Enhance and invigorate your teaching practice using Pearson Lightbook in this practical and interactive workshop.

Description

By seamlessly integrating multiple traditional classroom resources with dynamic content, engaging videos and interactive learning opportunities, Pearson Lightbook helps you bring the curriculum to life in the classroom.

The Enrich Learning with Pearson Lightbook workshop is an in-depth exploration of how to fully and effectively utilise Pearson Lightbook's features for formative assessment and differentiation, and to drive student engagement and learning.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the impact of digital technologies on teaching and learning in the 21st Century, and the pedagogical underpinnings of Pearson Lightbook (Lightbook).
  • Implement recommended instructional models for using Lightbook in 1:1 classrooms. 
  • Effectively apply Lightbook’s multimedia and learning features. 
  • Understand how to effectively use Lightbook’s formative assessment and feedback features. 
  • Plan for instruction using Lightbook in the classroom.

 This workshop addresses the following AITSL Standards:

1.1 Use teaching strategies based on knowledge of students’ physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics to improve student learning.
1.5 Develop teaching activities that incorporate differentiated strategies to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities.
2.6 Use effective teaching strategies to integrate ICT into learning and teaching programs to make selected content relevant and meaningful.
3.1 Set explicit, challenging and achievable learning goals for all students.
3.2 Plan and implement well-structured learning and teaching programs or lesson sequences that engage students and promote learning.
3.3 Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem solving and critical and creative thinking.
5.1 Develop, select and use informal and formal, diagnostic, formative and summative assessment strategies to assess student learning.
5.2 Provide timely, effective and appropriate feedback to students about their achievement relative to their learning goals.
5.4 Use student assessment data to analyse and evaluate student understanding of subject/content, identifying interventions and modifying teaching practice.
6.2 Participate in learning to update knowledge and practice, targeted to professional needs and school and/or system priorities.

Victorian Educators: Aspects of this workshop address AITSL Standard 1.5, which can be applied to the professional learning requirements outlined in the VIT’s Special Needs Plan.

Prerequisites

Please bring a device on which you can access Pearson Lightbook with your login credentials.

Also bring one of your teaching programs, or at minimum several lesson plans, for one of the workshop activities.


Target Audience

This workshop is designed for educators at schools where Pearson Lightbook has been adopted.

Learn more about Pearson Lightbook