Exploring the Use of Google Tech Tools to Support Interactive Learning Opportunities and Quality Assessment Within the Learning Environment
Integrating innovative technological tools within our teaching practice to benefit and streamline the delivery of lessons and assessment in order to improve the efficiency of learning.
Learning to Talk the Talk – Developing Oral Communication Skills in the Intermediate Grades
Our aim was to develop teaching strategies that encourage and broaden speaking and listening strategies within our student learners. We created a comfortable, safe environment where students were willing to take risks with oral communication.
Keyword(s):growth mindset, participation, risk-taking, self-assessment
Build Attention, Self-Regulation and Empathy Through Mindfulness Practice
This report outlines a series of activities, practices and reflections on the impact and benefits of “Mindfulness” in schools and classrooms and how the practices of mindfulness can be used to enhance student and teacher well-being and performance.
Keyword(s):meditation, mental health, mindfulness, self-regulation, well being
Kindie/Grade 1 – Assessment, Tracking and Reporting
Kindergarten teachers worked together with the Grade 1 teachers to explore the idea of setting up their classroom layouts (The Third Teacher) to enhance learning and also by setting up digital portfolios.
Keyword(s):assessment, digital porfolios, four frames, kindergarten, tracking
Interactive Spaces Using QR Codes and Augmented Reality (AR)
Explore the possibilities of coding, QR Codes, HP Reveal and various Google apps to create engaging interactive walls, bulletin or display boards to view student growth, curiosity, questioning and reflections of their learning with a wider audience.
Keyword(s):augmented reality, coding, interactive, qr codes, student voice