Sabreena Taylor



Member since
13/02/2014

Sabreena Taylor

Sabreena has been a successful consultant with TTA since 2008. Her current roles include providing tailored professional learning and consultancy services in Instructional Practices Inventories (IPI – student cognitive engagement and higher order thinking), strategic planning, school evaluation, change management, classroom practice, ICT and History. In 2015 Sabreena traveled to the United States to train with IPI developer, Professor Emeritus Dr Jerry Valentine of the University of Missouri, and is now the only certified teacher trainer for IPIs in the Asia-Pacific region.

Sabreena is the Professional Learning Consultant- History/Civics and Citizenship as part of the quality assurance team at TTA. Sabreena has presented at both State and National conferences on topics such as user engagement in workplace online learning, augmented reality and using data in schools including Instructional Practices Inventories.

Sabreena’s career in education has been varied, contributing at local, regional and State levels. In her 32 years in education Sabreena has been a head of History, regional Quality Teaching Consultant and Professional Learning and Leadership Coordinator with the Education Department of New South Wales.

Sabreena’s work has included developing online learning, the implementation of the Australian Curriculum and designing and delivering a wide range of courses registered with the NSW Institute of Teachers. Her most recent role was as School Planning and Performance Advisor in the Learning, High Performance and Accountability directorate developing online solutions for effective school planning, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

Sabreena has been able to feed her passion for all things History through forming networks of History teachers, Ancient History HSC marking, developing ICT History resources and, of course, travel. Sabreena has also been Head judge during the standards setting process for the Ancient History HSC.

A practical workshop for whole school groups looking to maximise student learning outcomes through explicit teaching and learning design and orchestration.
Target Audience
Teachers and curriculum and pedagogical leaders in schools K-12.
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Give your students a head start on the AH Core: resources and teaching strategies on the Roman way from the comfort of home.
Target Audience
Teachers of Ancient History
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Collaborative study of school IPI cognitive engagement data leads to increased class time in higher order thinking and decreased low order thinking and disengagement.
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A small school team of 3-8 teachers who will learn to collect valid data and lead their staff in analysing the data and planning the next steps in whole school learning
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Add challenge and intrigue to lessons while teaching 21st C and higher order thinking skills such as problem solving, creativity and critical thinking.
Target Audience
Teachers K-10
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Teachers of History - add fun and C21st skills to lessons: free, safe Web 2 tools, Google Earth, Augmented Reality and photo essays.
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History teachers K-10 wanting to up skill their use of technology in the classroom making lessons more connected, meaningful, exciting.
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Explore strategies to increase critical thinking, problem solving and creativity in your classroom; learn simple ways to lift your favourite lessons to a new level
Target Audience
Classroom teachers, primary and secondary
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Resurrect Pompeii and Herculaneum for students through choosing and evaluating the best evidence – from home! Gain access to multiple sources and teaching strategies.
Target Audience
For Ancient History teachers of any level of experience.
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Time poor teachers can learn simple ways to scaffold higher order thinking from home and receive a large kit of 'use tomorrow' tools OR work together at your school.
Target Audience
Teachers wanting to increase higher order thinking activities in their classroom
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Teachers K-10: here's a simple way to add excitement to lessons - manageable ICT with a good balance of lower and higher order thinking, and authentic assessment.
Target Audience
Teachers K-10
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The most effective classroom activities are student collaboration & discussion of their learning. This courses introduces a practical toolkit of higher order strategies
Target Audience
All classroom teachers
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Individualised consultancy work with a TTA Professional Education Presenter- Sabreena Taylor
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See how easy it can be to differentiate learning with a toolkit of 25 ideas. Use the tools with colleagues to differentiate a program and lessons - a hands on workshop.
Target Audience
All teachers
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Differentiation is such a misused word in education and seems too hard. Well, it's not! Learn simple strategies to make differentiation a daily habit.
Target Audience
All teachers
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In just 3 hours teachers will use a wide range of resources to confidently scaffold higher order thinking in their classrooms.
Target Audience
All teachers
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Experiment with some simple ideas to take a good but low order lesson to the next level by "HOTting" it up with higher order thinking strategies.
Target Audience
Teachers
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Student collaboration is a key C21st skill and very effective way to learn but needs good planning and scaffolding. Here is the toolkit for great collaborative lessons.
Target Audience
Teachers
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Student learning conversations is THE most effective teaching strategy yet only used 1-5% of class time. Learn how to scaffold and assess high order student discussions
Target Audience
Teachers
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Historical Inquiry brings alive the NSW K-6 History syllabus with students becoming genuine historians. Confidently teach the skills, concepts, sources and content.
Target Audience
Primary teachers in general but specially those with limited experience with research and historical inquiry.
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