Professional Learning

Content in this category evidences my ability to cover Standard 6 - Engage in professional learning. This will include my ability to:

  1. Identify and plan professional learning needs
  2. Engage in professional learning and improve practice
  3. Engage with colleagues and improve practice
  4. Apply professional learning and improve student learning
  • 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 […]

  • How has social media influenced your professional practice?

    http://portfolio.teachertechnologies.com/2012/09/26/how-has-social-media-influenced-your-professional-practice/

    This was the question, posed by @AITSL that I have attempted to answer on their teacher feature pages.  I thought I’d share it with you here too so that you can have a watch.  So far it’s had 701 views (!) but, strangely, no one has rated or commented!!  Please feel free to 😉  It […]

  • 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 […]