Teaching and Learning

Assessment and Curriculum—Proven, Practical Ways To Boost Engagement And Progress (Part 1)


Description
In this course, Claire Gadsby will provide busy teachers and leaders with an abundance of low preparation but high-impact strategies to ensure that learning is optimised for all pupils. She will explain how small tweaks to existing practice can create learning that is retained in the long-term memory allowing pupils to develop fluency. Based on her work with hundreds of schools, she will also explore cutting-edge approaches to formative assessment. These include smart marking and feedback strategies designed to support the work-life balance of teachers.

Learning Outcomes
Gain a range of practical ideas for delivering the curriculum in a way that boosts engagement but also memory and retention
Based upon recent robust research
Learn about cutting edge approaches to all types of assessment
Discover how to deliver brilliant feedback without having to write a word

The course will take you up to 45-minutes to complete.

Content
  • Introduction to Assessment and Curriculum
  • Introduction Question
  • Good Curricula and Philosophies Behind Curricula
  • What makes a great curriculum
  • What are the four different philosophies behind curricula which are mentioned
  • Good Curricula and Quality Assurance
  • Good Curricula and Quality Assurance
  • Being a Neutral Teacher
  • Being a Neutral Teacher
  • Being a Neutral Teacher (2) and Side Orders
  • Being a Neutral Teacher (2) and Side Orders
  • Emotional Engagement in Learning
  • Emotional Engagement in Learning
  • Invitation to Predict What Students Want
  • Invitation to Predict What Students Want
  • What Pupils Want More of
  • What Pupils Want More of
  • Class Sociogram, Ethos and Attainment
  • Class Sociogram, Ethos and Attainment
  • Issues with the Curriculum
  • Issues with the Curriculum
  • The ‘Coverage’ Mindset
  • The ‘Coverage’ Mindset
  • The Pareto Principle
  • The Pareto Principle
  • The Pareto Law
  • The Pareto Law
  • Vocabulary
  • Vocabulary
  • Course Reflection
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever