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Cognitive load in the classroom: addressing the impact of distractions

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Explore the concepts of extraneous & intrinsic load and their impact on learners' engagement and retention.

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Driver Youth Trust are on a mission to equip teaching professionals with the skills, knowledge and strategies to better support learners with literacy difficulties and SEND.

Designed and delivered by our expert consultant teachers, our 'Cognitive load in the classroom' webinar explores the concepts of extraneous and intrinsic load (Sweller, 1988) and their impact on learners' engagement and retention, with a focus on learners with literacy difficulties and SEND.

This webinar is ideal for teachers, teaching assistants and school staff of every level.

Webinar overview:

  • Extraneous and intrinsic: exploring Sweller's (1988) Cognitive Load Theory and identifying common classroom distractions.
  • The impact on learning: understanding how environmental distractions can impact on how your teaching is internalised and retained.
  • Supporting learners in the classroom: sharing support strategies that can be easily applied in the classroom.

Course outcomes

Participants will leave with:

  • Increased knowledge of the Cognitive Load Theory and how to apply it in the classroom
  • A deeper understanding of your own teaching practice and ideas for enhancing your lesson planning, delivery and classroom environment
  • Strategies, scaffolding ideas and frameworks that can be easily applied in your classroom to support learners with literacy difficulties and SEND.

Details:

  • 60 minute webinar (hosted via Zoom)
  • Cost: £30 per person
  • Delivered by DYT consultant Julie Stewart

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This session has limited capacity. All spaces are secured on a first come, first served basis.

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