A list of over 30 ways to differentiate broken up into no effort, low effort, medium effort and 'the extra mile' to support teachers to quickly and easily differentiate in lessons. Also, a large bank of teaching techniques to use in the classroom to make lessons engaging.
CPD session on identifying and teaching SEN learners. Learning outcomes: Understand the distinction between Barriers to learning and SEN.
Gain knowledge of the stigma associated with SEN.
explanation of and strategies for differentiation.
PPT with activities on identification of needs and labeling (and the problems of this).
Worksheet to practice half, whole and quarter with practical colouring (or cooking) activity.
I used this with a small SEN class and made the pizzas following the instructions and whilst they were cooking coloured the recipe sheet with the ingredients covering the correct fractions but you could use it only for colouring the correct fractions.
6 page SEN handbook with basic information on SEN, teachers responsibilities to SEN learners and strategies to troubleshoot various issues e.g. off task behavior, organisation, time management, specific learning difficulties etc. There is also a section on exams and exam technique that can be given to students to support them with assessments.
A scheme of work based on an abridged copy of Treasure Island from the Fast Track Classics series by Pauline Francis. This includes a diary of questions and activities that follow the story and test comprehension of the text. There are also some extended activities based on the original text including some practical activities.
I used this unit of works over 12 lessons with a group of ASD students in Year 7 and 8.
An introduction to coordinates through a buried treasure game. Once the island is drawn and the treasure buried students can play a battleships style coordinates game to find each others treasure or could design questions about their island for peers to answer.