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Teaching and Learning CPD Bundle!

Teaching and Learning CPD Bundle!

These teaching and learning CPD sessions offer engaging and original approaches to introducing or revisiting a range of effective pedagogical strategies. Grounded in educational research, these sessions are interactive, well-structured, and have been successfully tried and tested. The aim of each teaching and learning CPD session is to develop the knowledge, skills, and strategies needed in order to utilise in practice in each key area, and as an aid in achieving these aims, the trainer is supported with: -Colourful, engaging, and comprehensive PowerPoint presentations; -Videos for analysis of key techniques; -A wide range of interactive resources for CPD activities; -Instructions and plans to assist delivery. All images and videos are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide of each PowerPoint.
TandLGuru
Written Communication with Parents - CPD Session!

Written Communication with Parents - CPD Session!

I delivered this CPD session to all members of our staff team who maintain regular contact with parents and other stakeholders, in a bid to improve the quality, accuracy, and clarity of our written communications. I'd recommend that the session takes about 1 hour to 1 hour 30 minutes to deliver. We had received some negative feedback comments, regarding our communications, varying from examples of poor grammatical accuracy, to instances in which the tone of emails, letters, and other forms of correspondence were perceived as rude. It is surprising how common this is across schools, and how little training is provided on these forms of interaction. Following this training, we are receiving far fewer complaints, and many staff members now keep the help-sheets pinned up by the desks to refer to when communicating with parents. Participants learn through: - Participating in a fun pub-style quiz to eradicate common spelling, punctuation, and grammar misconceptions and errors; - Considering the role of parents, their needs and interests, and what they expect from their child's school, as a means to understand why schools sometimes receive difficult communications; - Reading and analysing examples of poor written correspondence, considering how both the tone and the accuracy can be improved; - Exploring different language strategies to create a personal, polite tone within emails, by considering the connotations of different words; - Taking away help sheets that can be referred to whenever written communications are being drafted. The resource pack includes: - Colourful and engaging whole-session PowerPoint presentation ; - Examples of written communications for participants to analyse; - Quiz answer sheet; - Accurate Written Communication help-sheet; - Polite Written Communication help-sheet. All images are licensed for commercial use, and are cited on the final slide. (Please note that the only section of the PowerPoint that you may wish to modify is with regards to the distinct features of parents at your own school - Aside from this, the resources are good to go!)
TandLGuru
Early Years: Steps to Success!

Early Years: Steps to Success!

Learn all the secrets to running a successful Early Years provision! • You will get a practical based online course developed for people working in Early Childhood education or hoping to set up an Early Years business or pursue a career in Early Years provision. • You can use and keep a comprehensive manual designed for committed proprietors, Head teachers, Early Years’ Leaders and Practitioners with examples of exemplary practice found in successful settings • You will develop an in-depth knowledge of the specific requirements for undertaking an Early Years’ practitioner role and offers valuable insight into the key responsibilities. You will be able to acquire the knowledge, skills and strategies that are pivotal in achieving excellence in early years’ provision! Contains samples of work of children from different ability levels, activity workbooks with suggested responses which assists practitioners to check, reflect and explore how they would use acquired skills and knowledge in their practice. It contains the following modules: Part 1 Module 1: The Key roles of an Early Years Practitioner Module 2: How to create a vibrant learning environment Module 3: How to create a comprehensive profile of the children in your care Part 2 Module 1: How to plan exciting activities that fire children’s imagination and build curiosity Module 2: How to support and extend children’s learning through positive adult interaction Module 3: How to track progress and use the outcome of assessment to identify next steps for children’s learning Part 3 Module 1: What are the most effective ways of communicating with parents and involving them in their children’s learning? Module 2: How to ensure robust performance management and maintain excellence Module 3: How to ensure effective self-evaluation and review of the quality of provision
schoolspeerexchange
Early Years: Steps to Success! Part 3 of 3

Early Years: Steps to Success! Part 3 of 3

Learn all the secrets to running a successful Early Years provision! • You will get a practical based online course developed for people working in Early Childhood education or hoping to set up an Early Years business or pursue a career in Early Years provision. • You can use and keep a comprehensive manual designed for committed proprietors, Head teachers, Early Years’ Leaders and Practitioners with examples of exemplary practice found in successful settings • You will develop an in-depth knowledge of the specific requirements for undertaking an Early Years’ practitioner role and offers valuable insight into the key responsibilities. You will be able to acquire the knowledge, skills and strategies that are pivotal in achieving excellence in early years’ provision! Part 3 Module 1: What are the most effective ways of communicating with parents and involving them in their children’s learning? Module 2: How to ensure robust performance management and maintain excellence Module 3: How to ensure effective self-evaluation and review of the quality of provision
schoolspeerexchange
Supply teacher daily checklist, class feedback form and some useful websites

Supply teacher daily checklist, class feedback form and some useful websites

This is a three page document drawn up from my own needs. I've tried to price it fairly - it should be something you can adapt. It should save you some time and maybe even some stress. The first page is a simple but thorough checklist to ensure I have all the information I need for a successful day (I've left off the lesson content, which I tackle anyway). I've not currently added any icons but that's the way I wanted it, really straightforward. It's a standard checklist. The second page has some useful websites and last minute ideas for activities (mainly primary but could easily be adapted). The the third page is a feedback form to leave for the class teacher. You might find you want to move the sizing around or change some of the categories. Maybe you want to reduce it onto A5 instead of A4? There 's also a checklist for use when leaving the house at the beginning of the day and the classroom at the end, so you don't end up losing your favourite hat/water bottle/etc... I have this laminated on the back of my DBS folder, and on the back of my phone, which you might want to consider too - you can always reduce the typeface? They are in .docx format so can be manipulated and amended to help you. Good luck and happy supplying. Hope they help! Please email with feedback or leave me some lovely stars...
alcatch
NPQSL COMBINED TASK 2017 (PASS)  - FULL PROJECT INCLUDING EVIDENCE AND FEEDBACK

NPQSL COMBINED TASK 2017 (PASS) - FULL PROJECT INCLUDING EVIDENCE AND FEEDBACK

This is my completed write-up of my project for my NPQSL. I have also included the sponsor's comments and my additional resources I used as evidence in my project. This provides you with a good example of the balance between how much evidence needs to be written, and the types of evidence you can upload to demonstrate you have successfully met the competencies. At assessment, the sponsor's comments play an equally important part. I have included my sponsor's comments in this document. Updated as of 05/09/17- I have now also included the feedback form from the external assessor. All projects are sent off for a pass/fail assessment, and I passed all of the competencies at first time of asking. Feedback form attached.
gbadman1
Informal Lesson Observation Pop in card

Informal Lesson Observation Pop in card

Informal lesson observations or lesson 'drop ins' are extremely useful to see teacher and student teaching/progress. This sheet can be printed on card and taken into lesson drop ins with you to complete instantly. Provides an opportunity of positive, instant and non-judgemental observations and feedback. Can be personalised for schools too. Follow me on twitter @GeographiaUK for more! Please share any photos if you've used my resources - would love to see them in action by others!
simranj78
Observing a Lesson and Giving Feedback: A Guide to Best Practice

Observing a Lesson and Giving Feedback: A Guide to Best Practice

This resource provides a comprehensive guide to best practice in observing teaching and offering constructive feedback to colleagues. Based on the most recent research on facilitating teacher improvement, this 5 page document contains practical, hands-on advice that is suitable for lesson observation in both secondary and primary settings. It offers a ‘coaching’ model for supporting colleagues in reflecting on their own practice through the use of a ‘guided’ questioning framework. This will prove helpful both for those who have just taken on responsibility for the performance management of other staff or more experienced middle or senior managers wishing to refresh and update their approach. Both a PDF and Microsoft Word version of the guide are provided so it can be fully customised to reflect the teaching and learning priorities of an individual school.
BenSmith1
Transition Advice for Teachers

Transition Advice for Teachers

PSW Education & Leadership brings you 5 key areas to explore when participating in a transition meeting regarding your new class or group of students. 1- Explore the key demographics of your new class. What are the key vulnerable or target groups? 2- Do any individuals have specific additional needs or disabilities? 3- Explore any issues arising in regards to behaviour within the class. Are there any specific individuals or needs you need to be aware of? 4- Gather information in regards to current academic standards. How do these pupils need to be challenged? 5- What do I need to teach as a priority in my first few weeks? What gaps in learning need to be addressed? There will be many more issues you would probably also like to explore. However, if you use these key areas as an initial scaffold to your conversations, you should feel confident that you are ready to receive your new groups of students. Please subscribe to our channel for lots more related content.
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Positive Office Referral Template

Positive Office Referral Template

In a spirit of promoting positive behavior intervention support systems (PBIS), this template is a great ay to change the way students get attention. In addition to or in replacement of negative referrals to the office, this form allows for students to receive extra positive attention when caught doing great things. Just like the normal form, this alternative praises students based on their behavior or characteristics such as flexibility, accountability, optimism, respect, grit, perseverance and more. It is set up to have the student's name, the date, teacher, location, details and more. It also includes additional details and signature lines for the teacher, parents, and administrators. Please leave some feedback for how it work for you and how you implemented it in your school/classroom!
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