A-Level Law: Increased Results for Lower Performing Students
ABOUT THIS COURSE
This course is aimed at teachers working with mixed ability and lower attaining students who are looking to maximise their potential in the upcoming A-Level Law exams.
The course covers a range of effective teaching and assessment strategies, monitoring, early intervention and exam technique and approaches that improve confidence, effort and achievement. The course provides a comprehensive toolkit that adds value and will help learners excel in their Summer exam performance.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
Utilise techniques to quickly identify underperformance and implement effective support strategies for success in the exams
Increased understanding of how to motivate underachieving learners and improve exam performance
How to teach challenging topics
Techniques for tackling synoptic questions with confidence
Develop effective teaching and learning techniques to help lower ability learners to retain knowledge and better understand concepts
How to prepare your students for different question types
Effective techniques to embed subject knowledge, develop skills and assess work so that lower ability learners thrive. How to get students thinking synoptically
10.00 – 11.35am
Implementing classroom techniques to ensure that lower ability learners understand key concepts.
Develop effective techniques to help lower ability learners to retain knowledge, understand concepts and develop skills.
Exploring Active Learning to develop skills and retain knowledge
Lesson strategies that address difficult concepts where students experience difficulties.
Discussion: coffee break
11.35 – 11.50am
Monitoring & early intervention strategies that positively impact on student performance
11.50 – 12.50pm
Techniques to quickly identify underperforming students and implement strategies to effectively support them.
Using a range of monitoring tools to track performance, recognise underachievement and motivate learners.
Explore early intervention strategies that engage learners and develop independent learning skills
Implementing mastery tests to identify students who haven’t grasped the fundamental concepts
Driving student progress through marking and feedback.
Lunch and informal discussion
12.50 – 1.50pm
Interpreting questions and applying appropriate knowledge –key techniques and approaches.
1.50 – 2.50pm
Effective strategies, methods and techniques to support your students in interpreting questions and applying knowledge appropriately.
Common pitfalls in weakness areas and different strategies for dealing with each weakness areas.
Practical approaches to enhance student learning.
2.50 – 2.55pm
Embedding Exam techniques into Your Teaching to Accelerate Progress and Attainment
2.55 – 3.30pm
Embed exam technique into your teaching to enhance the performance of lower ability students
Explore assessment strategies to help learners identify where they need to improve and how to achieve this.
How to effectively use feedback.
Methods to help students understand how the exam are marked and ways to help students use this knowledge
Gemma Shepherd-Etchells is a non-practising solicitor, Gemma has been teaching to legal professionals, undergraduates and A-Level Law students for 14 years. She also examines and works developing professional legal qualifications and course materials for law graduates
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
A Level Law teachers
Heads of Law
THIS COURSE INCLUDES
A specially prepared folder of detailed notes, practical advice and guidance
Notes prepared by the educational experts leading the course