This workshop is part of a programme which introduces delegates to a range of practical strategies that they can take and use in their own settings for improving learning and progress of learners with special educational needs.
Delegates attending this course will be enrolled in a private online community group for them to carry on the discussion and ask questions between workshops The workshops are aimed at adults who support learners in science lessons, both teachers and teaching assistants across all key stages. Workshops may also be of benefit to early career stage teachers who want to improve their teaching of learners with special educational needs.
You can book onto the whole series by clicking here.
You can select and book onto individual workshops by clicking the title of each workshop:
Workshop 1: Introduction – Wednesday 28 September 2022 – An overview of the science curriculum and progression and moving students through the curriculum.
Workshop 2: Vocabulary – Thursday 6 October 2022 – Improving language and oracy in science lessons
Workshop 3: Differentiation and Scaffolding – Tuesday 11 October 2022 – How to meet the needs of all learners.
Workshop 4: Teaching Resources – Wednesday 2 November 2022 – What works and how to make them better (including preventing cognitive overload). How to tackle misconceptions.
Workshop 5: Practical Work – Thursday 17 November 2022 – Making it purposeful, making it better. Planning for behaviour in practical lessons.
Workshop 6: Specific SEND needs – Tuesday 22 November 2022 – Considering strategies to address identified SEND needs.
You will be able to:
- Identify the barriers to learning faced by students with special educational needs
- Implement a range of strategies to help students make progress
- Tailor your approach to suit the specific needs of your learners