Practical strategies to energise your classroom; replenish your teaching toolkit

Course description

Practical strategies to energise your classroom; replenish your teaching toolkit.

You can tell students what they need to know very fast
But they will forget what you tell them even faster.  (Silberman, 1996, ix)
As a teacher, one of your biggest challenges is to plan lessons that inspire your students to stay actively involved in the learning process.

From this series of workshops you will return to the classroom equipped with engaging strategies which can be used in the delivery of any lesson across the curriculum.

Strategies, approaches & techniques that will be covered include:

Writing Frames ,Word Wall, Mind Maps, Brainstorming, Two Stars and a Wish – constructive peer assessment, KWL, Think-Pair-Share, Two Minute Recap, Placemats, Muddiest Point & Clearest Point, Silent Demonstration, Hot Seating, Question and Answer Pairs, Burning Questions, Tiered Assessments,  Peer Tutoring, Varied Questioning, Guided Reading, Thumb Tool (AfL), Assessment for Learning, Sketching to Learn, Field Trips, Guest Speakers (Careers Day), Games – Loop Games (Numeracy & Literacy), Student Recap, PowerPoint... and more.

6 Workshops

  1. Constructivism & Active Learning Strategies
  2. Cooperative teaching & Active Learning Strategies
  3. Questioning techniques & Active Learning Strategies
  4. Differentiated teaching and learning & Active Learning Strategies
  5. Assessment for Learning & Active Learning Strategies
  6. Use of textbooks; addressing the barriers to active learning; Motivation; Games; Field Trips; & Guest Speakers & Active Learning Strategies

Dates: (One booking covers the 6 workshops)

Wednesday 9,16,23,30 January 2019

Wednesday 6 & 13 February 2019


Time:     4.30-6.00pm

Category Primary
Date Wednesday 09 January 2019 - Wednesday 13 February 2019
Time 4.30-6pm
Presenters William Casey
Code 19-1457
Fee €0.00
Venue Cork Education Support Centre, Cork
Places 7 places remaining
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