6. Engage in professional learning

Year 7 to Year 8 Transition Project

https://edufolios.org/kerrygray/2021/01/05/year-7-to-year-8-transition-project/

Journey to Proficient  School Context, 2020 During 2020, I completed a 12-month contract with a year 6/7 mainstream class at a complex site that required EALD, ATSI and trauma informed practice. It is a category 3 school (Department for Education, 2020), located 11 kilometres from Adelaide’s CBD. Most students come from a mid to low […]

Managing a Complex Classroom: Integrating the Big 6 of Reading

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Journey to Proficient  School Context, 2020 During 2020, I completed a 12-month contract with a year 6/7 mainstream class at a complex site that required EALD, ATSI and trauma informed practice. It is a category 3 school (Department for Education, 2020), located 11 kilometres from Adelaide’s CBD. Most students come from a mid to low […]

The power of assessment and feedback on student learning

https://edufolios.org/kerrygray/2019/09/26/the-power-of-assessment-and-feedback-on-student-learning/

This reflection demonstrates the positive impact that assessment and feedback can have on student learning and teaching practices in a literacy unit during my 10-week placement. During the school holidays I collaborated with my mentor and other teachers in the unit and chose the class novel, Malala, by Malala Yousafzai. This literacy unit was integrated […]

Professional Engagement

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Engage in Professional Learning Lesson observations  2nd of May, 2019 The following observations occurred during my 10-week placement. Below is an example of one of the observations that my mentor completed during a HASS lesson on the 2nd of May 2019. Click here to view details of Mentor feedback One of the constructive pieces of […]

Impactful Teaching Strategies

https://edufolios.org/kerrygray/2019/09/12/teaching-strategies/

Keeping it real One of my passions is teaching and learning in the area of human rights and social justice. I am very effective in creating meaningful units of work that integrate across various curriculum areas. During my 10-week extended placement I established a unit of work in Literacy, HASS and Science based on the […]

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