Beyond Best Practice
Primary school and Secondary school teachers who are best practitioners and who wish to explore new areas of research or support others in developing their teaching expertise.
This course will cover:
- The expert teacher
The key elements of best practice
The impact of highly effective teaching
An introduction to conducting classroom based research
- Trust and mutual endeavour
The concept of ‘learned helplessness’
The importance of learning relationships in the classroom
Strategies for building resilience.
- Mastering the learning process
Strategies to help students master the learning process including metacognition and self-regulation.
- Teachers as master learners
Seeing learning through the eyes of students
The impact of pedagogical subject knowledge
How teachers and students respond to assessment
- Learning partnerships
Activating students as instructional resources using feedback and assessment
- Pushing the boundaries and exploring the opportunities
Developing ideas about classroom based research.
Investigation into particular pedagogical models, including mastery learning
- What lies beyond
Sharing research findings and action planning
This course is designed to allow effective teachers to further develop the key aspects of the very best classroom practice for successful learning.
The areas of learning can be applied to all subjects and school pedagogical models. Participants will develop the skills and knowledge needed for effective research and carry out their own classroom based research project
8th February 2018
7th March 2018
18th April 2018
1st May 2018
10 July (2pm-4.30)
Lunch is included
Cost for Non TKAT employees is £350.