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Higher Order Questioning - Staff Presentation

Higher Order Questioning - Staff Presentation

I was asked to put together a presentation for staff to explain the importance of higher level questioning and give some examples of approaches and activities to encourage it. The powerpoint does just that! This was followed up with further training sessions and now I lead a SWG for stretch and challenge. Please feel free to contact me if you would like further explanation of any activities or further examples. I have not been able to upload the Question Generator but can send this to you separately. Also included, a self assessment sheet and notes to go with the powerpoint. Additionally, the slides contained structured questions relevant to the subject, within the Academy I teach at, all subject areas produced a specific one. The idea being that students get more used to higher order questioning and encourages better peer questioning, teachers have a visual aid - often useful if being observed.

By nickjmc

Growth Mindset FORM TIME unit

Growth Mindset FORM TIME unit

This growth mindset unit is 9 x 20 minute sessions long. Some could be extended to two sessions. It helps the students understand their mindset in the view of learning. The activities aim to challenge students' views of learning and know what it feels like to work on tasks whilst staying in a growth mindset.

By Jemmakrystal

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.

By 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.

By director_cnge

EDUCATION (20 Lessons) WJEC / EDUQAS [ GCSE Sociology ] NEW 2017

EDUCATION (20 Lessons) WJEC / EDUQAS [ GCSE Sociology ] NEW 2017

Professionally designed for the new EDUQAS / WJEC Sociology GCSE specification (9-1) taught from September 2017. AQA equivalents are also available on TES. This 20 lesson unit is designed to be a self-contained, comprehensive and complete resource: everything a teacher/department need to teach the Sociology of Education section of the course. Each lesson comes in a .Zip file, This file contains: -A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities (.pdf) -A premium quality PPT Show (fully animated) that covers the entire lesson (.ppsm & .ppsx formats) -Homework [-Most of the lessons include a worksheet (double-sided A4 or A3)] We take considerable time making the highest quality lessons and we believe these are the best GCSE Sociology resources money can buy, positive reviews are greatly appreciated. Our intention is to have the other units of the new GCSE Sociology course available by June. Feel free to contact us if you need additional resources creating: godwin86@gmail.com PS: Sociology GCSE Teachers' Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1786443641643898/ PLEASE NOTE: Minimum system requirements: 512MB RAM, 1.5ghz processor. Microsoft Office.

By godwin86

Education Around the World - Sociology of Education L15/20 [ WJEC EDUQAS GCSE Sociology ] KS4

Education Around the World - Sociology of Education L15/20 [ WJEC EDUQAS GCSE Sociology ] KS4

Professionally designed for the new EDUQAS / WJEC Sociology GCSE specification (9-1) taught from September 2017. AQA equivalents are also available on TES. This is lesson 15 of our 20 lesson course for the 'Sociology of Education' section. This lesson critically compares education system around the world and asks students to focus on education in: Japan, Finland, S.Korea and the USA. This lesson is useful in contributing to the 'factors affecting attainment' aspect of the unit: casting light on the impact of cultural values, parental attitudes, and expectations on attainment. The download features a .zip file which includes: -A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities (.pdf) -A premium quality PPT Show (fully animated) that covers the entire lesson (.ppsm & .ppsx formats) -A double-sided colour A3 worksheet -Homework All lessons are designed around the new GCSE specification, certainly useful for any GCSE specification however. We take considerable time making the highest quality lessons, positive reviews are greatly appreciated. Feel free to contact us if you need additional resources creating: godwin86@gmail.com PS: AQA Sociology GCSE Teachers' Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1786443641643898/ These lessons are designed around the new EDUQAS / WJEC specification, we take considerable time making the highest quality lessons. AQA equivalents are available on TES. Feel free to contact us if you need additional resources creating: godwin86@gmail.com Positive reviews warmly welcomed! PS: Sociology GCSE Teachers' Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1786443641643898/

By godwin86

Processes Within Schools (II)- Sociology of Education L11/20[ WJEC EDUQAS GCSE Sociology ] Streaming

Processes Within Schools (II)- Sociology of Education L11/20[ WJEC EDUQAS GCSE Sociology ] Streaming

Professionally designed for the new EDUQAS / WJEC Sociology GCSE specification (9-1) taught from September 2017. AQA equivalents are also available on TES. This is lesson 10 of our 20 lesson course for the 'Sociology of Education' section. This lesson looks at processes within schools: setting, streaming, labelling, self-fulfilling prophecies etc. This is one of two lessons about 'Processes within Schools', the second investigates 'Hattie Effect Sizes' The download features a .zip file which includes: -A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities (.pdf) -A premium quality PPT Show (fully animated) that covers the entire lesson (.ppsm & .ppsx formats) -A double-sided A4 Information/Worksheet -Homework All lessons are designed around the new GCSE specification, certainly useful for any GCSE specification however. We take considerable time making the highest quality lessons, positive reviews are greatly appreciated. Feel free to contact us if you need additional resources creating: godwin86@gmail.com PS: AQA Sociology GCSE Teachers' Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1786443641643898/ These lessons are designed around the new EDUQAS / WJEC specification, we take considerable time making the highest quality lessons. AQA equivalents are available on TES. Feel free to contact us if you need additional resources creating: godwin86@gmail.com Positive reviews warmly welcomed! PS: Sociology GCSE Teachers' Facebook Group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1786443641643898/

By godwin86