Category Archives: Differentiation

Top 4 reads of 2016 for teachers

Here are my most read blogs of 2016 related to classroom practice: https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/07/07/planning-for-stretch-and-challenge-12-practical-ways-to-enhance-your-scheme-of-work/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2012/08/23/differentiation-without-extra-handouts-tips-for-stretching-and-challenging-learners/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/01/02/managing-pace-in-lessons-some-reflections-and-suggestions-2/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/11/30/embedding-english-resource-sites-for-vocational-teachers-and-functional-skills-practitioners/ Advertisements

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Personalising Learning in the FE Sector

Personalising Learning  The current context in the FE sector During my work as a consultant, trainer and coach in the FE sector, I am hearing a lot of conversations about what it means to personalise learning. The recent introduction of a … Continue reading

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100 Top Tips to Stretch and Challenge Learners from Pembrokeshire College

100TopTipsToStretchAndChallengeLearnersPembrokeshireCollege2015 On the link above you will find an array of practical and simple tips for stretching and challenging learners. Many thanks to Steph Tindall, Learning and Teaching Mentor, from Pembrokeshire College, for sharing this with me and the wider … Continue reading

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Embedding English and Maths: Resource Sites for Vocational Teachers and Functional Skills Practitioners

The resource site for embedding maths and English for vocational areas is: http://www.skillsworkshop.org/ http://www.talent.ac.uk/ other resources including maths and English.  Thanks to Halima Begum from Westminster Kingsway College for reminding me about these sites. http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise lots of short exercises for students to … Continue reading

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Stretch and Challenge: All the blogs in one place!

https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/08/14/stretch-and-challenge-in-group-tasks-how-can-we-stretch-the-stronger-learners/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/03/28/my-learners-are-in-a-fieldsalonworkshopkitchen-how-can-i-stretch-and-challenge-them-when-outside-a-traditional-classroom-setting/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2014/03/24/10-tips-for-developing-your-skills-in-stretch-and-challenge/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/07/07/planning-for-stretch-and-challenge-12-practical-ways-to-enhance-your-scheme-of-work/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2013/10/10/stretching-without-punishing-them-tips-for-challenging-learners-in-engaging-ways/ https://joannemilesconsulting.wordpress.com/2012/08/23/differentiation-without-extra-handouts-tips-for-stretching-and-challenging-learners/

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Stretch and Challenge in Group Tasks: How can we stretch the stronger learners?

When I teach and train groups or observe lessons, I am more and more aware of the challenge of stretching stronger learners within group tasks. Stronger learners are often allocated the role of supporting others, peer teaching etc, which consolidates … Continue reading

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Have you tried the in class flip yet? Article and video clip

The article http://www.edutopia.org/blog/flipped-classroom-in-class-version-jennifer-gonzalez The video clip    

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