This course provides a treasure chest full of realistic lesson ideas that can be tailored to fit your teaching. This is a totally practical workshop dedicated to outstanding teaching strategies. The course will visit best practice from Literacy Strategy, Active Learning, Enquiry Based Learning, Assessment for Learning, Dynamic Learning and Thinking Skills.
The course will provide ideas for most scenarios of learning. It will include mysteries to challenge even the most able students. Teachers will engage with effective revision techniques that can adapt to any age range. Ideas requiring students to think outside the box and effective plenaries to reinforce new learning will be demonstrated.
The very best practice from Independent Learning
How to make sure both skills and content are understood.
Big picture learning using prior knowledge effectively
How to create and promote deep learning rather than shallow experience
Embedding good exam habits including literacy and numeracy
Powerful discussion techniques
Blue Sky Thinking
Rigorous, yet engaging, approaches to the beginning of a new topic/theme/module
The very best strategies from Assessment for Learning
Using graphic organiser to support complex thinking
How to implement on-going revision.
“It was very helpful - loved the diagnostic questions on the website. Lots of useful things to use in my classes.”Teacher , Elm Green Prep School