Are you a new teacher of History? Teaching outstanding lessons that challenge and engage your students is a difficult task. This course looks to provide practical strategies to help you develop outstanding classroom practice including engaging lessons, marking feedback and assessment and classroom management.
BENEFITS OF ATTENDING
- Actively engage with high quality teaching to ensure student motivation and attainment
- Develop your teaching in the most difficult topic areas such as historical interpretations
- Develop practical classroom management strategies to help create an outstanding learning environment
- Take away a range of strategies to engage pupils in history, and challenge and extend able historians
|COURSE DATES||London, Thursday 15 June 2017
London, Thursday 19 October 2017
|WHO FOR?||New teachers of History
Directors of Teaching and Learning
Heads of History
|IN-SCHOOL||You can also book this as an In-School Course|
10.00 – 10.40am: Outstanding learning as a consequence of excellent teaching
- What makes an outstanding History lesson?
- What are the most engaging and challenging teaching and learning approaches?
- What can we do to create eﬃcient and eﬀective (not time consuming) groupwork?
- How do you ensure all learners are challenged?
10.40 - 11.00am: Break
11.00 – 11.50am: Effective classroom management
- Strategies to keep things in your control
- How to ensure you smile before Christmas
11.50 – 12.50pm: Marking, Assessment and Feedback – making the difference
- What to mark and what not to mark
- What is effective feedback?
- Tracking your students’ progress
- Stretch and challenge – making the difference
12.50 – 1.50pm: Lunch
1.50 – 2.50pm: History at Key Stage 4
- Getting the planning right
- Assessment and markschemes
- Keeping your students engaged whilst preparing for an exam
2.50 – 3.45pm: History at A Level
- The big challenge
- Assessment and markschemes – understanding what it all means
- Tracking and intervening
- How to keep students inspired
Nicola Barthorpe is currently Subject Lead for History and Classical Civilisation with responsibility for c 250 students. She is also a Lead teacher for improvement, supporting departments to improve outcomes; cross college teaching and learning responsibility, and delivering staff training on key issues.