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Matthew effect

This week, we take a more general look at how implementing any new or continuing strategy in our classrooms is likely to impact higher prior attaining students with high levels of cultural capital and lower levels of disadvantage disproportionately more than those who fall at the opposite end of the scale. 

This blog, from the Unity Research School, highlights how everything we plan for in our classrooms relating to pedagogical strategies, needs to take account of this effect - know as the Matthew Effect. This blog fits perfectly into the wider Pedagogy strand of the Greensand PACE framework and can be interpreted accordingly depending on your setting or phase.,whilst%20failing%20to%20learn%20to