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Planning a lesson. The Future Of Work Will Demand These 8 New Skills. Seeing Learning Through the Eyes of the Students w/John Hattie. Podcast Special: Dylan Wiliam On Effective Questioning In The Classroom by Teacher Magazine (ACER) UDL: The UDL Guidelines. 8 Quick Formative Assessment Strategies to Check for Understanding. Using formative assessments designed to check for understanding and provide students with feedback and support is one of the most effective ways to improve and enhance student learning.

8 Quick Formative Assessment Strategies to Check for Understanding

Yet because of the need to cover large amounts of information and develop many skills, teachers may not take time checking to make sure students understand a concept or can effectively apply a skill, and, if they don’t, figuring out ways to improve their learning. Thankfully, there are practical, proven formative assessment techniques that teachers can use as a quick “pulse check” to gauge students’ understanding.

The eight techniques here can be applied across grades and subject areas in virtual, hybrid, and in-person learning environments. Evidence and research. Parent information. Web Resources for Learning - Thinking Routines. PZ Thinking Routines from Sue Borchardt on Vimeo.

Web Resources for Learning - Thinking Routines

This section of the Web site provides ideas for using technology to support and enhance the Making Thinking Visible thinking routines. - Login. Differentiation Central. Videos An Introduction to DI Common Misconceptions About DI.

Differentiation Central

Youtube. Using Education Data: What Works, What Doesn't. Why Students Should Write in All Subjects. For Kyle Pahigian, a 10th-grade math teacher at University Park Campus School in Massachusetts, a lesson on congruent triangles doesn’t start with calculators and protractors.

Why Students Should Write in All Subjects

Instead, she hands her students a treasure map and asks them to write detailed directions—using landmarks as a guide—to the buried treasure. “I won’t tell the kids right away, ‘Today we’re going to learn about triangle congruence theorems,’” said Pahigian. “I want them to instead view it as them experimenting with something and doing something that they feel like they’re really good at.” Students often feel intimidated by math, and transforming the activity into a writing exercise eases some of the anxiety of introducing difficult concepts, she said. In Pahigian’s math class, writing is regularly used as a learning strategy, one that gives her a window into her students’ thinking.

Twitter 101 for Teachers - The Basics on Getting Started. Posted by Erin Whalen Are you an educator who strives to be better each day?

Twitter 101 for Teachers - The Basics on Getting Started

The type of teacher who is always seeking new ideas? Maybe you’re the only teacher in your school for your grade level or content area and need colleagues beyond those four walls? Enter Twitter. ACU - Interim Individual Report for SELT - EDFX343 ED.ST&PE 3: LEARN'NG ENVIRON - Semester 2, 2020 Melbourne (202060_7132) Carolyn Walsh. Latest resources and recommendations from Kath Murdoch. The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2020. Calling 2020 a turbulent year would be an understatement.

The 10 Most Significant Education Studies of 2020

As the pandemic disrupted life across the entire globe, teachers scrambled to transform their physical classrooms into virtual—or even hybrid—ones, and researchers slowly began to collect insights into what works, and what doesn’t, in online learning environments around the world. Primary Matters, issue 23: The review of the Australian Curriculum and Digital Technologies in focus (DTiF) The Digital Technologies Hub The Digital Technologies Hub is a fantastic resource to help teachers, students and families engage with, and learning more about, digital technologies.

Primary Matters, issue 23: The review of the Australian Curriculum and Digital Technologies in focus (DTiF)

Access the Digital Technologies Hub for more information. The Australian Computing Academy The Australian Computing Academy (ACA) has many teacher resources available, including webinar recordings, teaching materials and assessment ideas. Visit the academy’s website to access the resources. Digital Technologies National Lending Library Did you know you can request to borrow for free a range of Digital Technologies equipment with lesson plans to help you implement the Digital Technologies Australian Curriculum? Professional learning. Primary Matters, issue 23: The review of the Australian Curriculum and Digital Technologies in focus (DTiF) Primary Matters, issue 23: The review of the Australian Curriculum and Digital Technologies in focus (DTiF)

Curriculum review. Review of the Australian Curriculum On 12 June 2020, education ministers agreed that it was timely to review the Foundation – Year 10 Australian Curriculum, which has been in place since 2015.

Curriculum review

In preparation for the review, ACARA consulted widely with key education stakeholders and groups to define the approach and scope of the review. This work informed the review's Terms of reference (PDF 94 kb). Our program of research has benchmarked the Australian Curriculum against the curricula of Singapore, Finland, British Columbia and New Zealand, and we sought feedback from state and territory jurisdictions through our annual monitoring process. 6 Exercises to Get to Know Your Students Better—and Increase Their Engagement.

Latest newsletter: musings and resources from Kath Murdoch. The sun is shining on a glorious day here in Melbourne.

Latest newsletter: musings and resources from Kath Murdoch

I hope that, wherever you are in the world, you are managing to find some sun – be it real or metaphorical. Even amidst the most challenging of times, our capacity to mine for gold remains one of the most extraordinary characteristics of the human spirit. Pdf attachment 557155. Kath murdoch inquiry cycle compared to 5 e edu. Design a Choose Your Own Adventure Learning Experience. It’s only two months into the school year, and teachers are exhausted.

Design a Choose Your Own Adventure Learning Experience

This year has made everyone, regardless of their years of experience, feel like a brand new teacher. Teachers are designing learning experiences for a range of learning landscapes. Clarity: a professional learning resource. The modules in this professional learning resource examine ideas relevant to the work of learning specialists. They guide participants in reflection and action, prompted by video from Dr Lyn Sharratt's presentations in 2019 and her 'Clarity' book.

The modules are sequenced, but can be accessed in any order after completing module 1. Text required for all modules: Sharratt, L. Teaching materials and methods. Literacy Teaching Toolkit. Callow, J. (2013). The Shape of Text to Come: How Image and Text Work. Primary English Teaching Association (Australia) (PETAA). Christie, F., & Martin, J. R. (Eds.). (2007). Christie, F. & Derewianka, B. (2008). Cox, R. (2015).

Cummins, J. (1998). QCAA OER Database. Lee says… Youtube. Curriculum connections. Latest news and resource recommendations from Kath Murdoch. Learning Skills – MISA London. Chapters International. What will you keep from your blended learning experience? 09 June 2020. Ver Concept Based Inquiry with Kath Murdoch and Tania Lattanzio en línea. 20191211 Alice Springs (Mparntwe) Education Declaration ACCESSIBLE. Victorian Curriculum Planning.