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Challenging and Extending Learners - Katharine Saunders

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Refreshments from 8:30am

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Target audience: primary teachers

This course is a repeat of the day delivered on 30.03.17 and focuses on how to create a high challenge classroom and deeper learning for all pupils.

The training will address the following:

  • The difference between surface and deep learning; exploring SOLO taxonomy as a planning tool for creating deeper learning challenges;
  • Strategies to develop a strong growth mindset;
  • Planning for deep questioning to expand thinking; increasing questioning by pupils;
  • Examining a framework to help children understand and respond to challenge in learning;
  • Practical examples of activities throughout in both English and mathematics tailored to KS1 and KS2.

The benefits of attending this course:

  • Improved understanding of how to plan for deeper challenge and extend all learners;
  • Knowledge of how to improve learners’ attitudes towards challenge in learning;
  • Plan and use high quality questions to drive teaching and learning;
  • Practical strategies and tools to use immediately in the classroom.

*All participants who can bring a laptop or tablet will receive an electronic folder containing course materials at the start of the course.

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