This course explores practical and quick-to-implement strategies for establishing a culture of professional reflection that helps teachers meet the Aitsl standards. Led by one of Australia’s leading teacher coaches, it provides techniques and frameworks for ensuring professional learning in your school is both supportive and focused on sustained improvement. It features:
• Easy-to understand summaries of what features of AITSL such as the classroom practice continuum means for your everyday teaching
• Data tools and apps for collecting evidence that have been successfully road-tested in schools. Models of how to present this evidence for certification.
• Classroom observation practices that foster collaborative discussions and video of actual coaching conversations
• Techniques designed specifically for classroom teachers to help them manage this process during a busy teaching schedule. Strategies for teacher-leaders on how to respond to the challenges that might emerge from within their team when implementing the standards
• Practical, data-driven ways for identifying and reaching goals and targets that will have the biggest impact on students performance given the time and workload pressures that teachers face in the everyday classroom
Teachers who are looking to understand what the AITSL standards might mean for their professional learning and everyday teaching.
Also Teacher-Leaders looking to establish or refine a classroom coaching and observation program as part of a professional learning program that addresses the Aitsl standards.
This course contributes to 6.0 professional development hours.
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Explore what the AITSL standards mean for the everyday classroom. Participants will discuss instructional practice, investigate practical teaching strategies and how these might sit within Aitsl classroom practice continuum. This material will be investigated through engaging, hands on activities with an emphasis on responding to participant particular school context.
This session will explore the classroom observation process and discuss a myriad of data tools, apps and other techniques for eliciting and recording evidence to help teachers respond to the Aitsl standards. Teachers will get to explore and modify these models as well as getting a chance to trial them during the session.
Participants will explore how to use an evidence based approach to observation as a way to foster collaborative conversation and other forms of coaching. This will be delivered through video of actual coaching conversation as well by investing model materials for ensuring this is a protected and effective professional learning experience for those being coached.
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As a new teacher I feel I have come away with tangible ways to refine my practice as well as using coaching and questioning strategies to improve my student engagement.
A very engaging and practical presentation with relevant information.
I don’t want to be attributive! Just kidding! You just provided so many teaching strategies as well as coaching strategies that were so practical. You’ve given me a lot to think about and a lot to implement!
Very useful information that I will definitely be using. It was highly engaging and I feel much more confident in my teaching.
Engaging and very useful.
A useful and enjoyable day. Plenty of valuable material to reflect on and use in the days/months ahead.
Practical and knowledgeable insights into coaching.
Presenter is obviously a dedicated teacher who is generous with sharing strategies and tools. It has given me several tools to share with to measure their goals. It has also given me some very good ways to aim to improve my mentoring of staff.
This course has been great and I appreciate Allen’s knowledge and real school examples to illustrate the practical examples he uses.
Information was fantastic. Delivered very well. Resources/data were very useful.
Informative, engaging, fun and very practical and ready to use tomorrow.
Information was relevant, course notes practical, discussion was interesting. I walked away with a clearer focus and way to move forward.
I know that is attributive.
The course gave a practical approach to implementing coaching to my school context.
Practical, thought provoking and real.
Practical strategies, approachable, helpful. So very helpful and useful to have resources provided and/or clear direction in where to find them.
Helpful, clear and data tools are useful.
Very useful input, plenty of practical and achievable outcomes to take away from this. Interactive and interesting for the full duration.
Well presented and excellent material. Engaging and relevant content with a practical approach to implementation. Time was given to discuss ideas and talk about strategies. Would love to access the Data Tool App!
Excellent information, examples, great speaker and easy to understand.
Glen Pearsall was a Leading Teacher at Eltham High School and a Board member of the Curriculum Assessment Authority. Glen is the co-author of Literature for Life and Work Right and the author of Classroom Dynamics and the best-selling And Gladly Teach. He works throughout Australia as an educational consultant, specialising in engagement, assessment and workload reduction strategies for teachers. He has a particular interest in the work of graduate and pre-service teachers and has worked as a seminar leader and research fellow at the Centre for Youth Research. Glen’s ebook The Top Ten Strategic Questions for Teachers has just been translated into Khmer for Cambodian teachers.
His latest book The Literature Toolbox features over fifty strategies for exploring text.