This course explores how effective planning leads to effective teaching and the centrality of learning to the teaching process.
It includes an introduction to neuroscience and the basics of brain-based learning - as well as snapshots of the ideas of Rosenshine, Piaget, Vygotsky and others - to help develop an appreciation of the essentials of lesson planning.
AIMS AND OUTCOMES
- understand more about how the brain works and Cognitive Load Theory as a basis for what is happening for the pupil
- understand how to adapt their teaching successfully so the needs of all pupils are met
- understand how success criteria can be used to support learning and differentiation
- understand the importance of effective questioning and a purposeful lesson summary.
Unit 1: Good learning and good learning objectives
Unit 2: Adaptive teaching
Unit 3: Success criteria
Unit 4: Questions, summaries and structure
Unit 5: Review and next steps