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Developing independence

Chris describes the idea of being the 'knowledgeable other' and using your understanding of the subject to plan for specific stumbling blocks.

Chris discusses how teachers can use assessment to identify students’ starting points and plan to increase the cognitive complexity or cognitive demand of the learning using a quadrant structure.

Chris also discusses how teachers can guide students over time to take on this responsibility.

We will see in the next step how Sara with her Year 1 (5-6 year olds) class and Kate F with her Year 10 (14-15 year olds) class managed this approach.

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