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Preparation for week 2

Download the observation sheet and use this to record observations of your focus learners in a lesson or film them in a lesson and watch the clip. Add any relevant …

Research and findings

This video shows teachers discussing the impact of using pre-teaching and assigning competence on their focus learners. The main findings from our research were as follows: Pre-teaching was most effective …

Meet the team

Throughout the course, members of the team will be joining in the conversations and appearing in videos. The team consists of Primary Mathematics Advisers from Babcock Education. We recommend that …

Welcome and introduction!

Welcome to this Babcock course – we are thrilled you have joined us to learn more about pre-teaching and assigning competence. Lead educator and Lead maths adviser for Babcock LDP …

Coming to a close…

We hope you are seeing the benefits and potential of pre-teaching and assigning competence for your low-status learners. We hope you will continue to explore the ideas shared in this …

Reflect on statement responses

Look back at the responses you gave to each statement in Week 1. Comment on any statements to which you would now give a different response. What has changed and …

Repeat classroom observations

We did this exercise in week 1, however you may wish to repeat this at this point to help you reflect on any impact on your focus learners.

Update pen portraits

Hopefully you’ve kept a tab of your pen portraits which you’ve been filling in throughout the course. If not, the template is available to download again below. Now complete the …

Increasing participation

…contributing more and increasing confidence and competence You are about to watch a video of two teachers talking about the impact of pre-teaching and assigning competence on their focus learners. …

Teachers reflection

I think doing those pre-teach sessions massively helps your next lesson because every class is different so every classes miss-conceptions are different but by going over it with that small …

Week 4 final thoughts

Reflecting on bringing together pre-teaching and assigning competence. What is the aim of each strategies, and both together? Pre-teaching allows you to know the children better – and the children …

Teachers reflection

Watch this video clip of teachers sharing their reflections Do you think your class would being to assign competence to each other too?

Plan and teach

In week 2 we introduced these ideas as a focus for pre-teach sessions: Now for your next pre-teaching session! What will be your focus? How will this help your focus …

Summing up week 3

Remember: …the aim is to help your focus learners to be active and influential, not to run pre-teach sessions and assign competence. That is, the focus is on the learners …