Teacher series

Key elements of how to practise Quality First Teaching by renowned experts

Effective Teacher/ta Collaboration
IDENTIFIED NEED
  • How to work effectively with your TAs when differentiating for your students
  • How do you use TA knowledge to help your planning?
  • How do you make best use of TA time in your classroom?
  • Reduction of the ‘classroom within classroom’ scenario
  • Negation of the TA babysitting/ velcro scenario

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Utilise TA knowledge of students when creating resources and lesson plans
  • Use your TAs for ‘on the spot differentiation’
  • Promote independent learning by better deployment of TAs in your classroom
  • Ensure your TAs feel valued and included

Adapting The Curriculum And Materials
IDENTIFIED NEED
  • How to differentiate for students of all levels, at the same time, without spending forever preparing

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • How to stretch all levels of ability by simply adapting your prepared resources
  • Methods that can be applied to ensure that your ‘whiteboard’ materials are accessible to all students

Differentiation For SEN
IDENTIFIED NEED
  • All teachers are expected to differentiate effectively. This is a skill that requires high level training to get right to maximum effect

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Development of basic differentiation techniques which can easily be applied in your lesson
  • Which techniques work best for which students