Implementing quality lessons
Course code: RG00318
According to implementation expert, Sir Michael Barber, effective implementation vitalises learning: it withstands fatigue, and above all, it closes the gaps in achievement that many students face. To help you positively impact on student outcomes, this practical course focuses on implementation. By undertaking it, you’ll expand your repertoire of practical strategies and techniques that’ll help you implement quality lessons throughout your teaching career.
Completing Implementing quality lessons will contribute 10 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) Registered PD addressing from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Once you have completed the course, in line with the course conditions specified, your NESA Registered Professional Development hours will be automatically transferred to your NESA record.
You will learn to:
- scaffold learning using the Modelled, Guided and Independent Teaching model
- use differentiation to target individual student needs
- break learning into manageable parts by chunking and sequencing lesson content
- manage behaviour using pacing, timing and transitions
- find out what students know through effective questioning techniques, multi-student response systems and peer assessment
- give feedback that can be used by students to improve performance.
The following teaching practices are addressed in this course:
- using effective teaching strategies
- assessing learning and giving feedback
- planning, structuring and sequencing lessons
- evaluate teaching and learning.
Supervisors should review the supervisor notes for Implementing quality lessons. Standard descriptors addressed: 1.5.2, 2.1.2, 2.2.2, 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 3.5.2, 4.2.2, 5.1.2, 5.2.2, 5.4.2, 6.1.2, 6.2.2, 6.3.2.