#171 Tools and Tips for Teachers: Episode 4 (with Ollie Lovell)

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Episode details

Ollie Lovell is a maths and science teacher from Australia, an author, and my longtime, bitter podcasting rival. We have decided to get together once a month to share three things we have each learned and get the other’s take on it.


  1. Is this now correct? (5:29)
  2. Some elements of good teaching I don’t use enough in CPD (11:14)
  3. Moving towards shared lesson plans (26:26)
  4. Live coaching (44:12)
  5. When are you ready to be a head of department? (1:04:26)
  6. Task structures (1:14:21)

Ollie’s stuff

  • Sign up for Ollie’s newsletter here: edthreads.ollielovell.com
  • On Twitter, Ollie is @ollie_lovell
  • Ollie’s website is ollielovell.com 
  • You can check out Ollie’s podcast, The Education Research Reading Room here
  • Ollie’s first book, Cognitive Load Theory in Action, is available from Amazon
  • Ollie’s second book, Tools for Teachers, is available from Amazon

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