1st Edition

Advancing Learning Within and Beyond the Classroom
Five Steps to Effective Practice




  • Available for pre-order. Item will ship after November 30, 2021
ISBN 9780367677787
November 30, 2021 Forthcoming by Routledge
288 Pages 59 B/W Illustrations

USD $29.95

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Book Description

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

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Biography

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.