The stretch and challenge classroom is about creating an ethos of ambition, aspiration and passion for learning NOT creating lots of resources and simply giving students more work. The following strategies (link for original source) are about empowering students and fostering curiosity without huge amounts of preparation and added work.
Differentiation is about making sure that all students are appropriately challenged. Content that is too had and students will not get the satisfaction of solving a problem and tune out. Too easy, and students will get bored, often leading to poor behaviour.
We all appreciate the power of effective differentiation so here are the number one quick ideas from a group of Heads of Departments to ensure the varied needs of learners are met within subject specific areas. MUSIC With such a variety of ability when setting a task provide different levels of mastery. Can I play … Continue reading ‘Go To’ differentiation strategies