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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 …

Helping students scaffold their thinking

In their 2004 book Classroom Instruction That Works: Research-based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement, Marzano et al. review research into a range of different strategies that teachers can use to …

Scaffolding the learning: floors not ceilings

In this video, Chris highlights an underlying principle around the effective use of scaffolds: that they are employed to support students in structuring their thinking to make meaning, build understanding …

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: …

The week ahead

In this video Dylan discusses the focus of Week 4, which is on planning to support students to scaffold and organise their understanding so that they are all able to …