1. Session Objective: to outline the
key concepts of Dr Ice
2. DR ICE
Impact on learning
3. Deepening Thinking
Students should be required to develop their ideas and
to go beyond the surface.
Questioning can be used to extend thinking.
A big question at the start of the lesson that’s revisited
at the end
4. The Hook
5. Role Modelling
Provide examples at different target levels
Peer role model/Peer assessment
Teacher and student lead demonstrations
6. Impact on Learning
Do the activities that you have planned
match the success criteria set?
Do your activities link directly to what is to
Provide a space in the lesson to practise
Provide reflection time and allow students
to set their own targets
Are all students suitably challenged?
Does everyone have to have the same
Students are achieving at or above their
Differentiation by outcome/resource/task
Differentiated activities for all
Are all students engaged?
Silence does not always mean engagement
Are you activities interesting, innovative, thought
lengthy question and answer sessions
Single students reading work to class
Long teacher led exposition