Welcome to the Teaching for Better Learning pre-training information site.
Here you will find information that will be useful to you before the Teaching for Better Learning training session. There is also an activity that we would like you to undertake before the training session, see 3 below.
1. Session programme
Here’s what will be happening during the training session.
|Introduction and objectives
|A closer look at learning. Input/discussion
|What do good learners do? Activity
| Introducing the supple learning mind Input
| How can we build powerful learners?
|Your learning behaviours. Activity
|Teacher-centred to learning-centred classrooms. Input/discussion
|Shifts in the role of the teacher. Input/discussion
| Making the shifts real in classrooms. Input
|Building perseverance. Input and activities
|Getting ‘Stuck’ right. Activity
|A collaborative learning activity
|Feedback and reflection
|Recap and review
2. A video to introduce you to Building Learning Power
For those of you who know little about Building Learning Power, here’s a short video of what it is and why it’s important. It will help you tune into the training session.
3. An activity we would like you to undertake before the training session
The very best way to help your learning in the session is to ask you to try something out in the classroom beforehand. By doing this you will begin to connect practically with what learning power is all about.
- Download Get curious about your pupils as learners [PDF]
- Watch your pupils in the classroom and fill in the sheet
- Bring the completed sheet with you to the introductory training session.