Date
21 April 2019

Introduce new teaching and learning approaches prior to moving

Suggestion for implementing the strategy ‘Involving students in planning and preparing for the transition to an FLS’

Transfer familiar systems

Transfer familiar systems

Before we came into the ILE, we looked around for management systems and programmes that we could use in this environment that would help with the transition.

One that we found was called “The Daily Five” and that really helped with the transition because we had something that was familiar to the children coming in. They knew exactly how to do it and it just worked really beautifully coming in here as well.

Gabrielle Nuthall, Halswell School

Build learner agency

Build learner agency

Set up systems that support students to manage their own learning before moving. Provide visual supports and structured choices for students needing support.

Flexible timetabling at secondary school

Flexible timetabling at secondary school

Students are given agency through a flexible learning system. They can add more time into the subject areas they need support with.

Scaffold students to manage learning

Scaffold students to manage learning

Daniel and his teacher talk about how using a “must-do/can-do” list and an iPad enables him to have ownership and control over his learning.

Next steps

More suggestions for implementing the strategy “Involve students”:

Return to the guide “Planning innovative learning environments (ILEs)”

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