Essential C21st Teaching Skills

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

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

  • 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 help your students retain and recall knowledge in the ‘new world’ of increased exam content and linear examinations.

Course Outcomes:
  • Leave with a range of effective revision and retention techniques that have been proven to work
  • Explore the latest evidence and research into the science of successful learning
  • Understand how to set up lessons and activities where the students work a lot harder than they have done before
  • Gain an insight into whole-school strategies and resources that can be simply implemented
Course Outline:
Session 1: Setting the scene

Understanding the teenage brain

The rise of the knowledge-rich curriculum

Getting the basics right - rules, routines and rituals that really work

Do we need really need to reinvent the wheel? New ideas for old favourites

Session 2: Making it stick

Moving memories from the short-term to long-term

“Make them hunt for the answers” – a five-star memory technique

The best questioning techniques...ever

On-going revision and constant reinforcement

Session 3: Tips, Tricks and Techniques

Creating the right climate: what we can do to help and what we shouldn’t

“Rainbow retrieval” and friends – current revision strategies explored

Embracing technology – “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em”

The whole-school approach

Wendy Imperato

wendy.imperato@dragonfly-training.co.uk

029 2071 1787

BIRMINGHAM
21ST NOVEMBER

Introductory price: £225+VAT BOOK NOW

LONDON WEST
27TH NOVEMBER

Introductory price: £225+VAT BOOK NOW
Mary Chapman

mary@dragonfly-training.co.uk

+44 (0)29 2071 1787
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