Inspirational Teaching Strategies


High Impact ideas you can use tomorrow
About this course

This workshop concentrates on strategies to improve the teaching and learning of primary school children. The course will focus on both iPad supported learning and outstanding lessons without tablet technology. Details of some powerful apps to stretch and challenge will be demonstrated. Delegates will engage with some active learning techniques to improve primary aged student’s motivation and boost learning. This course is suitable for both NQT teachers and for teachers with decades of experience.

The course will describe how to plan, implement and embed outstanding lessons into your everyday teaching. The ideas are low on teacher preparation time but high on student progress. You will engage with a range of novel starters to inspire primary aged students. You will be exposed to numerous solutions to thinking skills, big picture learning and assessment. The course also includes Power Teaching, Independent Learning and fat map mysteries to promote deeper learning.

Course Outcomes:
  • Show how to use active learning to enhance learning
  • Provide a range of outstanding teaching strategies
  • Embed the use of iPad technology into your everyday teaching
  • Describe how to make your students more independent
Course Outline:
Implementation of outstanding lesson ideas

Key principles of outstanding lessons

High impact starters

Differentiation and independent learning

A toolkit of powerful apps

Embed the use of outstanding lesson ideas

More strategies for your toolkit

Active learning methods

Motivating plenaries

Enhance the teacher-student dialogue

Sustain the implementation of outstanding teaching

Outstanding whole lesson strategies

The mystery pedagogy

Assessment for Learning with primary school students

Next steps

Wendy Imperato

029 2071 1787
Mary Chapman

+44 (0)29 2071 1787

“Very inspirational and passionate which made the trainer very easy to learn from. All of the ideas demonstrated and shared will be very valuable for our children.”

Teacher , Town Farm Primary School

Alan was fun and enthusiastic from the start. His pace was excellent and letting us try the activities practically gave me a much clearer understanding of how to take this into the classroom.

Teacher , Sherborne Preparatory School

Incredibly engaging - great practical ideas with reasons why they work. Best CPD I have done!

Teacher , Sherborne Preparatory School

Fantastic trainer whose personality/delivery enhanced the course. Extremely knowledgeable trainer. The best CPD course with a wide variety of examples/activities to implement into practice.

Teacher , Sherborne Preparatory School

Very engaging and informative - lots of practical things to take and apply in the classroom.

Teacher , Town Farm Primary School

Very interesting training session with lots to talk about and lots of good ideas to add into our lessons. I am inspired to start term.

Teacher , Town Farm Primary School

Mr Alan Jervis was amazing! I've learnt a lot of classroom techniques which I can use in my class. Informative and useful.

Teacher , International Pioneers School