Inspirational Teaching Strategies

STRETCH AND CHALLENGE YOUR MOST ABLE STUDENTS

Providing successful strategies for engaging with the more able rather than simply identifying them
About this course

Do you want more ways to stretch your most able students in the classroom?

Would you like a treasure chest of strategies, tailored to your subject, that are low on preparation time, but very effective?

Would you prefer a more modern approach to teaching the more able based upon flair and creativity rather than form filling and ticking boxes?

In addition to examining issues of provision for your most able students, this course will explore practical classroom approaches to meet their needs in a mixed ability or ability based setting. The strategies will challenge and stretch every student. Delegates will leave the course with a host of new ideas they can use tomorrow with the minimum of teacher preparation time required.

Course Outcomes:
  • Identify suitably challenging pedagogies for your most-able students and learn how to tailor them to individual children
  • Explore and discuss practical strategies for stretching the highest achievers
  • Discuss ideas and strategies for embedding thinking skills into students’ learning
Course Outline:
Most Able Students in a Mixed Ability or Ability Setting

Ideas to stretch the most able in a mixed ability setting

A variety of pedagogies to challenge the most able

Stimulating higher order thinking skills properly – not just lip service.

Approaches to realistic differentiation that really means something.

Embedding Provision Across the Faculties

Ideas to enrich the curriculum

Strategies to promote creativity

Models to embed thinking skills

Lesson plans for the most able

Creating an Outstanding Provision

Enrichment activities to augment the curriculum

Raising the bar for the most able (and all)

Teacher expectations to the desired goals

Latest research on teaching the most able

Wendy Imperato

wendy.imperato@dragonfly-training.co.uk

029 2071 1787

BIRMINGHAM
21ST NOVEMBER

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18TH MARCH

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19TH MARCH

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26TH MARCH

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11TH JUNE

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18TH JUNE

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22ND JUNE

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Mary Chapman

mary@dragonfly-training.co.uk

+44 (0)29 2071 1787
WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

“Outstanding - practical, clear and useful. Also incredibly inspirational.”

Headteacher , The British School of Gran Canaria

Absolutely great course, really made me think about how to challenge the more able and provided lots of ideas to use in the classroom. Can't wait to use them.

Pupil Achievement Lead , Ravenswood

Marcus was fantastic, very funny and a great presenter. The questioning strategies will be ones that I will definitely use with my class. I absolutely loved the day. Please come back!!

Deputy Head , Ravenswood Community Primary

Engaging trainer with obvious experience and knowledge. Many ideas to take forward in our teaching.

Head of Department , Clifton High School

Very well presented and informative. The trainer held my attention with her presentation style and knowledge of the subject. Excellent CPD!

Head of PE , Ibstock Place School

"This has to be the most engaging CPD I have ever attended. Enjoyed it very much and gained some great ideas."

Lead Practitioner Science , Goffs School

Great course! Very refreshing. Provided me with easy hands on activities that can be used with any age group or subject.

KS1 Teacher , Cambridge International School, Moscow
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