This course will provide teaching ideas to challenge and excite your most able students in order to maintain their motivation in lessons. This course explores cutting-edge strategies for extending the most able in a mixed ability classroom. The focus will be on providing successful strategies for engaging with the more able rather than simply identifying them. Delegates will consider techniques that encourage creativity, exploration and the development of ideas.
In addition to examining issues of provision for your most able students, this course will explore practical classroom approaches to meet their needs in a mixed ability setting. The strategies will challenge and stretch every student. Delegates will leave the course with a host of new ideas they can use tomorrow with the minimum of teacher preparation time required.
Ideas to stretch the most able in a mixed ability setting
A variety of pedagogies to challenge the most able
Stimulating higher order thinking
Practical approaches to realistic differentiation
Ideas to enrich the curriculum
Strategies to promote creativity
Models to embed thinking skills
Lesson plans for the most able
Enrichment activities to augment the curriculum
Raising the bar for the most able
Latest research on teaching the most able
“The course was very informative with a great balance between educational theory, practical tasks and time for reflection. We have all been left wanting more and looking forward to implementing the new ideas in our own teaching.”Sarah Styles - Headteacher , St Hilda's Preparatory School