An essential guide to good teaching which focuses on practical activities to improve learning. Based on new approaches to differentiation, the book looks at ways to raise achievement, deepen understanding, promote self-esteem and improve motivation.
Effective Learning to: Raise achievement; Deepen understanding; Promote self-esteem; Improve motivation. What the book covers: Promoting understanding - through the design of activities which require learners to perform their understanding. Promoting differentiation - without resorting to 'death by worksheet' but by using activities which challenge able children and support the less able. How to enable learners to use a wide variety of resources - make links with library resource centres and incorporate core skills at a reduced cost to departments. The design of activities - GCSE, National Curriculum, Highers, GSVQ and GNVQ. The School Effectiveness Series: Effective Learning Activities is one of a series of books which focus on practical and useful ideas for individual schools and teachers. The series addresses the issues of whole school improvement and new knowledge about teaching and learning and offers straightforward solutions which teachers can use to make life more rewarding for themselves and those they teach.
Chris Dickinson has worked for schools all over the UK and is nationally respected for his INSET style where he combines practical realism with humour. Effective Learning Activities develops ideas from the author's highly acclaimed title: Differentiation: A Practical Handbook of Classroom Strategies
Table of Contents
Advanced organizers; white space; separate resources; vocabulary and prompts; variety of products; getting started; resources.
Effective Learning Activities by Chris Dickinson
School Effectiveness S.
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