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Creating an Accelerated Learning School By Derek Wise

Creating an Accelerated Learning School

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Cramlington Community High School has been officially described as 'an exciting place to learn'. This book tells the story of its pioneering work with accelerated learning, and offers strategies for whole school, departmental and classroom level improvement.

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Creating an Accelerated Learning School by Derek Wise

This book describes how an ordinary high school set about incorporating accelerated learning into its teaching practices and policies. Headteacher Derek Wise provides a macro view of the process, discussing the changes made across the whole school. Head of Science, Mark Lovatt, provides a micro view, looking at ways to use accelerated learning in the classroom. Their experiences provide useful reading for any school wishing to improve the learning quality of its students. Several case studies are included to show how accelerated learning techniques can be applied to different subjects.

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About Derek Wise

Derek Wise is Headteacher of Cramlington Community High School in Northumberland, England. Derek has been a Deputy Headteacher in two inner city schools and has been the Director of an Education Action Zone. He is well respected locally and nationally for his energy and interest in learning innovation and for his championing of comprehensive education. Mark Lovatt is Head of Science and Learning Co-ordinator at Cramlington Community High School in Northumberland, England. He has spent considerable time and energy researching, adapting and applying the ideas of accelerated learning to his subject. Mark's energy and enthusiasm is evident from the plaudits his training events receive. This is their first published collaboration together.

Table of Contents

Preface to the first edition; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Part One - Establishing, supporting and embedding accelerated learning within a school; Timeline - Introducing accelerated learning; Chapter 1 - The need for accelerated learning; Chapter 2 - Establishing accelerated learning within the school; Chapter 3 - Supporting and embedding accelerated learning; Chapter 4 - Ofsted and beyond; Part Two - Accelerated learning - putting it into practice; Timeline - Introducing accelerated learning into a large department; Chapter 5 - Introducing accelerated learning into the science department - a way in; Chapter 6 - Half-way house - now what! (post-Elisp); Postscript - Reflections; References and acknowledgements

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Creating an Accelerated Learning School by Derek Wise
Derek Wise
Accelerated Learning S.
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Network Educational Press Ltd
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