With the new developments across all secondary curriculum areas, there is greater emphasis on building depth of subject knowledge; stretching and challenging students of all abilities is essential to achieving this deep level of learning. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Stretch and Challenge presents innovative and exciting ideas, techniques and activities to embed stretch and challenge strategies into everyday classroom practice, regardless of subject area. Developing good stretch and challenge practices enables the cognitive process that helps learners retain new information more easily and work more productively. Looking at questioning, marking and feedback, starters, plenaries and technology-based teaching, Paul Wright explains why the strategies presented in this book are so effective. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Stretch and Challenge is the must-have guide to implementing stretch and challenge practices in the classroom with ideas designed to raise attainment for all students and keep them engaged in the classroom. Accompanying online resources are also available to download from a companion website.
If you're looking to challenge your students to think harder, then this is a must-read. It includes a plethora of ideas that can be quickly digested and implemented the very next lesson. -- Jon Tait * Deputy Headteacher and author, @TeamTait *Paul has created a treasure trove of practical and engaging ideas that will challenge all students to use their grey cells and maximise their potential. An extremely useful book for teachers to dip into to find something different or to freshen up their teaching toolkit. -- John Mitchell * author and history teacher, @Jivespin *
100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Stretch and Challenge presents exciting ideas, techniques and activities to embed stretch and challenge strategies into everyday classroom practice, regardless of subject area. Designed to help students develop a greater depth of subject knowledge and understanding, this book is a treasure trove of innovative ideas and strategies.
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