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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 - Introduction

    • Aims and Objectives

    • National Professional Standards for Teachers at Proficient Level

    • Welcome to the Course

  • 2

    Module 2 - Inspiring High Quality Writing

    • Inspiring High Quality Writing

    • Best Ever Writing

    • Engage all the Intelligences

    • Activity - Using ALL Intelligences and Preferences to Stimulate ALL Students

    • Liberate the Unconscious

    • Activity - Liberate the Unconscious

    • Real World Models - Journalism

    • Activity - Real World Models - Journalism

    • Make the Basics Stick

    • Activity - Making the Basics Stick

    • Task: Reflection on Inspiring High Quality Writing

  • 3

    Module 3 - Creating Environments, Visuals and Action that enhance Learning

    • Make it Relevant to the Real World

    • Make it Relevant to the Real World - Motivate the Worst Writers

    • Activities to Motivate the Worst Writers

    • TED Talk or Podcast on a Real Issue

    • Writing that Makes a Real Difference - Solve Real Problems

    • Fish Diagram and Force Field

    • Activities - Writing that makes a Difference - Solve Real Problems

    • The Big Picture - Brain Facts

    • The Big Picture - Classroom Strategies

    • Activities - The Big Picture - Brain Facts and Classroom Strategies

    • Poetry Teaching Strategies

    • Rhetorical Devices - Poetry by Stealth

    • Activity - Rhetorical Devices

    • Candle Lit Reading - Tasting Poetry

    • Activity - Tasting Poetry

    • Poetry Detective - Solving the Puzzle

    • Activity - Poetry Detective

    • Poetry Slam - Enjoying Poetry

    • Activity - Poetry Slam

    • Poetry - Good Writing

    • Task: Reflect on enhancing Learning

  • 4

    Module 4 - Outside the Box

    • Inspiring Ideas for Text Teaching

    • Chunking a Text by Function

    • Relationship Diagrams clarify Memory

    • Sophisticated Paragraphs

    • Colour Coding Criteria

    • Activity - Inspiring Ideas for Text Teaching

    • Drama to enhance Learning and to Motivate

    • Activity - Drama to Enhance Learning and to Motivate

    • The Best ICT based Lessons

    • The Best ICT based Lessons

    • Activity - The Best ICT Based Lessons

    • Extension Activities that Really Stretch

    • Activity - Extension Activities that really Stretch

    • Structured Student-Directed Learning Environments

    • Activity - Student run Total Immersion Lesson

    • Activity - Debating the Best Way to Teach Argument

    • Great Resources for Persuasive Writing and Speaking

    • Activity - Great Resources for Persuasive Writing

    • Task: Reflection on Out of the Box Teaching

  • 5

    Module 5 - Conclusion

    • Conclusion

    • Task: Reflection

  • 6

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

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