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Guiding Students Through the Learning Pit

A popular & effective model for enhancing dialogue, questioning, and student motivation

Workshop Description

 

James Nottingham created The Learning Pit to encourage his students to step out of their comfort zone and seek challenges that will deepen their learning. Today, the model is used around the world to enhance students’ language of learning, metacognition, resilience and curiosity. It also helps teachers identify when to move students from surface-to deep-learning, as well as providing a framework for effective questioning.

 

Learning Intentions

This workshop is suitable for teachers, leaders and support staff working with students between the ages of 3-19. The day will help participants to ...

 

•Understand how the Learning Pit can be used to encourage learners of all ages to step out of their comfort zone and take on more challenges.

 

•Discover the best strategies for guiding students into and out of the Learning Pit.

 

•Know when to support, when to challenge, when to confuse and when to engage students so that they move from surface to deep learning.

 

•Develop a common metacognitive language for planning and reflecting on the learning process.

 

•Learn how to teach students to use “Pit Tools”so that they grow their independence, resilience and self-efficacy.

 

Further Reading: The Learning Challenge by James Nottingham

 

 

Target Audience: Teachers (all grades), Instructional Coaches, Allied Educators and School Leaders

 

 

Course Registration Details

Presenter: Mr James Nottingham

Date: 10 November 2020 Tuesday

Time: 9am to 5pm

Venue: Held in Singapore (workshop venue to be advised)

Fee:

Early Bird: S$400nett per participant (till 30 April 2020)

Standard: S$500nett per participant (from 1 May 2020)

Group Discount: S$50 off per participant if 3 or more from same organisation register for same workshop
Fees are inclusive of 1 lunch and 1 coffee/tea break

Closing date: 30 September 2020

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Registration

  1. A place will be reserved for you upon receipt of your registration.

  2. Registrations should be sent at least 14 days before course date.

  3. A confirmation email will be sent to you 14 days before the course.

For Payment

  1. An e-invoice will be generated and email to you. Payments are to be made in Singapore Dollars (SGD).

  2. Payment is required to be made in full at least two weeks before the commencement of the workshop.

  3. Please make your payment either by cheque or GIRO upon receiving our invoice.

  4. All cheques should be crossed and made payable to "Illumien Asia Pte Ltd " with the invoice no. indicated on the back of the cheque.

  5. Any bank charges incurred as a result of bank/telegraphic transfers will have to be borne by the school/organization.

  6. Fees are inclusive of course materials, certificate of accomplishment, buffet lunch & 1 tea break.

Withdrawals / No-Show
For any withdrawals or cancellation, participants will be subjected to the following charges:

Notice Period & Withdrawal / Cancellation Charge

More than 14 days - 50% of course fee

Less than 14 days - 100% of course fee

Less than 3 working days or No-Show - 100% of course fee

Cancellation
Illumien Asia reserves the right to change or cancel the course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event of a cancellation, all registrants will receive full refund.

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