In the Classroom

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focus areas: 1.5, 1.6, 3.5

Reasonable adjustments

Watch how Sarah provides an inclusive classroom setting, with the assistance of teacher aides in implementing reasonable adjustments to support the specific learning needs of students with disability.
focus areas: 1.1, 1.6, 7.3

Transition for students with disability

Watch how learning diversity leaders and classroom teachers share experiences and reasonable adjustment strategies to support the student transition from primary to secondary school.
In The Classroom - Lesson Card - Springside
focus areas: 1.5, 1.6, 4.1

Inclusive teaching practices

Watch how Claudia uses a range of inclusive teaching practices to support the participation and learning of a student with disability.
focus areas: 3.5, 4.1, 4.2

Inquiry-based learning

Watch how Olivia creates a safe, inclusive and vibrant learning environment using a range of teaching tools and visual prompts that encourage student participation during an inquiry-based classroom activity.
focus areas: 3.1, 5.1, 5.2


Ayse structures her learning environment by creating learning intentions and success criteria. Her learning maps provide opportunities for explicit feedback about how students are progressing in their learning.
focus areas: 2.1, 3.5, 4.1

Student engagement

Watch how Daniel establishes a safe and collaborative learning environment for students. The students actively demonstrate their understanding and consolidate key concepts with their peers.
focus areas: 1.5, 3.2, 5.1


Tom uses a differentiated instructional approach that meets the diverse learning needs of his students. He shares the assessment strategies he uses to understand where students are in their learning.
focus areas: 1.1, 1.2, 2.5


Dean uses an explicit approach to teaching literacy concepts, using visual tools to gather observations and check student understanding. He shares the whole school approach to improving student literacy.