Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction: A practical workshop putting theory into practice

The 10 principles applied to your classroom

Steve Garnett

Steve Garnett has been a teacher for 24 years. He has delivered INSETs to over 7,000 teachers over the past 10 years in the UK, Ireland and across Europe, the Middle East and the Far East. Teachers who have attended Steve's courses have regularly described them as 'inspirational'. trainer profile

About this course

  • Did you know that Barak Roseshine’s Principles of Instruction has been described as ‘the best, most clear and comprehensive guide to evidence-informed practice?’
  • Would you like to attend a course that demonstrates what these 10 Principles would look like in a ‘real’ classroom?
  • Would you like to attend a course delivered by one of the UK’s most experienced and trusted CPD providers?

Many teachers are becoming increasingly familiar with Barak Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction but as ever need time and space to think about how to adopt the ideas for their classrooms.

By attending this course, you will receive completely clear, down to earth guidance on what you should be doing to turn this theory into practice. You will be given all the templates and worked examples you need to get started on applying the principles to your classroom literally the next day.

Rosenshine arrived at these principles partly by observing Master teachers, so by attending this course, you can start to apply these principals and grow your own teaching skills too.

Full Course Content

Course Outcomes:

  • Have a deep understanding of the 10 Principles of Instruction
  • Deliver outstanding teaching and learning processes based on the 10 Principles
  • Apply the principles to your own teaching context as a tool to support improved pupil and professional outcomes

Course Outline:

Session 1: A Deep Understanding of the 10 Principles

Reviewing learning and the most effective ways to do it

Overcoming limits to working memory when learning ‘new’ material

Exploring the importance of ‘small steps’

Session 2: Checking learning

The right questions to ask, the right place to ask them and the right amount of time to do them

The importance of mental models and what they really look like

The role of guided practice; the dos and don’ts

The main approaches to scaffolding – when and where to use them

The shift to true independence – not just the buzz word

Practice - the new ‘P’ word!

Putting it all together, so it becomes embedded