Category Archives: Stretch and challenge

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. For me, personalised learning at … Continue reading

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Maximising learner achievement this term: What can teachers, coaches and managers do right now?

Many teachers I meet in my consultancy and training role are in the final stages of their courses for this year. Despite summer term fatigue, there is an urgency, focus and push towards the finish line, which I know from … 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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Exciting CPD opportunity for coaches and practitioners: February 25th 2015 at Bilborough College

Exciting CPD opportunity for coaches and practitioners https://www.atl.org.uk/events/nottingham-derby-training.asp The CPD event is open to all educational professionals from across the sectors, secondary and FE/SFC. ATL members and non-members are able to attend the CPD afternoon for FREE! Attendees can arrive … 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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