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|Description||Easier said than done ... but certainly not impossible. Practical suggestions, recommendations and tips based on years of research and positive teacher feedback; dozens of ideas that can motivate boys from EYFS through to KS4, and - equally importantly - give girls the opportunity to: experience a more varied range of teaching and learning styles; partake in enriched, contextually embedded speaking / listening / reading / writing activities; and develop a broader set of “real-life” writing skills.|
|Categories||Primary, Secondary, Leadership and Management, Teaching and Learning, Early Years/Foundation, KS1, KS2, KS3, English / Literacy, Management, Support Staff, Teaching staff, Assistant Headteacher, CPD Leader, Deputy Headteacher, Headteacher, Head of year / Pastoral leader, Special Educational Needs Coordinator, 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, Head of Department / Faculty, Change Management, Coaching and Mentoring, Organisational Improvement, Behaviour for Learning, Diversity, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, SEND, Classroom Management, Out of school, Gifted and Talented Coordinator|
|Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students||
1) A better understanding of how and why learning in general, and the acquisition and development of language and literacy skills in particular, has such a strong and enduring gender bias.
2) Hints and tips for making writing a more "boy friendly" activity across the curriculum.
3) Strategies for helping boys to challenge and overcome the fears, prejudices and assumptions that hold them back when it comes to writing.
|Evidence underpinning this approach||
Ofsted literature; academic research drawn from education and learning theory, as well as sociology and psychology; teacher and headteacher experience; pupil perception and experience.
|How users/participants can evaluate success||
Opportunity to plan own Outstanding lesson, then put it into action in school soon after the course.
|Follow-up activities and support||
Opportunity to join the School CPD virtual Lesson Studies network: a forum for exchanging tips and resources.
Arrive 8.30am onwards
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