate programme, a Department for Education-funded early career teacher programme designed and delivered by Education Development Trust with the Chartered College of Teaching. It is used here with kind permission of Education Development Trust.

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