Gifted and Talented: Higher Order Questioning for Challenge

  • Gifted and Talented: Higher Order Questioning for Challenge

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HELEN GREEN

Helen Green has over fifteen years’ experience as a primary school teacher, senior leader and is now an education consultant, inspiring and supporting the development of learning, teaching and of higher ability students and the wider application of challenge across the curriculum.

About the Trainer

Helen Green has over fifteen years’ experience as a primary school teacher, senior leader and is now an education consultant, inspiring and supporting the development of learning, teaching and of higher ability students and the wider application of challenge across the curriculum. Helen now works internationally, both face to face and virtually and is an associate member and assessor for NACE (The National Association for Able Children in Education. She also offers virtual challenge sessions to Gifted students. Helen has led several courses in Dubai and is particularly focussed on current thinking about thinking!

Helen is passionate about the central importance of questioning and her workshops offer practical hands on activities to both enthuse and motivate teachers and pupils and to raise attainment for all. In the current climate, she is still determined to make her courses as interactive as possible and includes many opportunities for delegates to network virtually and practice the course ideas prior to taking them back to the classroom.

Programme Overview

 

Topic Gifted and Talented
Delivery Model A five-hour blended, programme, comprising of 3 hours of virtual F2F training followed by 2 hours of post F2F reflection, including an opportunity for an individual 30-minute virtual meeting with the provider to discuss your own school’s requirements. .
Cost
  • AED 630 per delegate including VAT
  • Discounts available for group school bookings of five or more delegates
Dates & Times *

 

Face to Face Online sessions 5 hours programme breakdown
3-hour Face to Face training using Zoom.
Training date:  Wednesday 10th February 2021
3.45pm- 6.45pm
Deadline booking date:  Wednesday 27th January 2021
Example

  • 3 hours online facilitation
  • 1.5-hour post-course application/reflection
  • 0.5-hour individual F2F session with trainer
Times are Dubai Time

Programme Details

It is more important than ever that during COVID-19 that we are challenging our students, who have had to adapt overnight to online learning and a reduction in face to face ‘real’ classroom teaching, one of the most important ways to challenge our students is with Higher Order Questioning. Asking and answering questions is a key ingredient in the learning process and in effective teaching. Including to:

  • diagnose students’ level of understanding
  • help students retain material but putting into words otherwise unarticulated thoughts
  • involve and engage students in their learning process, especially critical thinking and reflection
  • test students’ knowledge
  • dispel misconceptions
  • summarize and review key points and highlighting main themes, ideas and skills
  • stimulate creativity
  • modifying students’ perception of the subject
  • encourage students to become self-directed learners

This course addresses the importance of Higher Order Questioning, giving you tools to take back to the classroom and use immediately.

Live Sessions using ZOOM covering:
  • Key Aspects in the choice of Questioning Techniques
  • Impact of Quality Questioning on teaching and Learning
  • The importance of Higher Order Thinking
  • Consolidation and Questions

Who should attend?

Leaders responsible for more able Gifted and Talented in any key stage. Class Teachers and Teaching Assistants.

Aims of the Course:

This practical training course provides an opportunity to investigate Higher Order Questioning.
Delegates will:

  • Consider the implications for teaching, of asking the right questions
  • Engage with strategies and activities for delivering Question rich lessons.
Intended Outcomes
  • Understand the importance of asking the right questions
  • Analysing the types of questions that are the most effective for learning
  • Identify the type of learning that can result from good questioning techniques
  • Discussion and opportunities to practice different techniques of questioning
  • Activities to generate questioning
  • Examine the uniquely powerful tool of questioning and how it can equip you with skills for life
  • Identify ways to respond to student’s questions
  • Describing how to manage your students’ response to your questions
  • Analysing questioning resources available
  • Sharing Good practice

 

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Testimonials

‘A super course, with lots of ideas to take back to class’

 

‘This course had great practical ideas, thank you’

 

‘Thanks for such an informative, packed, yet relaxed course. I am very enthused to head back to my school with your ideas.’

 

‘I really liked the way we had chance to discuss and network following your input’

For more information please email us on info@infinitelearning.ae

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