Inspirational Teaching Strategies


A variety of powerful approaches to learning that can be implemented with the minimum of teacher preparation time
About this course

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.

Course Outcomes:
  • Engage teachers with a toolkit of outstanding teaching strategies
  • Demonstrate how to adapt the toolkit to fit your subject
  • Explain how to construct outstanding lesson plans
  • Describe how to differentiate the strategies for different ages and abilities
  • Show how the methods fit into the Independent Learning agenda
Course Outline:
Outstanding lesson ideas to inspire

The very best practice from Independent Learning

How to make sure both skills and content are understood.

Big picture learning using prior knowledge effectively

Teaching strategies to raise academic standards

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

Techniques to promote deep learning

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.

Wendy Imperato

029 2071 1787
Mary Chapman

+44 (0)29 2071 1787

“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