Know Students

Content in this category evidences my ability to cover Standard 1 - Know students and how they learn. This will include the following focuses:

  1. Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students
  2. Understand how students learn
  3. Students with diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds
  4. Strategies for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  5. Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities
  6. Strategies to support full participation of students with disability
  • Using Word to Assess and Track Pupil Progress

    Even if they forgot to bring it to school, have no printer/ink/credit etc. (we’ve all heard the excuses), with the internet being readily available in homes, schools and libraries there is no longer any excuse for your students not to hand their homework or coursework in on the day of a given deadline. If a […]

  • Teachers Don’t Plan Lessons, Why Should I?

    I’m writing this blog post with a certain audience in mind.   Over the past few weeks I’ve heard several things that have caught my attention. Things that I think I can help with. They are: Teachers in the field don’t plan lessons so why am I doing a lesson plan I don’t really get […]

  • The Four Part Lesson Plan

    Yesterday I started writing a blog post in response to several thoughts/questions that I’ve heard mumbled around me.  I addressed the first of these ( see below) in some detail and would like to thank all of the practising teachers out there who supported me and our profession with their responses on Twitter, Facebook and the post itself. Teachers in the […]