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|Description||Collaborative Learning is working with Kate Moorse, a fellow of the Schools History Project who has also worked at QCA, to develop new resources to support achievement in the humanities and satisfy the requirements of the new curriculum. This workshop will showcase current developments and provide expert guidance for schools on curriculum implementation.|
|Duration||Whole day Thursday 20th March 2014|
|Categories||Primary, Secondary, Teaching and Learning, KS2, KS3, Humanities, Management, Support Staff, Teaching staff, CPD Leader, Learning Support, Pupil Support, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Assessment, Bilingual Support / EAL, Diversity, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Subject Knowledge, Out of school, Collaborative Learning, Gifted and Talented Coordinator, Hidden category|
|Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students||
Clear understanding of the new curriculum arrangements for geography, history and citizenship.
Improved behaviour and classroom social networking.
Development of quality dialogue between teaching staff and pupils and between pupils.
Rapid progress for EAL pupils
Scaffolding for exploratory talk between pupils to foreground writing with clear purpose.
More opportunities for assessing speaking and listening and pupil self assessment.
A curriculum that is more accessible, more visual, more tactile.
|Evidence underpinning this approach||
Collaborative learning is extensively researched and we have a guide to research (including excerpts) on a dedicated webpage:
|How users/participants can evaluate success||
We will provide clear guidance on assessment.
|Follow-up activities and support||
We provide a dedicated webpage for the workshop with links to all the resources we use on the day. We are strongly committed to networking and provide on line support.
Workshop led by Kate Moorse and Stuart Scott
Thursday 20th March 9.30am - 3.40pm at
Kate works with several London boroughs to support secondary subject teachers and primary subject specialists with responsibility for history, geography and citizenship. This workshop is designed for teachers and support staff who are not able to access this support in their local authority.
A clear introduction to the new curriculum and guidance on the transition - what can remain, what needs to change.
Why and how collaborative learning is effective in scaffolding the development of language and thinking.
An opportunity to become familiar with a range of developing collaborative learning strategies that support the new curriculum in the humanities .
Exploring ways in which collaborative classrooms can provide an ideal environment for assessment including pupil self assessment, improving teacher questioning and feedback, making difficult concepts accessible.
This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.