Teacher Professional Development
Off Country follows the lives of seven Indigenous students as they leave home to spend a year boarding at one of the oldest and most elite boarding schools in the country, Geelong Grammar. From inside the boarding house, on the sports field and in the classroom we follow the 2020 school year as the boarding school is thrown into chaos as they tackle the pandemic. Wrestling with their conflicting identities as students move between boarding life and home life, Off Country creates a historic record of one of Australia’s key Indigenous education pathways and a complex portrait of what it is to be an Indigenous child in Australia today Show Less
Educator Marissa Aroy talks about why educators should increase a student's autonomy and how to facilitate it in online learning environments.
Educator Kwame Daniels talks about how problem based learning approaches can positively affect educational outcomes. He shares practical ways to design problem based learning tasks for online learning.
Educator Kwame Daniels talks about how and why online discussions should be used in K-12 learning. He talks about effective discussions are, and learn tips and tricks on how to successfully facilitate these with their students.
Educator Kwame Daniels talks about how and why educators can promote student to student interactions in online classes.
Educator Tara Walsh talks about how to create instructional videos by applying the principles of cognitive load theory of multimedia to reduce cognitive load and to aid retention and learning. - Technology as a Tool
Educator Kwame Daniels talks about how to create presentations using the principles of cognitive load theory of multimedia to reduce cognitive load and aid retention and learning.
Educator Kwame Daniels talks about whether the Universal Design for Learning (UDL), is an effective framework when learning goes online. He also offers practical applications of UDL for online learning environments. -Designing Online Experiences
Learn how to create online learning experiences to motivate and engage learners by understanding what it is that motivates them, and how educators can use this to enhance teaching and learning in online learning environments. Presented by educator and Emmy Award winner Marissa Aroy. Show Less
Spontaneous discussions are great for examining historical decisions or ethical debates, not so much for controversial issues, which can often involve people's identities, backgrounds or politics. Discussing contentious subjects requires careful student preparation and the use of effective teaching strategies, which can help you maintain control in the classroom. Show Less