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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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An overview of the materials
10 sets of 6 PLTS At-A-Glance cards
A CD-ROM full of resources
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 classroomsA brief overview of the books in this pack
Resources to help answer the above question
Introduces students to Personal, Learning and Thinking Skills and the underlying habits, using an astronomical theme.
Unit 1 On the Launch Pad
Unit 2 The Solar System Game
Unit 3 The Spaceship Challenge
Unit 4 Interstellar 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
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
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 planning and revising