Isabella is co-author of the best-selling teaching guides, Pimp Your Lesson!: Prepare, Innovate, Motivate and Perfect”, and “Talk-Less Teaching: Practice, Participation and Progress”. She is an award-winning teacher and AST, consultant and contributor for the Oxford Dictionary of Education and she presents nationally and internationally on outstanding learning and teaching.
Overview Effective pre-assessment to establish starting points from which progress can be measured Precision planning in order to ensure that learners make progress. Identifying and closing “gaps”. Ensuring that even the highest attainers are appropriately challenged, despite having a very different starting point to their classmates. Eliminating “passengers” in the classroom. Skilfully monitoring pupils’ understanding […]
Overview Improve progress and performance – yes, in tests too – by using Talk-Less Teaching™ techniques which allow learning to go far deeper than it does when it is mostly administered aurally! This day provides a bank of exciting, engaging, practical ways to allow learners to access and understand complex topics and skills without relentlessly […]
Overview A comprehensive guide to ensuring that every pupil in every lesson is supported and challenged to their full potential. The day will help class teachers, to put inclusion at the heart of every lesson without sacrificing any of the academic rigour. Supporting pupils with poor language skills Differentiation through collaborative work and peer support […]