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Science of Learning ’22
This evidence-informed professional learning course for educators, F-12, is based upon a variety of models developed through research into the Science of Learning, for example, Rosenshine (2012), Learning Scientists (2015), Powerful Teaching (2021) and PENS: Psychology, Education, Neuroscience (2021). The most recent Australian Curriculum advice on Students with Diversity will be referenced throughout the course. Educators will be equipped with workshop materials, PowerPoints and other learning aids.
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It can be challenging for time-poor educators to access these important pedagogies effectively, so this course will synthesise the research and its application in schools. Strategies for increasing learning outcomes for the diverse range of students in our classrooms will take the following approaches:
The Why: Scientific evidence
The What: The structure of the strategy
The How: Application in the classroom
Janet Farrall, a distinguished and highly experienced educator whose four decades of practice have ranged from the classroom to leadership, project management and consultancy, will present the workshops. She specialises in the education of highly able learners, dispositions for learning and differentiation for all learners, including the highly able.
This course is offered online to enable rural and remote educators to access the course. Educators will be equipped with workshop materials, PowerPoints and other learning aids.
No workshops will be offered in Term 1 to enable teachers to grapple with the uncertainties related to COVID. Please forward your Expression of Interest to secure your place and receive relevant resources to build your prior knowledge.
|Science of Learning '22|
|Term 2 Workshops||Tuesday 24th May||Thursday 9th June|
|Term 3 Workshops||Tuesday 16th August||Thursday 1st September|
|Term 4 Workshops||Thursday 3rd November||Tuesday 15th November|
Science of Learning Strategies
- Assessment: Pre and Formative
- Dual Coding
- Knowledge Organisers
- Managing Cognitive Load
- Memory: Working, Long-term
- Retrieval practice
- Spaced practice
Presenter: Janet Farrall
Learner, Teacher, Mentor, Coach
Investment: $100 per workshop
Investment in the whole course is discounted to $550
Microsoft Teams, 5pm to 7pm.
This course is offered online to enable rural and remote access.
Course Coordinator: Andi Freeman
Call: 08 8317 6020