Going for Gold: Securing Attainment
A National Strategies teacher study unit booklet for science subject leaders, science teachers and higher level teaching assistants on intervention ideas and revision techniques to offer groups of students short-term help to cover what they have missed or address learning that is insecure.
*Deciding what to revise
Diagnostic script analysis and involving pupils in this process; designing activities to address weaknesses
Revision strategies; interactive use of test questions (such as teacher-modelling of the taking of questions)
*Setting professional targets
*Appendix 1 - Snappy Starters! Ideas for starters in lessons
*Appendix 2 - Thinking Words: Vocabulary to talk about one’s own thinking