Effective medium-term planning is the `holy grail' of planning. Once teachers are able to conceptualise learning over a longer period of time, they are empowered to achieve outstanding learning as part of their everyday teaching. This book explains why medium term plans are important and how to go about constructing them.
Key coverage includes:
Practical guidance to support teachers to build their own effective medium-term plans
Examples of planning in action, exploring key principles that can be applied to your own practice
Theoretical and practical justifications for the importance of medium-term planning
Exploration of the links between raising attainment and effective medium-term planning
This is essential reading for initial teacher education students on university-based and school-based courses preparing to teach in primary and secondary education, and early career teachers seeking to continue their professional learning.
Medium-term planning as the route to outstanding learning The challenges of medium-term planning Principles of medium-term planning Articulating learning Aligning the learning steps Activating the learning Assessing the learning and adapting the plan Moving on