Course curriculum

  • 2
    Subject Knowledge
    • Introduction - Subject Knowledge
    • The Stages of Competence Model
    • The RAS - Reticular Activating System
    • Neural Pathways: Developing and Automating Skills FREE PREVIEW
    • British Cycling Success - It Takes Time and Attention to Detail to get the Results you Dream Of
    • Motivation - You are in SALES!
    • Barriers to Change
    • The Sensory System
    • The Tactile System
    • Proprioception
    • The Vestibular System
    • Why do children reverse letters and digits and struggle to use lines on paper?
    • Visual Perception Development & Hand-Eye Coordination
    • Gross Motor Skills
    • Fine Motor Skills
    • Posture
    • Crossing the midline and stages of development
    • Working Memory
    • Focus and Concentration
    • Executive Function
    • Enhancing and Practicing Executive Function Skills with Children from Infancy to Adolescence (Harvard University)
    • Handwriting Terminolgy
    • What to Teach from Reception - The Great Debate!
    • Summary
  • 3
    Recommended Reading/Listening/Watching
    • ATOMIC HABITS - James Clear
    • THE CHIMP PARADOX - Professor Steve Peters
    • MY HIDDEN CHIMP - Prof Steve Peters
    • DEEP WORK (Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World) - Cal Newport
    • EXACTLY WHAT TO SAY - Phil M Jones
    • HOW TO WIN FRIENDS AND INFLUENCE PEOPLE - Dale Carnegie
    • BOYS DON'T TRY? - Matt Pinkett & Mark Roberts
    • SIR KEN ROBINSON - Talks
    • Ofsted - Early Years Curriculum Report BOLD BEGINNINGS 2017
  • 4
    Systems and Routines
    • Introduction
    • Delegate
    • Weekly Review and Planning
    • Assessing Individuals and setting targets
    • Example: Individual Targets for Year 5 Class
    • Daily Practice
    • Observing
    • Live Feedback
    • Pupil self assessment and peer assessment
    • Marking
  • 5
    Teaching Handwriting
    • Introduction
    • Handwriting in The National Curriculum
    • Your Handwriting
    • PENCIL/ PEN HOLD
    • Lighting & Paper Position
    • Schemes
    • Motivation - Role Models
    • Giving Instructions and modelling
  • 6
    Better Handwritten Teaching Sequence
    • Better Handwritten Teaching Sequence Introduction
    • Using lines - Teacher Guidance
    • Practice for Pupils
  • 7
    NO LEAD-INS : Using the lines
    • Using the lines (introduction)
    • Dots bumping the bottom line
    • Dots halfway between the lines
    • Dots 'nearly, but not quite, reaching the line above'
    • Zigzags
    • Curves
    • Margins and end of line space
    • Using the top line
  • 8
    NO LEAD-INS: c-based and anticlockwise letters- c, a, d, g, o, q, s, e, f
  • 9
    NO LEAD-INS : small letters with curves - i, u, n, m, r, (c, a, o, s, e)
    • i
    • u
    • n
    • m
    • r
    • c (repeat)
    • a (repeat)
    • o (repeat)
    • s (repeat)
    • e (repeat)
  • 10
    NO LEAD-INS : sharp small letters - v, w, x, z
    • v
    • w
    • x
    • z
  • 11
    NO LEAD-INS : tall letters - b, h, k, l, t (d, f)
    • b
    • h
    • k
    • l
    • t
    • d (repeat)
    • f (repeat)
  • 12
    NO LEAD-INS : divers- j, p, y (g, q, f)
    • j
    • p
    • y
    • g (repeat)
    • q (repeat)
    • f (repeat)
  • 13
    NO LEAD-INS : 2 letter graphemes - ck, ch, sh, ai, ar, oa, oo, oi, ou, or, ie, ue, ng, th, ee, er, qu
    • ck
    • ch
    • ch
    • sh
    • ai
    • ar
    • oa
    • oo
    • oi
    • ou
    • or
    • ng
    • ie
    • th
    • ue
    • ee
    • er
    • qu
    • ch
  • 14
    PRECURSIVE - Using the lines
    • PRECURSIVE Using the lines (introduction)
    • Dots bumping the bottom line
    • Dots halfway between the lines
    • Dots 'nearly, but not quite, reaching the line above'
    • Zigzags
    • Curves
    • Margins and end of line space
    • Top Lines
  • 15
    PRECURSIVE: c-based and anticlockwise letters- c, a, d, g, o, q, s, e, f
  • 16
    PRECURSIVE: small letters with curves - i, u, n, m, r, (c, a, o, s, e, f)
    • i
    • u
    • n
    • m
    • r
    • c (repeat)
    • a (repeat)
    • o (repeat)
    • s (repeat)
    • e (repeat)
    • f (repeat)
  • 17
    PRECURSIVE: sharp small letters - v, w, x, z
    • v
    • w
    • x
    • z
    • z (alternatives)
  • 18
    PRECURSIVE: tall letters - b, h, k, l, t (d)
    • b
    • h
    • l
    • t
    • t
    • d (repeat)
  • 19
    PRECURSIVE: divers - j, y, p (g, q, f)
    • j
    • y
    • p
    • g (repeat)
    • q (repeat)
    • f (repeat)
  • 20
    PRECURSIVE: 2 letter graphemes - ck, ch, sh, ai, ar, oa, oo, oi, ou, or, ie, ue, ng, th, ee, er, qu
    • ck
    • ch
    • sh
    • ai
    • ar
    • oa
    • oo
    • oi
    • ou
    • or
    • ie
    • ue
    • ng
    • th
    • ee
    • er
    • qu
  • 21
    CAPITAL LETTERS
    • D, P, R, B - Demo Video
    • I, F, L, E, H, K - Demo Video
    • C, O, Q, G, S - Demo Video
    • A, J, T, I - Demo Video
    • U, X, Y - Demo Video
  • 22
    Handwriting in Maths
    • Digits: 1, 4, 5
    • Digits: 7, 2, 3
    • Digits: 6, 9, 0, 8