A set of bilingual (Gaeilge agus Béarla) posters to display when discussing the learning objectives and the success criteria attached to those objectives, to further develop the students’ understanding of their learning.
W.A.L.T. / T.A.F.F.
- Research shows that students are more motivated if they understand the learning intention of the task.
- The main benefit for students is that by focusing on the learning intention, they begin to fully understand what they are learning rather than doing.
W.I.L.F. / T.A.L.
- By explicitly stating what we are looking for, we enable students to have a clear understanding about how their work will be judged and what the teacher wants to see in the finished task.
- It enables us as teachers to help explain to the students why they are learning something so that they can see how their work fits into the ‘bigger picture’.