Differentiation In Practice: Classroom tactics for support and challenge

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ISBN: 9781907927287
Product description

Differentiation in Practice will help you ensure appropriate levels of challenge for all learners by enabling you to:

Improve practice by providing strategies to help teachers respond to learning as it unfolds in the classroom
Increase teacher confidence with tools to plan effectively for differentiation prior to a lesson
Help novice teachers understand how to respond to pupil learning during lessons and organise themselves to support learning and promote challenge
Build on teachers’ existing skills and remind them of the positive impact and importance of support and challenge
Help school leaders diagnose areas for improvement in their differentiation practice
Support school leaders to lead collaborative professional learning that helps teachers reflect on and develop practice
Support pupils to take greater responsibility for assuming the appropriate level of challenge

Summary of contents
The package contains diagnosis and audit tools to help you plan the training, followed by three sessions tailored to the training needs of whole-staff, novice teachers and middle leaders.

Enhance learning with effective support and challenge
Support teachers to plan differentiation
Offer practical strategies to respond to pupils’ needs
Improve practice through ongoing professional development
Session Breakdown
Pre-training – diagnosis and navigation
Learning outcomes:

decide on the training sessions best suited to your needs
identify strengths to celebrate and share
identify priority areas for development or priority groups of teachers
ensure training meets your needs and the needs of your staff
Training session 1 – Whole school/ group introduction and overview session
Learning outcomes:

understand the benefits of differentiation and the positive impact it can have on learners
consider and reflect on current practice
identify and plan next steps
develop strategies for support and challenge to take away and try in the classroom
collaborate with colleagues on application of new strategies
Training session 2 – NQTs or those who may need to revisit differentiation
Learning outcomes:

understand the basic principles of support, differentiation and challenge
know how to respond to pupil learning during lessons
be able to organise yourself to support learning and promote challenge
Training session 3 – Middle leaders
Learning outcomes:

audit current practice within your team
lead collaborative professional learning to enhance this aspect of practice
develop a shared language to talk about differentiation and challenge
develop tools to monitor practice and track impact

Additional information
Products specifications
Pub Date 2013-03
Binding Book/Manual