Know the Content

Content in this category evidences my ability to cover Standard 2 - Know the content and how to teach it. This will include my ability to:

  1. Content and teaching strategies of the teaching area
  2. Content selection and organisation
  3. Curriculum, assessment and reporting
  4. Understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians
  5. Literacy and numeracy strategies
  6. Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
  • Jolly Phonics

    http://portfolio.teachertechnologies.com/2016/03/23/jolly-phonics/

    What’s the fuss about Phonics? Phonics isn’t new it was taught for a long time  The connection between reading and writing thought to be separate skills.  There have been several different theories over the years about how best to learn to read / write.  One is synthetic phonics, like Jolly Phonics, The other is the […]

  • Using Word to Assess and Track Pupil Progress

    http://portfolio.teachertechnologies.com/2012/07/31/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 […]

  • Getting to Know TPACK

    http://portfolio.teachertechnologies.com/2012/07/31/getting-to-know-tpack/

    Last night I promised @pam_thompson that I would send her some links about TPACK.  I’d just started compiling all of them into a word document when I realised I really ought to be doing that on here so everyone can benefit! Silly me! So, if you’re curious about TPACK, are looking for some resources to share with […]

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

    http://portfolio.teachertechnologies.com/2012/07/31/teachers-dont-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

    http://portfolio.teachertechnologies.com/2012/07/31/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 […]