Halsnead Non-Core Teaching Approach
The Halsnead teaching approach is a structure that supports the retention and application of knowledge and vocabulary. It can be remembered through the acronym SMARTER.
It is based on the principles of metacognition and encourages children to plan, monitor and evaluate their own learning.
The SMARTER lesson approach
Start with retention
Ask a big question
Read the objective
Today’s knowledge and vocabulary
Engage in learning
Retention and application tasks