Pedagogy Package RA298 / B132

Start date
20 Sep 22
Duration
9 Hours
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD

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Summary

Session 1 - Teaching to avoid misconceptions

  • Discuss the importance of engagement and where your department is currently at
  • Gather ideas for how to plan and deliver a successful whole school science week.
  • Leave the session with simple practical steps to make your science week a success

 

Session 2 - Supporting EAL Learners  

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • explain who an EAL learner is in the English context
  • identify specific barriers to the mainstream curriculum that EAL learners may face
  • identify language barriers specific to the subject of Science
  • design substitution tables combining the teaching of Science and the English language
  • consider how to differentiate substitution tables for different levels of language acquisition

 

Session 3 - Metacognition

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • explain what metacognition and self-regulated learning skills are and why they are important
  • identify the key barriers to building metacognitive skills
  • understand the roles and interplay of knowledge, planning, monitoring and evaluation in building metacognitive approaches to problems
  • Undertake an illustrated example of metacognition in action

 

Session 4 - Literacy in Science

Participants will be able to:

  • provide learners with a greater variety of reasons to write and read in science
  • provide learners with structure to turn simple sentence into more complex ones and into paragraphs
  • learn strategies to improve reading in science
  • use the requirements of GCSE science extended writing to support learners in tackling such questions

 

Session 5 - Purposeful Practical Work

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • explain what metacognition and self-regulated learning skills are and why they are important
  • identify the key barriers to building metacognitive skills
  • understand the roles and interplay of knowledge, planning, monitoring and evaluation in building metacognitive approaches to problems
  • undertake an illustrated example of metacognition in action

 

Session 6 - Linking careers to learning Gatsby Benchmark 4

  • discuss the current situation STEM needs in the country
  • review the Gatsby Benchmarks
  • gain ideas for building STEM career learning into your teaching
  • explore the role of clubs and competitions in providing STEM career learning
  • auditing the current picture in your department/practice and plan next steps

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Outcomes

 

 

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Pedagogy - Teaching to avoid misconceptions20 September 202215:30-17:00Virtual
Pedagogy - Supporting EAL Learners28 November 202215:30-17:00Virtual
Pedagogy - Metacognition07 February 202315:30-17:00Virtual
Pedagogy - Literacy in Science20 March 202315:30-17:00Virtual
Pedagogy - Purposeful Practical Work09 May 202315:30-17:00Virtual
Pedagogy - Linking careers to learning Gatsby Benchmark 413 June 202315:30-17:00Virtual

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Cost

State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£450.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£675.00 +VAT

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Additional information

Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.

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