Participants use Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) and the Quality Teaching Framework (QTF) to create a teaching strategy to address and identified learning deficit. Participants will peer review each others teaching strategies using the QTF criteria.
Science teachers 7-10
Resources, forums and peer reviews are conducted via moodle LMS.
This course contributes to 5.0 professional development hours.
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Participants must have access to their school’s VALID Science results on SMART.
Participants will analyse their analyse their school’s VALID Science results to identify strengths and weakness of the school’s candidature.
Presentation and discussion
1 hour and 30 minutes
Presentation and discussion of the QTF.
Review and feedback of two imperfect teaching strategies using the QTF criteria.
1 hour and 45 minutes
Participants use the QTF to guide the construction of an effective teaching strategy to address the learning need identified using SMART.
Teaching strategies are created on Word and uploaded to a moodle for peer review.
Moodle peer review: Participants use the criteria of the QTF to review and critique TWO teaching strategies of their peers.
Access to their school’s VALID Science results on SMART.
There are no reviews of this format at this time.
Improving outcomes through aligned teaching practice synergies.
Jim is a recipient of the NSW Professional Teaching Council’s Distinguished Service Award for leadership in delivering targeted professional learning to teachers.
Jim has written and presented for TTA, UNSW, NSWTF CPL, STANSW and DoE for such diverse topics as literacy, ICT, constructivist programming, assessment task development and assessment reform.
The range of professional learning courses presented by Jim can be found on the TTA website.
Selected NSW Department of Education and Communities appointments
2015 Analytics, Systems and Development Coordinator
2012 – 2013 School Assessment Design and Development Acting Coordinator (ESSA)
2007 – 2010 Head Teacher Science, Newtown High School of Performing Arts
2004 – 2005 Senior Assessment Officer, Computer Skills Assessment (CSA6)
2004 Test Development Officer, Secondary Numeracy Assessment Program (SNAP)
2000 – 2004 Head Teacher Science, Concord High School
1998 – 2000 Senior Assessment Officer, English Language and Literacy Assessment (ELLA)
1993 – 1997 M.Ed. (Hons) University of New England (Thesis: Literacy & learning in Science)
1979 Dip. Ed. University of Wollongong
1976 – 1978 B.Sc. University of Wollongong (Majors in Chemistry and Bioenergetics)