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Dual Coding in the Primary Classroom

In this session, Chris will explore Paivio’s Dual Coding Theory and how it can be used to make learning stick.

Created and Led by
Chris Quigley
2 hours
Online or in-person
Target Audience
Head Teachers, Teachers

Learn about:

  • The three cooperating areas of working memory
  • How to maximise the capacity of working memory
  • How extraneous cognitive load may be reduced through effective Dual Coding
  • Practical applications of Dual Coding across a range of subjects and topics

Why this course is relevant or important:

All of us have cognitive limits which, due to the limitations of working memory, are easily exceeded.  Paivio’s research into Dual Coding helps teachers to plan learning activities that have been proven to help students to remember curriculum content more effectively.

This course rounds up the theory in an easily understandable way and provides many practical examples of its application in the primary curriculum.

Take away:

  • A thorough understanding of Dual Coding Theory
  • Examples of its use in the Primary Curriculum
  • A full reading list for further research

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