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Reach for the Stars - Student Induction Programme What the package contains. An overview of the materials. The blended package of materials consists of:. Books 10 sets of 6 PLTS At-A-Glance cards A CD-ROM full of resources. Building Learning Power by Guy Claxton

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Reach for the stars student induction programme what the package contains

Reach for the Stars - Student Induction ProgrammeWhat the package contains

An overview of the materials


The blended package of materials consists of

The blended package of materials consists of:

Books

10 sets of 6 PLTS At-A-Glance cards

A CD-ROM full of resources


A brief overview of the books in this pack

Building Learning Power by Guy Claxton

Very readable explanation of the Supple Learning Mind and the Teachers’ Palette – key models that underpin BLP

Learning to Learn – the Fourth Generation by Guy Claxton tells the story of learning to learn approaches in recent years and describes how BLP moves that story on

Whats the Point of School? is Guy Claxton’s latest book – written to provoke, it offers practical approaches to build the learning capacity of young people in classrooms

A brief overview of the books in this pack


Common features of the plts at a glance cards

Emotional climate

Learning lexicon

What QCA say

Typical behaviours

Ways of looking at assessment

Teacher talk

Learning habits

Practical ideas

Common features of the PLTS At-A-Glance Cards


Cdrom section 1 making the most of the materials

CDROM Section 1:Making the most of the materials

  • Purpose of the pack

    • To introduce students and their teachers to the learning habits that sit beneath QCA’s Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills

  • Details of what the package contains

  • Suggestion on how to put the resources together


Cdrom section 2 why build personal learning and thinking skills

CDROM Section 2:Why build Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills?

Resources to help answer the above question

  • A series of questions and underlying arguments to guide a strategic conversation on how to infuse PLTS into the curriculum – in PowerPoint format

  • A digest of Guy Claxton’s latest book ‘What’s the point of school?’

  • A seminal paper - ‘Why build learning power?’ by Professor Guy Claxton


Reach for the stars student induction programme what the package contains

CDROM Section 3:Reach for the Stars – student units

Introduces students to Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills and the underlying habits, using an astronomical theme.

Unit 1On the Launch Pad

Unit 2The Solar System Game

Unit 3The Spaceship Challenge

Unit 4Interstellar Overdrive

covering learning about learners

covering team work and self management

covering creative thinking

covering enquiry and reflection

Full trainer notes and resources for each unit. Units last approximately 75 minutes


Reach for the stars starlog and blaze

STARLOG ENTRY

TLO

Reach for the Stars – StarLog and Blaze

  • A StarLog in which students reflect on their learning and plan for growth in learning habits

  • Information about Blaze (student-friendly on-line quizzes) that let students track the development of their learning habits


Cdrom section 4 bringing staff on board

CDROM Section 4:Bringing staff on board

A series of short CPD sessions that help staff develop teaching routines which blend subject content with the development of learning habits

CPD Unit 1 Looking at Learning

CPD Unit 2 Using Teamwork in the Classroom

CPD Unit 3 Building Progression in Teamwork

CPD Unit 4 Using Questioning in the Classroom

CPD Unit 5 Building Progression in Questioning

CPD Unit 6 Planning a cross-curricular astronomical project

Full trainer notes and resources for each unit. Units last approximately 45 minutes


Cdrom section 5 classroom activities

CDROM Section 5:Classroom activities

A range of classroom based activities that continue the astronomical theme, reinforcing and extending the ideas shown in the Induction Units

Activity 1 Seek and you will find

Activity 2 Is there life on Mars?

Activity 3 Mountain Expedition

Activity 4 Mission Control Calling

Activity 5 Using the Faulkes Telescope

Full trainer notes and resources for each activity.

Activities last approximately 75 minutes

covering noticing and persevering

covering questioning skills

covering collaboration in teams

covering listening

covering planning and revising


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