24th November 2017: London

PROGRAMME

9.30
5 Vitals Every Secondary Teacher Needs to Know about Reading

  • Analyze the lack of correlation between decoding and intelligence
  • How will working memory affect comprehension?
  • Reveal how that comprehension depends on background knowledge
  • Why does vocabulary matter?
  • Explore ways to utilize the intrinsic power of stories
David Didau

10.20
Closing the Vocabulary Gap: Developing Vocabulary Knowledge Across The Curriculum

  • The must-have guide to research upon improving vocabulary
  • Understand how vocabulary underpins the increasing demands of the new curriculum
  • Appreciate the crucial importance of vocabulary in every subject
  • Employ practical ideas to develop vocabulary in every classroom and every subject
  • Tried and tested action plans for the whole school development of vocabulary
Alex Quigley

11.10
Morning break
11.25
Ensuring Excellent Writing Across the Curriculum

This session reveals the most successful classroom strategies to develop and improve pupils' writing skills across the curriculum. Whether your pupils struggle with reviewing their work, planning what to write, or using the correct technical terms, this is your chance to gain the proven techniques to solve their problems.
Caroline Bentley-Davies

12.20
Lunch
13.05
How to be the Best English Teacher

  • What are the principles of great English teaching?
  • What is the best evidence for effective teaching and learning?
  • How do we develop, sustain, and challenge great readers and writers?
  • Take away indispensable practical strategies for successful English teaching
Alex Quigley

14.00
Opening Doors for all Learners Using Quality Texts

  • Gain a multitude of ready-to-use engagement tools which use literary heritage texts as the stimulus for outstanding literacy whilst nurturing a passion for reading and a love of language
  • The 'opening doors' process will empower teachers to use texts confidently, plan from the top, plan for mastery learning, improve pupil comprehension skills, and writing quality
  • Packed with examples of inspiring, quality texts, and the means with which pupils of all abilities can access them
  • Crossing the transition bridge: good practice tips and techniques for ensuring, monitoring, and auditing successful transitions from KS2 to KS3
Bob Cox

14.50
Afternoon break
15.00
Struggling Readers and Writers

  • Dramatically improve the outcomes of your lowest achievers
  • Plan lessons with activities proven to engage the most disaffected and unmotivated
  • Build student confidence in their literacy to ensure their access to advanced areas of their subjects
Martin Illingworth

15.45
Strategic approaches to Whole School Literacy in the Context of Ofsted, Revised GCSEs, and Progress 8

  • Understanding the nature of external accountability measures and the implications for literacy development
  • Leading change with priority, strategy, and evaluation at the core
Leah Crawford

16.25
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