A dynamic, hands-on workshop to invigorate your teaching practice.

Description

A dynamic workshop for Primary educators to invigorate and enhance your teaching practice.

Learn how to engage students and how to develop 21st century learners who are critical and creative thinkers and can communicate and collaborate effectively.

Explore the importance of student engagement, and discover how to foster a growth mindset in your students.

Learn a range of teaching strategies and activities that can be applied across curriculum areas, as well as the essential elements for creating your own.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify the research that underpins High Impact Teaching Strategies and explain how these strategies can enhance student engagement and improve learning.
  • Embed the General Capabilities of ethical behaviour, critical and creative thinking, and personal and social capabilities in classroom practice using High Impact Teaching Strategies.
  • Apply a range of High Impact Teaching Strategies across the curriculum and multiple year levels.

Completing the High Impact Teaching Strategies for Primary Educators workshop will contribute 5 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW. This course is also accredited by TQI for ACT-based teachers. Accreditation is processed after completion of the workshop and only on request.

 

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.

This workshop addresses the following AITSL Standards:

  • 1.2 Expand understanding of how students learn using research and workplace knowledge
  • 1.5 Differentiate teaching to meet the specific needs of students across the full range of abilities
  • 3.3 Use teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem solving and critical and creative thinking
  • 3.5 Use effective classroom communication strategies to support student understanding, participation, engagement and achievement
  • 5.2 Provide timely, effective and appropriate feedback to students on their learning
  • 6.2 Engage in professional learning and improve practice

This workshop is based on the research and teaching practices included in HITS and HOTS: Teaching + Thinking + Social Skills by Toni Noble and Helen McGrath.

Image by Alice McBroom, Pearson Education Pty Ltd.

Please note: Workshops will not be confirmed to proceed until we reach minimum numbers, so please check with us before you make any travel or accommodation bookings. 

 

Target Audience

Primary educators