The buzz words of today are challenge, resilience, growth mind set, forward thinking….. But who prepared us for this? Who equipped us with the skills we use to not survive but thrive Did anyone teach you time management skills? How to plan your day? How to work with others in the professional environment? How old were you when you were taught how to listen, how to attend to another person? If we look at the Early Years curriculum we can see that Listening and Attention can be seen right from the start.
This course is aimed at teachers who want to encourage 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.
Lessons from Toy Story: no limits for our learners
Exploring the world of independent thinkers
An educated guess, what skill will our students need to thrive in a world we can hardly imagine
Achieving Independent thought and working together – how to make it a reality
What do we really mean by multi-tasking and can it really be done?
Prioritisation: can we really teach it to our students?
Choosing one thing and doing it right. Exploring the idea of deeper thinking
Am I missing anything? Managing the anxiety of multimedia
Practical ideas for promoting positive talk
A proven approach to maximising listening skills
Effective speaking and listening strategies to use in the classroom tomorrow
Making a difference to tomorrow – a commitment to try something new
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