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Your views on differentiation for learning

Throughout the course we will look at some of the research which underpins ideas about differentiation, but first we would like you to think about your current view of differentiation: …

Planning for stumbling blocks

Learners easily recognise activities and exercises that they can and cannot do; what they need help with is attempting those they see as difficult. In the video on the previous …

Developing Learning Behaviours

Boyle et al (2001), defined good learning behaviours as those which students display when they are using metacognitive strategies in their learning. In their study, teachers decided to observe each …

Reflecting on your professional development

Well done for reaching the final part of the course, where you’ll review your learning and record your professional development. Your course mentors will record their reflections of the course …

The learning journey

Differentiation allows students to take different pathways through the learning. Sometimes they may be faced with a steep uphill climb, while on other parts of their learning journey the path …

An invitation

We hope you’ve enjoyed the last five weeks. Further Study We’d like to invite you to pursue further CPD with us. Why not consider the activities run by the National …

Providing support and drive

Over the next few steps you are going to build on the ideas in Step 1.9 around the importance of the relationship between the teacher and the students in establishing …

Gathering students’ thoughts

How your students feel about the activities they engage in is important. As mentioned in the previous step your task is to put together a questionnaire to find out how …

What do your students think?

How your students feel about the activities they engage in is important. As we are approaching the end of the course, Dylan introduces your next task which is to use …

The week ahead

In this video Dylan introduces the final week of the course during which you will: Review in detail recordings of our teachers sharing their top tips for anyone wanting to …

Reflecting on your learning

Chris draws the week to a close and encourages you to try out with your students some of the approaches you have encountered. As Chris states the most important aspect …

Q&A session

On Friday 3 February, from 17:00 UK time (GMT), Chris and Dylan will be responding to some of your questions in an online session. The session will be facilitated by …

Using thinking organisers in the classroom

Andrea discusses the range of approaches we will see our teachers using in the following steps to scaffold the learning. Step 4.4 shows some of our primary teachers using a …

The learning journey

Differentiation allows students to take different pathways through the learning. Sometimes they may be faced with a steep uphill climb, while on other parts of their learning journey the path …