Stretching More Able Students in Science

Effective strategies to improve the progress of more able Science students in high ability and mixed ability settings

Become familiar with a variety of teaching methods that will foster the development of highly effective assessment techniques to extend the learning of Science students. The course will enable you to develop skills to encourage engaging and independent learning, as well as tackle underachievement in more able students, and identify some of the key characteristics that mask high ability learners.

Course Outcomes

  • Plan effective, differentiated science lessons that challenge your most able learners
  • Devise extension activities that combine both breadth and depth
  • Develop personal learning and thinking skills
  • Support able learners through classroom talk and questioning
  • Set high expectations and monitor progress through effective assessment
  • Tackle the underachievement of more able students
  • Enrich learning outside the classroom with some engaging and practical ideas

This is one of the courses from our archive.

You can still have it delivered in your school or college, adapted to your needs and the current context, by one of our expert associates.

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