Adopting a Growth Mindset

Professional Development Resources aimed at empowering teachers and providing meaningful content and thought provoking ideas to inform and alter teaching practices.

 
 
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Effective Feedback for studnets - Butterfly Example

"Ron Berger from EL Education demonstrates the transformational power of models, critique, and descriptive feedback to improve student work. Here he tells the story of Austin's Butterfly. First-grade students at ANSER Charter School in Boise, ID, helped Austin take a scientific illustration of a butterfly through multiple drafts toward a high-quality final product." Source: https://vimeo.com/38247060

 
Click on the picture to travel to Visible Learning website

Click on the picture to travel to Visible Learning website

effect sizes - john hattie

"Visible Learning means an enhanced role for teachers as they become evaluators of their own teaching. According to John Hattie Visible Learning and Teaching occurs when teachers see learning through the eyes of students and help them become their own teachers." Visible Learning Website, John Hattie.

 
Click on the image of the book to visit UNSW bookshop to purchase this book.

Click on the image of the book to visit UNSW bookshop to purchase this book.

instructional design in technical areas - John Sweller

"In this book, cognitive principles and a large range of experiments have been used to devise a variety of instructional designs. Topics covered include: aspects of cognitive architecture relevant to instructional design; cognitive load theory; instructional designs associated with learning to solve problems; and mixing audio and visual materials. Instructional designers, teachers, trainers and education students are provided with techniques to develop students' understanding, learning and problem solving, with the rationale behind these techniques clearly explained." Source: http://www.voced.edu.au/content/ngv%3A6020