Independent Learning Pocketbook

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Description How to develop switched-on students with the initiative, resilience and adaptability to take off as learners.

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Higher, Leadership and Management, Teaching and Learning, Early Years/Foundation, Sciences, Mathematics / Numeracy, Further education, 14-19, Arts, Business / Economics, Computing / ICT, English / Literacy, Health and care, Hospitality and Leisure, Humanities, Languages, PE / Sport, Technology, 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, Personal Development, Cross-curricular Themes, Wider Context, Coaching and Mentoring, CPD Leadership, Performance Management, Education system, Behaviour for Learning, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, Physical resource, Book, Meta-cognition and Self-regulation, Gifted and Talented Coordinator, PSHE, Raising Aspirations/Expectations
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Help all students become more independent learners



Evidence underpinning this approach

Draws on research and evidence from various sources on topics, including motivation and self-regulation (immerman), growth mindset (Dweck), Building Learning Power ( Claxton) Visible Learning, (Hattie), etc.

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Follow-up activities and support

Peter has taught in comprehensive schools in Essex for over 20 years. Having led a highly successful English Faculty for 7 years, he has since held various whole school responsibilities including: improving the achievement of the more able, assessment and leading the development of teaching and learning.
Peter has run training courses on fast-tracking and on ICT in English. He has led whole school INSET sessions in every school he has worked in, on subjects such as underachievement in Year 8, independent learning, student motivation and differentiation.
Author of the Differentiation Pocketbook, Peter has also written for the TES and provided consultancy services to schools and local authorities. He remains first and foremost a classroom teacher…still reflecting and still learning his craft.


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