The recordings from the recent AADES Webinar Week are now available below.
Trauma Informed School Practice - SA
Vincent Paul & Ruby Easthope-Swan
This workshop explores how schools can move towards trauma-informed education, using Open Access College as a case-study. We will investigate how our College is changing the way it works to promote resilient and healthy educators and learners with the goal of improving learning and wellbeing outcomes for all.
Design for eLearning - NSW
As we continue to use digital technology to deliver learning solutions in distance education, we must consider what works best in eLearning. This workshop will provide you with evidence-based principals on instructional design to help shape your decisions when planning the design and development of your eLearning courses so that students have an effective learning experience. You will be provided with examples of methods that support cognitive processes essential for learning and how we can best use media elements, such as text, audio, and visuals, to communicate content and help learners acquire relevant knowledge and skills.
How does the English Victorian High Ability Program (VHAP)program create virtual classrooms taught by a virtual team of teachers which extend and engage gifted students? - VIC
Bronwen, Claire and Marissa
The Victorian High Ability Program (VHAP) provides high-ability English students in Years 5 to 8 at Victorian government schools the opportunity to participate in a term long online extension and enrichment program. The course is designed to be - and always has been - taught online (via webex and a moodle-based Learning Management System) in order to meet our goal of reaching students in metropolitan, regional and rural areas. Our interactive workshop will focus on sharing insights and strategies for engaging and getting the most out of our students in an online environment, including the use of graphic organisers and specific questioning techniques. We will also explore the formulation of a cohesive team of teachers.
Virtual field trips: mapping student learning to places and spaces - TAS
Describe and explain the strengths of using interactive Virtual Field Trips (iVFTs) in learning about places and spaces, and apply a range of digital tools and strategies to create an iVFT
Improving Students' engagement, through High Intensity Teaching of Literacy (HIT LIT) - QLD
Jo Hutt & Anna Clough
‘HIT LIT’ (High Intensity Teaching of Literacy) is innovative pedagogy that promotes collaborative learning, peer to peer learning, and mixed modes of communication while explicitly teaching literacy capabilities. It involves a fifteen-minute session of high intensity teaching, delivered to students, in the first teaching Period of each day. The explicit teaching of literacy is crucial for all students to be able to completely comprehend and apply their knowledge and understanding. ‘HIT LIT’ delivers this.