BOSTES Teacher Accreditation - Write and submit a report. At the end of each cycle of Maintenance of Accreditation at Proficient Teacher, you need to write and submit a Maintenance of Accreditation Report.
This report should demonstrate how your classroom practice has continued to reflect the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers over the period of your maintenance cycle. The report is written by you and should be completed and given to your Teacher Accreditation Authority (TAA) or your principal for verification between 3 and 6 months before the end of your maintenance period.Your TAA or principal will make their decision on the basis of your ongoing demonstration of the Standards and completion of the PD requirements, sign the report, and then provide a copy to you and to the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards (BOSTES).You should attach a copy of your PD Progress Report as evidence that the PD requirements have been met. Check that your PD has been validated. CPR & Professional Development Term 4 Week 11 2014. Bullying, Child Abuse Hasten Aging in Kids.
Children exposed to multiple instances of violence age faster on a cellular level than children without violent experiences, a new study finds.
Although childhood stress has long been linked with later disease risk and health problems, the study is the first to show accelerated biological aging in childhood as a result of stress. "Those kids are 'older' than they are supposed to be," said study leader Idan Shalev, a postdoctoral researcher at Duke University. If the cellular aging isn't reversed, Shalev told LiveScience, the children would likely be at risk for premature death. Violence and stress To gauge biological aging, Shalev and his colleagues examined a portion of DNA called telomeres. Several studies have found that adults who experienced violence as children tend to have shorter telomeres than those with peaceful childhoods. To find out which was the case, he and his colleagues began a study that looked not backward, but ahead.
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Feedback-infographic.jpg (1000×1318) Why Good Teachers Quit. Why Good Teachers Quit by Kay Bisaillon, Teacher Editor’s Note: For related reading, see also 25 Ways To Reduce Teacher Burnout & The Secrets For Teacher Survival My friend is an amazing teacher.
She is an amazing teacher who is ready to quit the job she has loved for 20 years. She was honored just a few years ago as one of the best teachers in her area. She carefully prepares her lessons with engaging learning and interactivity for her students. What’s the problem? She’s Not Given Time to Adjust to the Newest Teaching Styles She was recently admonished for asking a question to the class and calling on a single student to answer.
She was told to “not try, but do…” and I am being polite in my recount of this episode. She left that discussion with her administration feeling inadequate, deflated and disrespected. Many, Many Examples Of Essential Questions. Many, Many Examples Of Essential Questions by Terry Heick Essential questions are, ask Grant Wiggins defines, “‘essential’ in the sense of signaling genuine, important and necessarily-ongoing inquiries.”
These are grapple-worthy, substantive questions that not only require wrestling with, but are worth wrestling with–that could lead students to some critical insight in a 40/40/40-rule sense of the term. I collected the following set of questions through the course of creating units of study, most of them from the Greece Central School District in New York. In revisiting them recently, I noticed that quite a few of them were closed/yes or no questions, so I went back and revised some of them, and added a few new ones, something I’ll try to do from time to time. Or maybe I’ll make a separate page for them entirely. Decisions, Actions, and Consequences What is the relationship between decisions and consequences?
Social Justice. Alan November's Public Library. HSC 2014: Why are we still handwriting? HSC written exams challenge 'penless generation' 2UE's Garry Linnell and John Stanley discuss the challenges of handwritten HSC exams for the generation of digital natives more used to typing on devices. 13, 2014 Two or three hours of persistent hand action can be taxing on the human body, as many teenagers will know.
As this year's HSC examinations get underway, a plethora of teenagers, who have spent their entire lives surrounded by digital information, will wonder why they are still required to handwrite their HSC responses. Why do a generation of young adults who have never had to write a letter, unless it was to Santa in the North Pole many years ago, still have to handwrite the exams which may shape their future? Your opinion on whether the HSC should be typed seems to boil down to whether or not you believe handwriting is an antiquated art. If the HSC examinations are typed sometime in the future, the detrimental effects will trickle down to all the younger schooling years.