This course bring together the social-emotional and intellectual factors all teachers manage in orchestrating learning in their classrooms in a holistic way. It is full of significant contemporary research and practice and enduring principles of effective learning that transfer directly into classrooms and build teacher professional judgement.
Classroom teachers Years K – 6, 7-12
This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.
|09/06/2017||Sydney CBD||Places available||$339 + GST||Enrol Now|
|10/11/2017||Sydney CBD||Cancelled||$339 + GST|
• Engagement and the Affective Domain
• Hooking the student – self
• Student needs and behaviours
• Group think and positive learning behaviours
• Task orientation
• Using the brain’s instinct for pattern, mystery and challenge
• Empowering mind sets for teachers and students
• Skill and subject based pedagogy – explicit teaching
All sessions model and engage teachers in structures and groups that are applicable to their classroom practice in content and process.
1 hour and 30 minutes
• Questioning techniques
• Scaffolding higher order thinking
• Keeping it significant and making it fun too
• Implementation: I do, we do, you do
Encouraging Teacher Conversations
• High performing students in high performing groups
• Simple feedback & reflection practice
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Very engaging and helpful in thinking about learning and design of leaning and teaching activities.
Very interesting and relevant.
Insightful. Learned a lot about group learning and characteristics
Interesting concepts. Good strategies to use in a group.
Excellent time to think conceptually about learning and design.
The course content was very informative. It was presented in a fun and interactive way which made it very easy to comprehend.
It was fun and interesting.
The really useful element was to realise that my students are different and I need to consider their needs and learning influences. Really practical, demonstrations were excellent.
Very engaging and appropriate/useful strategies.
Great content and very well presented.
Good pace, good pitch. No overuse of jargon, delivered in plain English.
An interesting and interactive course.
Presentation was excellent. Content was not what I expected from description of website. Could see how what was taught could be implemented in the classroom.
Very clear and interesting.
Very informative. Walked away having learned something.
Very new and useful information. Although I’m not sure it was what I was expecting.
Allowed for great self evaluation and reflection on my teaching. Great presenter.
It was great to get prioritizing relationships in order to create good learning spaces. Ironically, being too task orientated can have costs to learning.
Great presenter and a variety of handouts.
Very clear four-phase paradigm presented and fleshed out with practical and thought-provoking examples.
Allison is TTA’s Professional Learning Manager for Onsite Services.
She works as a full time Learning Professional in education and training in Australia and internationally.
Allison designs and conducts school workshops in Student Engagement, Teacher Judgement and Building Collaborative Expertise in Schools.
Or have Allison work with you to create a consultancy especially for your school goal, staff.
As first and foremost an expert teacher and facilitator Allison has maintained her focus on teaching and learning, curriculum design and delivery and teacher quality from multiple perspectives.
Allison’s work with schools is informed also from her leadership and management background:
• Principal of Australian independent primary schools
• Consultant with the Association of Independent Schools NSW,
• Director of Tournament of Minds NSW,
• State President and Chair of Professional Development with the Independent Heads Associations NSW & Tas
• National Executive Member of Australian Primary Principals Association of Australia, APPA, for 6 years.
• School Evaluation Team Leader and Workshop leader for the International Baccalaureate in the Asia-Pacific region.
Allison has a B.Ed. and M.Ed. in Language and Learning and she is a Certified Professional Coach and MBTI Practitioner.
She founded, Learning Professional Consulting in 2012.