Inspirational Teaching Strategies

EXCEPTIONAL EXAM PERFORMANCE AT GCSE & A LEVEL: EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE TO IMPROVE RETENTION, REVISION, RECALL AND READINESS FOR EXAMINATIONS

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Memory, Practice and Revision for Linear Examinations
About this course

Can your students retain the huge amount of information they need to succeed in their new-style 'knowledge exams'?

Is your school adapting teaching strategies and revision practices to ensure students recall that information in high-stakes exams?

Do you want a range of immediately implementable strategies which guarantee improved performance in 'knowledge exams'?

 

This course, for teachers and leaders at all levels, explains the science of the teenage brain and introduces a range of practical, immediately implementable teaching and revision strategies to help students RETAIN knowledge, REVISE efficiently and RECALL the information in exams.

Course Outcomes:
  • Understand how educators can embrace the ‘plasticity’ of the teenage brain to improve knowledge retention and exam performance
  • Acquire a variety of practical strategies, activities and resources which are proven to ensure greater knowledge retention
  • Gain the knowledge to introduce whole-school strategies and resources that will kick start better knowledge retention in your school - immediately
  • Discover the five most effective revision practices and how to sell them to students
Course Outline:
Memory and knowledge

The Rise of Knowledge – what you need to know

Synapses or ‘how the teenage brain retains knowledge’?

The wonder of you! - How to share the research with your students

5 strategies to develop anyone’s memory

Making knowledge stick

Getting ‘stuck into’ long-term memory

Remembering the ‘forgetting curve’

A student’s guide to skilful self-testing

5 classroom strategies to make knowledge stick

Revise and Recall

‘Bamboo Revision’ and how to avoid it

School wide revision and recall - where, when and how to start

‘Relight my Fire’ – catchy revision proven to improve exam performance

5 most effective revision practices and how to sell them to students

Wendy Imperato

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Mary Chapman

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WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

“A great course, which was well-organised and relevant to my practice. Dave was very engaging and extremely knowledgable, giving us great links to day-to-day practice. I have some excellent strategies to take back and implement in my setting.”

Teacher , Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College
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“Comprehensive and clearly presented, with plenty of examples and applications - it's given me lots to think about in my own setting!”

Assistant Principal , The Sixth Form College, Colchester
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“Best course I've ever been on. Great in every way!”

Head of Department , Mount Carmel RC High School

Highly informative and presented in an engaging personal style. I feel energised and inspired to implement these ideas asap.

Teacher , Sittingbourne Community College

I've been teaching for 38 years, but this course really made me think and review how I reinforce information and provided me with useful strategies to help my students to prepare for GCSE and A Level exams.

Teacher , Loughborough High School

Trainer had an enthusiastic approach, it helped he was a practising teacher. Most interactive CPD session I've attended. Gave me lots of thought for my lessons and I'm eager to start trying them out.

Teacher , Burntwood School

Very useful ideas which would be easy to implement, especially with lower years where students tend to compartmentalise their learning.

Head of Department , Benenden School
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