Advanced Strategies for Improved
Student Performance

Characteristics of effective teachers

What is an effective teacher?
Effective teachers and their students
Effective teachers: content and how to teach it
Effective teachers create effective classrooms
Effective teachers monitor their students’ progress
Effective teachers continue to grow


Teaching for Higher Order Understanding

Why students need higher order understanding
What is meant by higher order understanding?
Skills necessary for higher order understanding
Developing higher order understanding
Assessment of higher order understanding


Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Skills

What are creative & critical thinking skills?
Why is creative & critical thinking important?
How to establish a culture of thinking
How to teach creative & critical thinking skills
Success in creative & critical thinking skills


Teaching Gifted Students

Why do gifted students need different teaching?
What is meant by ‘gifted’?
Teaching  strategies for gifted students
What to avoid when teaching gifted students
Changes in your class to cater for gifted students


Teaching students who have difficulties with learning

Why some students have difficulties learning.
How we teach students who have difficulties learning.
Strategies to support students with learning difficulties


Proven strategies for teaching large classes

Large classes: Challenges & opportunities
Creating effective learning environments
Managing large classes
Teaching large classes effectively


Teaching effective study skills

Why developing effective study skills is important
Developing: Listening, reading comprehension and memory
Preparing for study and time management
Key study skills
Managing stress

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