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Maximising Progress by Differentiating in RE

Raise standards of achievement in RE by using effective differentiation

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This course is only available to be delivered in your school. To find out how we can tailor this course to fit your needs, call our in-house team on 020 8253 8241 to receive a free, no-obligation quote.

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Suitable for: Secondary school teachers and subject leaders of RE looking for new ideas for creating a differentiated, engaging and motivational learning environment that will drive outstanding levels of learning.

Phases suitable for:

  • Secondary

Course Reference: 7655WW

The course explores practical approaches to creating differentiated schemes of work and lesson plans, linked to the learning and progress of each learner. Effective differentiation is key to enabling every student reaches their potential in the RE classroom. The course will also develop the skills required to use differentiation to benefit and challenge students when structuring and refining learning to engage, motivate and stretch every member of the class.

  • Use differentiation as a tool to maximise enjoyment and achievement
  • Effectively assess the needs of students of different abilities and bridge the gap between those abilities
  • Provide an engaging and supportive learning environment through a range of different strategies
  • Develop resources and strategies for planning differentiated schemes of work in RE

Sessions

Knowing what works and why
  • What is differentiation and what does it look like in RE
  • Identifying good practice in your own teaching
  • Exploring models of good practice in differentiating students’ learning opportunities
Linking differentiation, learning and progress
  • The place of differentiation in assessment for learning
  • Effective strategies to assess our students’ different learning needs
  • Using effective differentiation to better support learning and progress
Developing a differentiated curriculum
  • Planning and delivering outstanding differentiated schemes of work that make the best use of available resources
  • Using differentiated learning materials to motivate and engage students for the duration of every lesson
  • Incorporating a range of differentiated teaching styles to maintain student engagement and maximise their learning
Differentiation beyond the lesson plan
  • Creating an engaging and supportive learning environment
  • The role of monitoring, target setting, and intervention in a differentiated learning environment
  • Celebrating achievement and progress
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