Advancing Learning Within and Beyond the Classroom
Five Steps to Effective Practice
- Available for pre-order. Item will ship after November 30, 2021
This insightful book sets out five core elements of good practice that will lead to great teaching and learning both within and beyond the classroom. It looks in detail at the learning process and how teachers can support this through a rich mix of teacher-led direct instruction, collaborative and online learning both flipped and blended.
Covering five major themes to reset our pedagogy, Advancing Learning Within and Beyond the Classroom presents the key evidence about ‘what works’ alongside practical activities to adopt or adapt to enhance your own practice. Chapter cover:
- the application of precise curricular knowledge
- the presentation of key questions to guide, check and deepen learning
- elaboration to build deep understanding
- feedback to accelerate progress
- the introduction of regular challenges to drive high learning outcomes and relevant commercial and world-class standards
Including a comprehensive overview of evidence-based practice and a wealth of practical strategies to drive engagement and productive learning, this is essential reading for all teachers working in secondary schools or further education.
Table of Contents
Preface Knowledge 1. The purpose of education 2. Resetting pedagogy 3. Great teaching Questions 4. Questions to guide and plan learning 5. Questions to check and develop learning 6. Questions to extend and deepen learning Elaboration 7. Dynamic direct instruction 8. Collaborative learning 9. Online teaching 10. Online learning Feedback 11. Personal development 12. The skills agenda 13. Holistic goals and targets 14. Personalised feedback Challenge 15. Creative futures 16. The future of learning
Bradley Lightbody has enjoyed a long career in education teaching History at all levels and holding Senior Management posts across Sixth Form, Quality, Adult Education, Learning Resources and Teacher Training. He was appointed as an Additional Inspector with Ofsted and founded and led the educational consultancy Collegenet. He has written extensively on education and History in seven previous books and regularly presents at staff training events across the UK.