Maximising Progression in D&T Using Higher Level Thinking Skills

Provider: Julie Boyd

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Description How to raise and measure progression in D&T using higher level thinking skills. Targeted at KS3, 4 & 5. Focuses on key development areas identified by Ofsted including effective use of assessment for learning, use of Blooms Taxonomy.
Duration 1 day

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Categories Secondary, Teaching and Learning, 14-19, KS3, KS4, Technology, Teaching staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Out of school, In school
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students
  • How to raise & measure progression using higher level thinking skills
  • Suitable for all D&T teachers from all materials areas
  • Targeted at KS3, 4 and 5
  • Tried & tested tips & strategies that engage learners including boys, G&T & borderline students
  • Focus on key developmental areas identified by Ofsted e.g. effective use of Assessment for Learning, increasing creativity,  higher level thinking skills
  • Hands on experience of various strategies specific to D&T textiles including Speed Designing (a strategy developed by Julie Boyd that is successful at increasing pace & creativity & which is proven to raise the achievement of boys and border line students)
  • Hands on experience of how to effectively apply Bloom’s Taxonomy within a D&T context to develop higher level thinking
  • Resources and ideas that will impact on teaching and learning in your classroom immediately. 
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