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 challenging pedagogies for the most able and tailor them to individual delegates
  • Explore practical strategies for stretching the highest achievers
  • Build your repertoire of ideas and strategies for embedding thinking skills into students’ learning
  • Be equipped with numerous techniques for maintaining the motivation and improvement of the most able
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

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20TH MARCH

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Mary Chapman

mary@dragonfly-training.co.uk

+44 (0)29 2071 1787

BANGKOK
25TH MARCH

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WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?

“"Engaging and interesting delivery. Made things very relevant to the job in hand. Certainly food for thought. I'd recommend this course whole heartedly."”

Deputy Head , Ysgol Y Grango

One of the most enjoyable twilight sessions - lots of activities and practical strategies.

Teacher , Loxford School

"Fantastic! Really enjoyed this morning. More great ideas I can use throughout my teaching."

Teacher , Ysgol Y Grango

"I would just like to pass on our thanks for what was a very useful and pertinent evening of stretch and challenge activities.This followed on what was obviously an intense day, of having Ofsted, Alan engaged BHS staff with humour and relevance and we have already had lots of staff feedback commenting on how useful they have found the CPD and are already incorporating your examples in their lessons."

Head of Department , Boston High School

"Really enjoyed this. At last a CPD that is interesting, relevant and useful. Thank you."

Teacher , Keveston and Sleaford High School

"Fantastic, relevant examples of activities and strategies to implement immediately into practice."

Deputy Head , Bryn Primary School

Enjoyed the practical nature of the course! Some great ideas to challenge the MAT students I teach each week.

Interventions Lead , Rhiw Syr Dafydd
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