Inspirational Teaching Strategies

MAXIMISING PUPIL INDEPENDENCE (EARLY YEARS AND KEY STAGE 1)

Mastering the curriculum to meet the needs of your children
About this course

The techniques shared on this day are designed to have maximum effect from minimum teacher input and many are easily applicable to the widest range of subject areas and age groups. If you are looking for sustained improvements in the quality of learning in your classroom and, subsequently, student progress over time look no further. This course is aimed at teachers who want to promote a class full of independent thinkers.  A student body that can not only think for themselves but also work together! The day will be packed with a raft of practical ideas to promote autonomous thought and collaboration.  

Course Outcomes:
  • Discover ways to promote independence: what can a child achieve on their own and where can your help/guidance take them?
  • Build on your understanding of creativity
  • Discover new ways to develop the imagination of young learners and promote independence
  • Gain clarity on the role of the adult - play leaders or learning leaders?
  • Leave the day with a range of creative ideas and exciting projects
Course Outline:
Improving Teacher and Student Questioning Skills

Strategies for improving the quality of teacher questions

Techniques for improving the number and quality of student questions

Ensuring universal student engagement

Increasing Student Independence and Adding Greater Challenge to Lessons

Ways of supporting students in ‘learning how to learn’

Using thinking skills to improve independence and challenge

Metacognition - practical ideas for the classroom

Multi-tasking – the sad truth

What do we really mean by multi-tasking and can it really be done?

Prioritisation: can we really teach it to our student

Choosing one thing and doing it right.  Exploring the idea of deeper thinking

Am I missing anything?  Managing the anxiety of multimedia

Wendy Imperato

wendy.imperato@dragonfly-training.co.uk

029 2071 1787

LONDON WEST
19TH JUNE

£280 + VAT BOOK NOW
Mary Chapman

mary@dragonfly-training.co.uk

+44 (0)29 2071 1787

BANGKOK
5TH MARCH

USD 339 BOOK NOW
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