Inspirational Teaching Strategies

All our teaching courses are designed to transform the classroom into a dynamic learning environment. Your students will be more engaged in their lessons. Your teachers, once more, will enjoy being at the helm and will be motivated to get creative and try out new strategies; strategies that they know will work. As our courses are interactive and hands-on, the delegates are able try out the lesson ideas and resources for themselves. This is essential to experience the impact of each approach and to be able to understand how, and where, best to incorporate them into their own daily teaching.

RE-THINKING DIFFERENTIATION: DISCOVER FRESH INSIGHTS IN ORDER TO OVERCOME THE 'AGE OLD' PROBLEM IN TEACHING

All our workshops are constantly updated to reflect the current - and ever-changing - circumstances in all schools relating to Covid-19.   Do you want to know what ‘adaptive teaching’ is and how it could revolutionise your approach to differentiation? Do you want to know how to implement classroom-based strategies that challenge and support all pupils? Do you want to see differentiation as integral to quality teaching r...

Re-think your whole approach to challenging all pupils

STRETCH AND CHALLENGE YOUR MOST ABLE STUDENTS

All our workshops are constantly updated to reflect the current - and ever-changing - circumstances in all schools relating to Covid-19.   Do you want more ways to stretch your most able students in the classroom? Would you like a treasure chest of strategies, tailored to your subject, that are low on preparation time, but very effective? Would you prefer a more modern approach to teaching the more able based upon flair and creativi...

Providing successful strategies for engaging with the more able rather than simply identifying them

THE VERY LATEST IN ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING

This course aims to offer a model of how to link the two principle components of assessment - formative and summative assessment and discuss how they can co-exist together. It will model the planning and delivery of a lesson that takes into account the core features of effective AfL but also builds on other recent key educational research. It will address some big questions like: "Why should we be doing it?" "Am I doing it as effectively as ...

A Masterclass in AfL

THE BIG FOUR: SUSTAINABLY IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF TEACHING AND LEARNING

The ‘big four’ (questioning, feedback, independence and challenge) are the mainstay of outstanding quality teaching and learning the world over. As a result, all of the strategies demonstrated in this training day have been tried and tested in many schools to great effect. The techniques shared on this day are designed to have maximum effect from minimum teacher input and many are easily applicable to the widest range of subject areas...

Developing questioning skills, effective feedback, student independence and ensuring greater challenge

NEVER MIND THE MUCKY HANDS: THE RESILIENT AND INDEPENDENT YOUNG LEARNER

The buzz words of today are challenge, resilience, growth mind set, forward thinking…. But who prepared us for this? Who equipped us with the skills we use to not survive but thrive    Did anyone teach you time management skills?  How to plan your day? How to work with others in the professional environment?  How old were you when you were taught how to listen, how to attend to another person?  If we look at t...

The sensational new primary course specially designed to meet all the emotional health criteria

NO PASSENGERS PERMITTED: BRING AN END TO ‘PASSIVE LEARNING’

All our workshops are constantly updated to reflect the current - and ever-changing - circumstances in all schools relating to Covid-19.   Would you like to create a dynamic, active learning environment where all students are both engaged and extended? Do you want to develop resilient students who work equally well independently or collaboratively? Has an inspection team ever commented that the teachers, rather than your students, ...

Creating the ‘X Factor’ through students doing the work themselves!

MAXIMISING PUPIL INDEPENDENCE (EARLY YEARS AND KEY STAGE 1)

All our workshops are constantly updated to reflect the current - and ever-changing - circumstances in all schools relating to Covid-19.   The techniques shared on this day are designed to have maximum effect from minimum teacher input and many are easily applicable to the widest range of subject areas and age groups. If you are looking for sustained improvements in the quality of learning in your classroom and, subsequently, student ...

Mastering the curriculum to meet the needs of your children

MAKING IT STICK - RETENTION TECHNIQUES FOR A KNOWLEDGE-RICH CURRICULUM

Would you like your students to have an increased ability to recall, retain and apply the information they need for exam success? Do you want to develop resilience in your students and empower them with a range of retention strategies? Would you like to create a dynamic, active learning environment where all students are both engaged and challenged? This course will outline and exemplify a range of tried and tested techniques that will hel...

Effective, proven and engaging techniques that will give your students the tools to retain and recall the information they need to succeed

AWE AND WONDER IN THE EARLY YEARS CLASSROOM - TWO DAY COURSE

Do you want the inspiration to create the moments that make children sigh with happiness? Are you looking for inspiration and best practice from different countries? Do you yearn to hear more of the excited babble of happy children immersed in learning? Would a host of practical ideas empower you to inspire your children and parents and leave Google behind? This exciting and inspirational course will give you a cornucopia of practical i...

Keeping learning personal and reaching our goals

ROSENSHINE'S PRINCIPLES OF INSTRUCTION: MAKING IT A REALITY IN DAY TO DAY TEACHING

All our workshops are constantly updated to reflect the current - and ever-changing - circumstances in all schools relating to Covid-19 25 November Workshop - NOW FULL  Did you know that Barak Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction has been described as ‘the best, most clear and comprehensive guide to evidence-informed practice?’ Would you like to attend a course that demonstrates what these 10 Principles wou...

The 10 principles applied to your classroom

USING NUDGE THEORY TO IMPROVE YOUR STUDENTS' LEARNING

Is student off-task behaviour frustrating your students’ progress? Would you like to know how ‘Nudge Theory provides practical, non-confrontational methods to keep students on-task.  Do you want to know how Nudge Theory will revolutionise your relationship with students?   Nudge Theory provides an exciting alternative to the traditional methods of behaviour management.. It enables teachers to encourage studen...

(Online practical workshop)

EFFICIENT TEACHING AND HYBRID LEARNING

All our workshops are constantly updated to reflect the current - and ever-changing - circumstances in all schools relating to Covid-19.   In these unprecedented times, most pupils are engaged in some form of home-learning. But as schools prepare to resume, educators are faced with a whole new set of challenges: Where are the gaps in home-learning and where do we begin the curriculum when school resume? How do we assess the d...

ONLINE PRACTICAL COURSE

ASSESSING PUPIL PROGRESS IN TODAY'S WORLD

All our workshops are constantly updated to reflect the current - and ever-changing - circumstances in all schools relating to Covid-19. COVID-19 has transformed the world of education globally, causing a paradigm shift and effectively moving teaching and learning from being in the classroom to being online. Drawing on current research, author of “Progress Plain and Simple”, Michael Harpham leads a thought-provoking presentation...

Strategies to effectively deliver remote teaching, learning and assessment

SUPPORTING STUDENT WELLBEING THROUGH THE IMPACT OF COVID19

All our workshops are constantly updated to reflect the current - and ever-changing - circumstances in all schools relating to Covid-19.   As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, children will be experiencing a need to manage powerful emotions having seen their normal way of learning and social relationships disrupted. One of the biggest challenges that the education sector now faces is to a) support students who are ex...

Online Course

SUPPORTING STAFF WELLBEING DURING TURBULENT TIMES

All our workshops are constantly updated to reflect the current - and ever-changing - circumstances in all schools relating to Covid-19. Teaching can be the most rewarding, yet also the most challenging of occupations, particularly during times of uncertainty like the Covid-19 pandemic. During this crisis, educators have been experiencing greater anxiety, stress, and burnout than ever before. If we want our educators to not ...

Online Course

BAME NOT BLAME: A NEW TAKE ON RACE AWARENESS & INCLUSIVITY FOR SCHOOLS

With Trainers - Jakob Werdelin & Lubna Khan Institutional racism and unconscious bias against specific groups of staff and students negatively affect attendance, attainment, relations to parents and increase disruptive behaviour and staff turnover - and have the potential of tarnishing the schools image beyond repair. Yet, addressing the problem of our inadvertent prejudices is one of the most complex and unsettling processes for us as indi...

For staff within UK schools and colleges and delivered by highly experienced trainers

RE-THINKING DIFFERENTIATION: A FRESH APPROACH TO AN AGE OLD PROBLEM

11 November 2020 - 16:00 to 19:00 (ICT)    $185 USD or $150 USD Early Bird Offer (Book before 26 October)   Do you want to know what ‘responsive teaching’ is and how it could revolutionise your approach to differentiation? Do you want to know how to implement classroom-based strategies that challenge and support all pupils? Do you want to see differentiation as integral to quality teaching rather than a &ls...

Online Course

A USER’S GUIDE TO DUAL CODING, RETRIEVAL PRACTICE AND ALL THINGS COGNITIVE SCIENCE

12 November 2020 - 16:00 to 19:00 (ICT Time)    $185 USD or $150 USD Early Bird Offer (Book before 29 October)   Have you heard about techniques like ‘dual coding’ and ‘retrieval practice’ but want the time to explore what they are and how they can improve learning? Do you want to attend a course where the ideas are modelled and demonstrated so you will know what to do in your own classroom? Do yo...

Online Course

TRANSFORMING THE TEACHING ASSISTANT (TA)

25 November 2020 - 16:00 to 19:00 (ICT)   $185 USD or $150 USD Early Bird Offer (Book before 11 November)   Do you want to find out what the most effective TAs really do? Do you want to enhance your approaches to supporting pupils with Literacy and Numeracy issues? Do you want to attend a course full of realistic and practical ideas to help you do this?   The Teaching Assistant (TA) or Learning Support Assistan...

Online Course

ROSENSHINE’S PRINCIPLES OF INSTRUCTION

  26 November 2020 -  16:00 to 19:00 (ICT)  $185 USD or $150 USD Early Bird Offer (Book before 12 November)   Did you know that Barak Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction has been described as ‘the best, most clear and comprehensive guide to evidence-informed practice?’ Would you like to attend a course that demonstrates what these 10 Principles would look like in a ‘real’ classro...

Online Course

THE ROLE OF THE TA IN COVID CATCH UP

        The role of the TA has never been more important. Educators face the challenge to close the learning gap whilst maintaining a good pace of progress.  Ensuring that each student matters and is appropriately catered for is an essential focus for all educational institutions. This course focuses on developing your ability to deliver support and assistance that genuinely makes a difference to the ...

ONLINE COURSE

CATCHING UP BY EMPOWERING PUPILS (EARLY YEARS & KEY STAGE 1)

All our workshops are constantly updated to reflect the current - and ever-changing - circumstances in all schools relating to Covid-19.   "Research conducted by the EEF and others around the world strongly suggests that compensating for the negative effect of school closures on the gap will require a sustained effort." Covid 19 Support Guide for Schools 2020 Across the country there has been a wide spread difference in the education...

Increasing pupil's autonomy to create self motivated learners who can catch up in thier learning

RESPONSIVE TEACHING - FILLING THE GAPS IN LOST LEARNING

In these unprecedented times, pupils are engaged in a variety of learning environments and educators are faced with a whole new set of challenges: Where are the gaps in learning and how do we try to fill them?  How do we assess the depth and breadth of the students’ learning, and how effectively it can be recalled? What can we do to make our teaching and curriculum effective and efficient so students are prepared to make rapid a...

ONLINE COURSE

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