Would you like to be shown techniques to dramatically improve the questioning skills of all members of your school community?
Would you like to learn the most effective ways to raise attainment?
Would you like to understand the globally accepted top four teaching strategies in detail?
The ‘Big Four’ (questioning, feedback, independence and challenge) are the main-stay of outstanding quality teaching and learning the world over. 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.
Strategies for improving the quality of teacher questions
Techniques for improving the number and quality of student questions
Socratic questioning techniques and how they can be applied to different subjects
Questioning and new technology
Developing invaluable feedback dialogue between teacher and pupil
Effective use of lesson time to enhance teacher feedback opportunities
Strategies for improving peer and self-assessment
Feedback and new technology; yes it works, but care is needed
Ways of supporting students in ‘learning how to learn’
Using thinking skills to improve independence and challenge
The ‘flipped classroom’
Twitter and student independence