PedagooLondon 2014 Making it Stick at A Level

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PedagooLondon 2014 Making it Stick at A Level

  1. 1. Making it ‘Stick’ A level #PedagooLondon 2014 Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  2. 2. Stickability The content we want students to leave our lessons understanding The content we need students to understand and recall/memorise for external examinations Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  3. 3. What is needed to make lesson content STICK? • Desire to learn • Understanding & Memorisation Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching) James Yang Illustration Planet Yang (from you)
  4. 4. Desire to learn @Doug_Lemov Teach Like a Champion What we have been doing? What we are doing today & ongoing? James Yang Illustration Planet Yang Hook – Stories, Facts, Confessions, cultural relevance Scheme Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  5. 5. Desire to learn ...Understand & memorise? Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  6. 6. To learn we need to move information from short term memory to longterm: distraction overload/demand on mental ‘notepad’ Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching) James Yang Illustration Planet Yang Understanding & Memorisation
  7. 7. Understanding & Memorisation Move information accurately out of Short Term memory ‘Stickability’ to promote necessary conditions for Long Term memorisation ie. make sure they ‘get’ it to make it possible to learn it Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  8. 8. Understanding & Memorisation 1 Visual information to begin or to assimilate Forces analysis & thought Chunks Classifies & categorises Resonates Learning happens when you have to think hard about something – @ProfCoe Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching) @joe_kirby Pragmatic Education
  9. 9. Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  10. 10. Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching) A Level content ‘chunked’ visually in Word Wheel
  11. 11. Understanding & Memorisation 2 Modelling Pre-Modelling Requires • Knowledge • Key words • Planning Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching) @atharby reflectingenglish.wordpress.com
  12. 12. @atharby “I have two key modelling strategies: 1) the use of multiple completed exemplars 2) the use of ‘live’, or shared writing, where students and teacher co-construct a text or part of a text” Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  13. 13. Process: Model Answers James Yang Illustration Planet Yang A and C grade Exemplars Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  14. 14. How does a student arrive at this ‘mastery’ of knowledge? Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  15. 15. A and C grade Exemplars Process: Model Answers James Yang Illustration Planet Yang Success Criteria Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  16. 16. Success Criteria Process: Model Answers Reference to the question key word terminology Details as evidence/example Application of Media Theory Evaluative Comments Readability & Structure Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  17. 17. A and C grade Exemplars Process: Model Answers Success Criteria Teacher Model “live writing” Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching) James Yang Illustration Planet Yang Pair Think Based on Success criteria. Shared
  18. 18. Success Criteria Process: Model Answers Reference to the question key word terminology Details as evidence/example Application of Media Theory Evaluative Comments Readability & Structure Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  19. 19. Sentence Frame Process: Model Answers The most significant use of Mise-en-scene in the text is the domestic setting. effective Media language Icons Sound At first glance.... Evaluative comment, considering text as whole and making judgement Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching) Doug Lemov
  20. 20. A and C grade Exemplars Success Criteria Process: Model Answers Pair Think Pair Write Individual Write Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching) James Yang Illustration Planet Yang Teacher Model
  21. 21. Exam Mentor Mats Adapted from @GoldfishBowlMM – Mark Miller Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  22. 22. Understanding & Memorisation 3 Present “ I don’t want to look “I listen more and learn more when its someone I don’t usually listen to” Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching) James Yang Illustration Planet Yang stupid in front of people”
  23. 23. 90% of interactions are made by the same small group of students 33% would like to participate more Student’s Participation in the Classroom Rocca (2010) Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching) James Yang Illustration Planet Yang 50% of students may not participate at all
  24. 24. Understanding & Memorisation 4 Moving Understanding to Memorisation Interleaving Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching) Counter-intuitive process of ‘learning’ and memorising many things at once
  25. 25. Understanding & Memorisation 4 Moving Understanding to Memorisation Testing Test, Grade, Spec, Re-test, Grade Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  26. 26. Good Practice Shared Desire to Learn – Hooks Visual Content Modelling Presenting Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)
  27. 27. Kate McCabe @mediaradarguru (subject) @evenbetterif (Teaching)

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