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Active Learning Workshop Powerpoint Presentation


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Models of Active Learning

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Active Learning Workshop Powerpoint Presentation

  1. 1. Active Learning Workshop <ul><li>The focus for this workshop will be: </li></ul><ul><li>Moving observations from the nursery into Primary 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at different models for implementing Active Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing good practice </li></ul>
  2. 2. Different examples of teaching Active Learning <ul><li>Setting up the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Organisation of teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Organisation of planning,implementation, observation and assessment </li></ul>
  3. 4. Setting up the classroom: example 1 <ul><li>Very like a nursery in appearance </li></ul><ul><li>Mainly group work, with some “together time” </li></ul><ul><li>Lots of pupil choice </li></ul><ul><li>Possible pitfalls … </li></ul><ul><li>Very little structure </li></ul><ul><li>Unfocussed </li></ul><ul><li>Lacks quality learning and teaching </li></ul>
  4. 5. Setting up the classroom: example 2 <ul><li>To begin with, very like a nursery for the first term or two, then gradually becoming more like a classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities for group work, with increasing focus on class teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Activities becoming increasingly structured </li></ul><ul><li>Possible pitfalls…. </li></ul><ul><li>Less pupil choice </li></ul><ul><li>More teacher led </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on gathering traditional forms of “evidence” rather than observations and assessments </li></ul>
  5. 6. Setting up the classroom: example 3 <ul><li>Some aspects of nursery set up, but predominantly looks like a Primary 1 classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly whole class lessons, with some opportunities for group teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Possible pitfalls…. </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly teacher led </li></ul><ul><li>Is there still provision for pupil choice and personalisation? </li></ul>
  6. 7. Setting up the classroom: example 4 <ul><li>Looks like a Primary 1 classroom, with tables for everyone and choosing areas </li></ul><ul><li>Very structured teacher planning, following programmes of work </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on generating and gathering evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Possible pitfalls… </li></ul><ul><li>Very little pupil choice and involvement in planning learning </li></ul><ul><li>Limited access to areas and resources in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Limited options to share and record learning </li></ul>
  7. 9. Organisation of teaching and learning <ul><li>How do you plan? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you organise your teaching? </li></ul><ul><li>When and how do you observe and assess? </li></ul><ul><li>How does this influence further planning? </li></ul>