Teaching for Effective Learning

Allison Pegus
the power of experience
Teaching is a strategic act of engagement. Build new or consolidate core professional knowledge and skills.
Target Audience
Classroom teachers Years K – 6, 7-12
21 reviews
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Learning Areas

Teaching Standards

General Description

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.

Audience

Classroom teachers Years K – 6, 7-12

Available Delivery Formats

This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.

Occurrences

Start Date Location Availability Price    
09/06/2017 Sydney CBD Places available $339 + GST Enrol Now
10/11/2017 Sydney CBD Cancelled $339 + GST

Sessions

Where are we now? What matters? What works?

1 hour

Interactive and fun tour of what we know about learning using participants' experiences and contexts.
Supportive Classroom Environment

1 hour

• Engagement and the Affective Domain
• Hooking the student – self
• Student needs and behaviours
• Group think and positive learning behaviours
• Task orientation

Engagement, Understanding and Memory

1 hour

• 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.

Metacognition

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

etc...

30 minutes

Encouraging Teacher Conversations
• High performing students in high performing groups
• Simple feedback & reflection practice

User Rating

4.8

Latest Reviews

Please note the feedback listed here is unfiltered, and includes all comments and ratings collected.

Teaching for Effective Learning
by Janette Leong Leong on 09/11/2016

Very engaging and helpful in thinking about learning and design of leaning and teaching activities.

Teaching for Effective Learning
09/11/2016

Very interesting and relevant.

Teaching for Effective Learning
by Sadaf Zaidi on 09/11/2016

Insightful. Learned a lot about group learning and characteristics

Teaching for Effective Learning
09/11/2016

Interesting concepts. Good strategies to use in a group.

Teaching for Effective Learning
09/11/2016

Excellent time to think conceptually about learning and design.

Teaching for Effective Learning
09/11/2016

The course content was very informative. It was presented in a fun and interactive way which made it very easy to comprehend.

Teaching for Effective Learning
09/11/2016

It was fun and interesting.

Teaching for Effective Learning
09/11/2016

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.

Teaching for Effective Learning
09/11/2016

Very engaging and appropriate/useful strategies.

Teaching for Effective Learning
30/08/2016

Great content and very well presented.

Teaching for Effective Learning
30/08/2016

Good pace, good pitch. No overuse of jargon, delivered in plain English.

Teaching for Effective Learning
30/08/2016

An interesting and interactive course.

Teaching for Effective Learning
30/08/2016

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.

Teaching for Effective Learning
30/08/2016

Very clear and interesting.

Teaching for Effective Learning
30/08/2016

Very informative. Walked away having learned something.

Teaching for Effective Learning
by Agustina Fasano on 30/08/2016

Very new and useful information. Although I’m not sure it was what I was expecting.

Teaching for Effective Learning
30/08/2016

Allowed for great self evaluation and reflection on my teaching. Great presenter.

Teaching for Effective Learning
30/08/2016

It was great to get prioritizing relationships in order to create good learning spaces. Ironically, being too task orientated can have costs to learning.

Teaching for Effective Learning
30/08/2016

Great presenter and a variety of handouts.

Teaching for Effective Learning
by Hong-Yang Lee on 30/08/2016

Very clear four-phase paradigm presented and fleshed out with practical and thought-provoking examples.


About the team


Allison Pegus

Creator

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.