General Description

What can we do to engage reluctant learners? Many students disconnect and disengage with learning, not meeting their

potential and disrupting the learning of others in the process. This course will support teachers to understand why some

students disengage in the classroom and provide a variety of strategies to help meet the needs of these students,

including strategies specific to boys.

Audience

This course is aimed at classroom teachers in a primary or secondary setting. It may also be useful for administrators to

help inform school wide planning and initiatives.

Teaching Standards

4.1.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Support student participation:   Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities,

3.6.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Evaluate and improve teaching programs:   Evaluate personal teaching and learning programs using evidence, including feedback from students and student assessment data, to inform planning,

3.3.2 Proficient Level - Plan for and implement Effective Teaching and Learning - Use teaching strategies:  Select and use relevant teaching strategies to develop knowledge, skills, problem-solving, and critical and creative thinking,

1.5.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities:  Develop teaching activities that incorporate differentiated strategies to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities,

1.2.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Understand how students learn:  Structure teaching programs using research and collegial advice about how students learn,

4.2.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Manage classroom activities:   Establish and maintain orderly and workable routines to create an environment where student time is spent on learning tasks

 

Are you in NSW? If so, this is relevant for you

This course may contribute towards Elective PD hours. Visit https://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au for more details.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    1. Welcome

    • Meet the Presenter

    • Course Outline

    • Welcome to the Course

  • 2

    2. Different Learning Styles

    • Are you a match?

    • Gardiner's Multiple Intelligences and Bloom's Taxonomy

    • Maker Model

  • 3

    3. Know Your Learner

    • Who is in your class?

    • Family

    • Interests

    • Prior Knowledge

    • Personality Traits

  • 4

    4. Wellbeing for Learning

    • Are they feeling ok?

    • Attachment Theory

    • Strategies to build attachment

    • Mental Wellbeing

    • Growth Mindset

  • 5

    5. Labels - a help or a hindrance?

    • Labels and Strategies

  • 6

    6. Gender Specific Strategies

    • Boys - What does the research say?

  • 7

    7. Strategies for Girls

    • Strategies to target girls

  • 8

    8. Curriculum Considerations

    • What should we be teaching?

  • 9

    9. Behaviour Management Considerations

    • What are the mistakes teachers make?

    • What can we do to support students?

  • 10

    Course Feedback

    • Feedback

Features of TTA Online PD

  • Availability

    Online courses are available 24/7. Designed to be done in your own time at your own pace.

  • Team Online

    All online courses are available for team purchase. Unlimited teachers from the one Campus for any course for $990 + GST

  • Money back Guarantee

    If you complete less than 25% of an online course and aren't completely satisfied, let us know, and we will cancel your enrolment and provide a full refund.