Plan Teaching and Learning

Content in this category evidences my ability to cover Standard 3 - Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning. This will include the following focuses:

  1. Establish challenging learning goals
  2. Plan, structure and sequence learning programs
  3. Use teaching strategies
  4. Select and use resources
  5. Use effective classroom communication
  6. Evaluate and improve teaching programs
  7. Engage parents/ carers in the educative process
  • 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 […]

  • The Importance of Being Creative Commons

    http://portfolio.teachertechnologies.com/2012/09/26/the-importance-of-being-creative-commons/

    I’ve been working with my students at Flinders on the ICT General Capability for ICT this week.  We’ve mostly been focusing on the one organising element of “Applying social and ethical protocols and practices when using ICT“.  We’ve been trying to break down what that means, how that might add or grow the content of […]

  • 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 […]