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TS2a TS3e TS4a TS4d TS5a TS6c – Differentiated input

area of compound shapes lesson plan 22.6.16   My Year 2 placement school were the first in the area to implement a new strategy for differentiation. In addition to differentiating the main activity, the starter/input is also differentiated for all maths lessons and some literacy (as of yet). This allows for more targeted input for… Continue reading TS2a TS3e TS4a TS4d TS5a TS6c – Differentiated input

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TS2d TS3c TS5b TS5d – EAL Speaking and Listening

Accessing the curriculum can be difficult for pupils learning English as an Additional language as the language can prove to be a barrier. Not only are the children attempting to learn the curriculum content like all pupils, but they have the additional factor of trying to learn a new language at the same time. It is… Continue reading TS2d TS3c TS5b TS5d – EAL Speaking and Listening

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Mathematics Parent Booklet – TS3a TS3e TS4c TS5b TS8e

TS3a: have a secure knowledge of the relevant subject(s) and curriculum areas, foster and maintain pupils’ interest in the subject, and address misunderstandings TS3e: if teaching early mathematics, demonstrate a clear understanding of appropriate teaching strategies.  TS4c: set homework and plan other out-of-class activities to consolidate and extend the knowledge and understanding pupils have acquired  TS5b: have a… Continue reading Mathematics Parent Booklet – TS3a TS3e TS4c TS5b TS8e

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The Dyslexic Continuum TS5b TS5d

TS5b: have a secure understanding of how a range of factors can inhibit pupils’ ability to learn, and how best to overcome these TS5d: have a clear understanding of the needs of all pupils, including those with special educational needs; those of high ability; those with English as an additional language; those with disabilities; and be able… Continue reading The Dyslexic Continuum TS5b TS5d

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TS2a TS3c & TS5b: Left-handed pupils

TS2a- be accountable for pupils’ attainment, progress and outcomes TS3c- demonstrate an understanding of and take responsibility for promoting high standards of literacy TS5b- have a secure understanding of how a range of factors can inhibit pupils’ ability to learn, and how best to overcome these   During one of my English seminars we focussed… Continue reading TS2a TS3c & TS5b: Left-handed pupils

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TS1b & TS5a – Is ‘mastery’ the new differentiation?

TS1b – set goals that stretch and challenge pupils of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions  TS5a – know when and how to differentiate appropriately, using approaches which enable pupils to be taught effectively  Teachers from Shangai have a focus on “mastery” as opposed to differentiation What is the basis?  Pupils are in awe of the… Continue reading TS1b & TS5a – Is ‘mastery’ the new differentiation?