Long-answer, 'essay' questions. How do you get students really good at them? There's a lot of prior work needed. Here's what to do.
Musings On Teacher Authority
There are two kinds of authority you need to have. The first is the one granted to you by your job role. The other (longer-lasting one) is the one you develop as an expert. Learn more about the two here.
Developing Long Term Memory By Rehearsal
Retaining anything in long-term memory requires repetition and rehearsal. Here are three proven techniques you can build into lessons to aid long-term memory.
Curriculum Intent, Implementation, Impact SIMPLIFIED
With all of this talk of everything "curriculum" floating around, you might get confused on the different things that it involves, so I've produced a simple diagram to show you and how it all fits together.