Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

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Facets currently in use: Career Stage : proficient; Scope : Illustrations;

  • linkWorkable routines - (Proficient teachers)

    Workable routines

    The teacher describes the benefits for her teaching, and for her students learning, of the time spent in developing systematic approaches to lesson planning and delivery While her approach is teacher...

  • linkImagine looking down - (Proficient teachers)

    Imagine looking down

    Having taught the mathematical concept of location as a relative position on a chessboard in the school playground, the teacher tests studentsrsquo; understanding by getting them to draw known places...

  • linkExplicit learning goals - (Proficient teachers)

    Explicit learning goals

    At the beginning of the lesson the teacher outlines his plan to consolidate a previously learned technical skill in soccer, and also to introduce two new skills The teacher aims to scaffold skill dev...

  • linkConsolidating learning goals - (Proficient teachers)

    Consolidating learning goals

    Here the teacher builds in time for selfevaluation to consolidate studentsrsquo; learning and to establish what is required for future progress He asks students to reflect on what they have done well...

  • linkA collegial discussion - (Proficient teachers)

    A collegial discussion

    Here the teacher engages in a professional discussion with a colleague to reflect on the outcomes of his lesson He refers to his planning template for teaching motor skills from simple skill applicat...

  • linkMaking money amounts - (Proficient teachers)

    Making money amounts

    Here a primary school teacher shares how she organises and connects the activities in a mathematics session to meet the learning needs of the students The teacher scaffolds the learning, building on ...

  • linkThe science of sound - (Proficient teachers)

    The science of sound

    The teacher has applied an understanding of Science content knowledge relating to the production and sensing of sound, and Science pedagogical understanding by developing engaging activities with mul...

  • linkImproving teaching using student data - (Proficient teachers)

    Improving teaching using student data

    The teacher analysed student data from an assessment task using a guide to identify strengths and weaknesses in student understanding The teacher modified a unit plan to include learning experiences ...

  • linkExplicit number fluency - (Proficient teachers)

    Explicit number fluency

    Here the classroom teacher demonstrates the use of information and communication technology to develop studentsrsquo; knowledge of number sequence and skills in counting from any starting point The t...

  • linkCyberbullying - (Proficient teachers)

    Cyberbullying

    The Health Education teacher highlights some of the sensitivities involved in teaching issues such as cyberbullying She begins her lesson by drawing on studentsrsquo; prior knowledge and understandin...

  • linkTeam teaching moderation - (Proficient teachers)

    Team teaching moderation

    The teacher works with a colleague to moderate studentsrsquo; work after a summative assessment task in order to make consistent and comparable judgements about students and their learning As they te...

  • linkStudent engagement - (Proficient teachers)

    Student engagement

    The teacher has created a range of opportunities for his students to engage with classroom activities, and understands the importance of catering for the diverse needs and learning needs of students ...

  • linkPromoting reconciliation - (Proficient teachers)

    Promoting reconciliation

    The teacher demonstrates his understanding of Indigenous history and the importance of reconciliation in the school and community His knowledge of reconciliation was developed as a community member, ...

  • linkEvaluating teaching programs - (Proficient teachers)

    Evaluating teaching programs

    The teachers work with students to develop language and literacy skills Throughout the program they review and reflect on their lessons and the studentsrsquo; learningnbsp; This evaluation enables th...

  • linkCommunication strategies - (Proficient teachers)

    Communication strategies

    The teacher adopts several techniques to communicate with students These include verbal instructions, picture cues and posters Together, the students and teacher have developed a set of classroom exp...

  • linkSupporting participation - (Proficient teachers)

    Supporting participation

    The teacher supports full participation of a student with physical and intellectual disabilities She collaborates with teachers and School Services Officers SSOs across the school to ensure that ever...

  • linkNumber sentences - (Proficient teachers)

    Number sentences

    This lesson sequence aims to develop studentsrsquo; understanding of the order of operations in number sequences The teachers have structured the sequence to ensure that students develop a deep under...

  • linkDecimals - (Proficient teachers)

    Decimals

    The teacher has used knowledge of Mathematics, the curriculum and her students to plan and implement an effective teaching and learning program related to decimal conceptsnbsp; A key goal is to provi...

  • linkHip hop dance - (Proficient teachers)

    Hip hop dance

    The teacher demonstrates how she designs and implements effective teaching strategies that are responsive to the local community and cultural setting of her Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stud...

  • linkProfessional learning - (Proficient teachers)

    Professional learning

    Here the English teacher identifies her need to update her knowledge of text production This will enable her to more effectively teach students at a higher year levelnbsp; She has begun her own profe...