Identifying successful Pedagogical Approaches for Teaching Students with SEND.
Why introduce a lesson study focusing on pedagogical approach to teaching and learning across the school at MHS?
Students and Teachers
- To develop and share knowledge and understanding of different strategies to improve classroom practice.
- To further develop skills and knowledge on how students learn.
- To promote research in cognitive science.
- Research on the classroom practice of the master teachers
- To develop strategies of how can learning facts make thinking more enjoyable—and more effective?
- Research on cognitive support to help students learn complex tasks.
What are you going to do – what teaching approaches are you going to use?
- Developing a research group to look for outstanding practice in teaching and learning.
- Promoting ‘open door policy’ for sharing good practise
- Peer coaching by and for teachers
- Implementing staff library to promote research.
- Whole staff training
- Staff to receive CPD trainings on chosen aspect of pedagogical approaches.
- Working in partnership with other stakeholders.
- Evidence based practice, implementation process through research lesson study group and CPD.
- All staff to receive training on principles of instruction of master teaching.
- Inter school collaboration as a part of peer support network
- Training programme for specific staff on good and outstanding teaching practice.
- Whole school staff training on aspects of pedagogical approach to teaching
- Head of Department acts as coach to teachers who require support.
- Focus group to coach teachers/support staff/ intervention staff throughout the lifespan of the project
- Educational materials
- Research for development of pedagogical approach
Monitoring and Evaluations
- Staff to record good practice of the teaching practice which will then be shared between the foci group
- The foci group will analyse observations of observed lesson and the impact it had on the students’ progress
- On–going monitoring of quality first teaching provided by SLT
- Increased teachers confidence and knowledge re pedagogical approach to teaching
- Increased access to broadening texts and greater time spent research by teachers
- Implanted staff library that gives staff access to wide research.
- Teachers are equipped with the skills to teach confidently to different age groups and are able to assess effectively.
- Share good practice of teaching across the school to enable the students to succeed at improving their progress
- Improved teachers’ confidence and self- efficacy when delivering a lesson.