We’ve teamed up with the Student Engagement Institute to bring you Value of the Week. As the name suggests, this engaging weekly program addresses values that are relevant in the lives of young people today. The online component of Value of the Week ensures the virtues learnt in the classroom are easily accessed and readily replicated at home. Families and teachers are working together to reaffirm the importance of values such as tolerance and perseverance to promote harmonious classrooms and homes.
Value of the Week contributes 3 hours of QTC Registered PD addressing 4.1.2, 4.3.2 & 4.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
In summary: To teach spelling to primary or elementary-aged students, you should: Strengthen their memorisation of words Expand their lexical store (the amount of words they know) Develop their linguistic understanding (why words are spelt
In summary: To teach vocabulary, an effective teacher will provide opportunities to: say, hear, read and write new words explore word meanings in everyday language create sentences with the word in context consider alternative meanings
In summary: Mathematical fluency skills help students think faster and more clearly, giving them the energy, attention and focus to tackle complex problem-solving and reasoning questions. The future needs problem-solvers with reasoning skills. But as education
In summary: Mathematical fluency is the combined ability of students to recall mathematics facts and concepts without thinking, their number sense, flexibility of thinking, appropriate and efficient responses to problems, the accuracy of their answers, and
The holidays: A time for eating, travel, fun with family, relaxation and, potentially, homework. It’s a debate that’s been going on for years: Does study time have any place during school vacations? The