Standards

1.1

Understand How Students Learn

Demonstrate a knowledge of and understanding of physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students...
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1.2

Understand how students learn

It is important to encourage students to have a growth mindset by praising effort over the...
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1.3

Students with diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds

Having taught at Pelangi International school in Bali Indonesia - A school with a student base...
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1.4

Strategies for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island students

I was lucky enough to complete part of my practicum at Marparu school in North East...
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1.5

Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities

Bloom developed ways of organising expertise using a multi-tiered scale to differentiate the level of expertise...
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1.6

Strategies to support full participation of students with disability

At Pelangi school where I’ve completed most of my practicum, one of my students has been...
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2.1

Know the content and how to teach it

As a teacher it is important to have in depth knowledge of the content that I...
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2.2

Content selection and organisation

I always consult the Australian Curriculum and related content to plan and implement lessons. My lessons...
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2.3

Curriculum, assessment and reporting

Key ideas of assessment and learning applied to student work sample The Melbourne Declaration on Educational...
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2.4

Understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians

Having spent time on a teaching practicum in an indigenous school in North East Arnhem land...
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2.5

Literacy and numeracy strategies

Having spent time on teaching practicum in an Indigenous school in North East Arhnem land (Marparu)...
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2.6

Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

As is stipulated in the curriculum, I use technology not only to enhance learning but as...
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3.1

Establish challenging learning goals

Establishing clear and achievable learning goals encourages students to be active participants in their own learning....
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3.2

Plan, structure and sequence learning programs

Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem solving and critical and creative...
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3.3

Use teaching strategies

It is important to use a wide range of teaching strategies. Not only do all students...
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3.4

Select and use resources

Select and/or create and use a range of resources, including ICT, to engage students in their...
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3.5

Use effective classroom communication

Use effective verbal and nonverbal communication strategies to support student understanding, participation, engagement and achievement. There...
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3.6

Evaluate and improve teaching programs

Evaluate personal teaching and learning programs using evidence, including feedback from students and student assessment data,...
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3.7

Engage parents / carers in the educative process

At Pelangi school ( where I have done the majority of my practicum) there is a...
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4.1

Support student participation

Within my grade four class at Pelangi school I have a range of students in my...
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4.2

Manage classroom activities

I have established a routine with my year three specialised music class. At the beginning of...
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4.3

Manage challenging behaviour

It is my role to facilitate a positive learning environment at all times. One where students...
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4.4

Maintain student safety

I have read and understood the National Safe schools Framework which is a guideline to assist...
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4.5

Use ICT safely, responsibly and ethically

In an increasingly digital world it is important that students are fully equipped with the knowledge...
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5.1

Assess student learning

Please see an excerpt from my own research into assessing student learning For the purposes of...
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5.2

Provide feedback to students on their learning

As a teacher dedicated to my students, I understand the importance of providing timely feedback to...
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5.3

Make consistent and comparable judgements

One must be certain that marking is consistent to the assessment criteria given. As a graduate...
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5.4

Interpret student data

Being able to interpret students results, observations and work informs me on what my students have...
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5.5

Report on student achievement

Demonstrate an understanding of a range of strategies for reporting to students and parents/carers and the...
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6.1

Identify and plan professional learning needs

Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers in identifying professional...
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6.2

Engage in professional learning and improve practice

Understand the relevant and appropriate sources of professional learning for teachers. During the course of my...
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6.3

Engage with colleagues and improve practice

I have developed a strong rapport with many of the teachers at Pelangi Schooly (where I...
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6.4

Apply professional learning and improve student learning

Aside from my general study through CDU and learning through practicums at three vastly different schools....
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7.1

Meet professional ethics and responsibilities

I have read understood the code of ethics given in plain English in the attached document...
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7.2

Comply with legislative, administrative and organizational requirements

There are a great deal of requirements and legalities for teachers to abide by in order...
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7.3

Engage with the parents/carers

Understand strategies for working effectively, sensitively and confidentially with parents/carers. I believe that authentic engagement with...
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7.4

Engage with professional teaching networks and broader communities

How I Engage with professional teaching networks As a teacher I plan to continue to engage...
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