In the Classroom

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Watch primary and secondary teachers impact learning through lesson footage, commentary and interviews.

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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.