3.5 Use effective classroom communication

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Using technology for engagement and accountability

Situation In my subject area, there are often a lot of early concepts that students need to learn before they are able to get to the “fun stuff” of being able to create things. I found it very difficult to engage students in this sort of teaching but without it, students were disadvantaged with what …

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code, programming, python

Teaching students to code

 Situation As a digital technologies teacher, one of the principal skills that I need to teach students is how to code. The WA curriculum deliberately has a very broad interpretation of teaching coding focussing on the general principles to help students develop crucial problem-solving skills rather than mandating a particular language. This is great in …

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Graduate Coaching

Situation As a graduate teacher, I was able to undertake the Department of Education Graduate Modules. During Graduate Module 1, I was made aware of the professional in-class coaching program.   During my first semester of teaching, I identified that as a graduate teacher I had many areas where my practice could be improved – specifically …

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