Shirley Clarke’s Learning Powers – PowerPoint to support the development of meta-cognition

Shirley Clarke’s Learning Powers – PowerPoint to support the development of meta-cognition

By kind permission of Shirley Clarke, author of ‘Outstanding Formative Assessment - Culture and Practice’, this PowerPoint has been developed using her breakdown of ‘ideal’ learning powers based on a synthesis of Guy Claxton’s learning dispositions, Art Costa’s ‘Habits of Mind’, and Chris Quigley’s ‘Secrets of Success’. Successfully trialled for a year in an outstanding school, the PowerPoint has proven to be an invaluable tool to support the development of meta-cognition. As Professor John Hattie maintains: “When tasks are more complex for a pupil, the quality of meta-cognitive skills rather than intellectual ability is the main determinant of learning outcomes.” The PowerPoint is particularly effective when used on the IWB. This supports the ‘split-screen’ approach advocated by Shirley Clarke, whereby the focused learning power for each lesson has equal status to the knowledge or skills learning objective of the lesson. The slides can be integrated into each and every lesson, yielding powerful opportunities to discuss and deepen understanding of successful learning. The PowerPoint thus aims to impact positively on teaching and learning within any class, focusing on what really matters in enabling children to become lifelong learners. About the PowerPoint: Learning powers are depicted on a circular-chevron motif - a ‘virtuous circle’ intrinsically linking all eight as mutually reinforcing and of equal importance. Clicking on each of the learning powers hyperlinks to the relevant slide on the presentation, which details Shirley Clarke’s skills breakdown, and each individual slide is hyperlinked back to the home page. Non-stereotypical, gender-free animated characters (credited to PresenterMedia) exemplify each learning power, whilst colour coding is used to further enhance the visual aspect.
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Study Skills. Growth Mindset Questionnaire. Updated for 2017-18

Study Skills. Growth Mindset Questionnaire. Updated for 2017-18

Updated for 2017-18. What mind-set do your students have to their learning? This questionnaire can help students analyse their learning habits and encourage a more open, active approach to their learning. Suitable for Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 students and appropriate for all subject areas. An ideal activity as a starter or a homework. If you have found this resource useful, why not check out our other resources ...... there are over 600 other education resources in the shop. You can visit by clicking here Why not follow us by clicking here for regular education news. Please don't forget to leave a comment. We value your views.
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Growth Mind-Set Word Search

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This word-search challenges students to find 18 words associated with a growth mind-set. This activity can be a useful way to engage students in discussion about what it means to face challenges and develop as an individual.
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education studies.

education studies.

source 1,it is all about how multiculturalism in schools should be valued. source 2,all about what does it mean to be a dedicated learner.
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Preparedness : 10 laws of academic excellence

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This resources is tailored to teach people of any age group some pivotal principles in preparing for an academic excellent of any sort. Key things to take note of and guides in anticipating and answering questions.
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Growth Mind-Set Activities Bundle - Updated for 2017-18

Growth Mind-Set Activities Bundle - Updated for 2017-18

Updated for 2017-18. This bundled resource provides a range of activities associated with Growth Mind-Sets. A questionnaire with answers which encourages students to consider their learning styles, a key word search and a document that leads students through an analytical exercise. These resources can be used to help engage students in discussion about their learning styles.
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Bloom's Taxonomy Higher Order Questioning - A Simple Guide for Teachers

Bloom's Taxonomy Higher Order Questioning - A Simple Guide for Teachers

This resource provides a simple, distilled explanation of Bloom's Taxonomy and how the theory can be applied to questioning in the classroom. It is presented in an accessible manner, allowing teachers to grasp the theories quickly. A suitable resource for photocopying and handing out to colleagues to encourage deeper questioning in the classroom. Beneficial to all subjects and levels.
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Reward Cards - Spelling, Reading, Behaviour, Homework! Classroom & Behaviour Management!

Reward Cards - Spelling, Reading, Behaviour, Homework! Classroom & Behaviour Management!

Reward Cards - Spelling, Reading, Behaviour, Homework Business size cards to be used to reward behaviours and work completed in class. Behaviour cards could be handed out at the end of the day to the children 'spotted' or who have 'shone'. Children could work towards a prize after gaining a certain number of reward cards. I have used them on card or laminated. My class treat them like a coffee card, gaining stamps when they use them! Spelling, Reading and Homework cards are good motivation for children to continue their learning at home.They can be stuck just inside the cover of homework / reading / spelling books so they are easy to monitor. I write the child's name on the back. The boxes can be initialed, dated or have a sticker stuck on etc. Product Includes: *Super spelling *Homework expert *Shining star *Extreme reader *You have been spotted ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Terms of use Copyright © Rebecca Perry. All rights reserved by the author. Intended for classroom and personal use only.
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PSHE CPD

PSHE CPD

This resource is channeled to sensitize teachers of the expectation on PSHE lessons for the term and its importance, followed with the schools ethos.
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