Differentiation in the classroom using Thinking Routines 2023064F
Aug 11, 2023 - Dec 31, 2023
Full course description
Date and time
Friday 11 August 2023, 9.30 am to 3.30 pm
In person at ISV, 40 Rosslyn St, West Melbourne
Teacher, Leader, Beginning teacher
This program is ideal for teachers to learn a new pedagogy to effectively and creatively engage students in their learning while developing 21st century learning skills. This exciting, interactive program will give teachers the opportunity to become adept at using Visible Thinking Routines as a means to differentiate in classrooms
'With my VIT inquiry question last year, I used Visible Thinking routines as a way to demonstrate whether using Thinking Routines would lead to a better understanding of the concepts and the power of the thinking routines in differentiation in the classroom'
- V Kent, Christian College Geelong
deeper understanding of the new Thinking Routines and how they can help develop student understanding
understanding of pedagogy used to effectively and creatively engage students in their learning to create a student-centred learning culture
increased teacher confidence in developing student general capabilities, skills, knowledge, attributes and attitudes to learning in sync with the Australian or approved equivalent school curriculum
documentation and learning about how the Thinking Routines can be used to differentiate student learning.
Jackie Macreadie is a Principal Consultant for Independent Schools Victoria with over 25 years’ experience in education in schools and universities. She has held diverse portfolios, ranging from development of International Student Programs, Registered Training Organisations, to leading change in schools as a Deputy and Acting Principal. Jackie supports schools in a variety of contexts, ranging from compliance, policy development, curriculum and student wellbeing initiatives as well as school performance, strategic planning and governance. Jackie holds a Masters of Educational Leadership and is a Board member of the Career Education Association of Victoria Inc.
Aynur Simsirel is Principal Consultant for Independent Schools Victoria. She supports schools in a variety of contexts, ranging from compliance, policy development, curriculum and student wellbeing initiatives as well as school performance, strategic planning and governance. Aynur has significant experience in school leadership. She has worked in middle leadership roles, as a Deputy Principal and Executive Principal overseeing the growth of a multi campus Independent school. She has over 20 years’ experience as an educator.
Link(s) to relevant VRQA Standards
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Student learning outcomes
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Monitoring and reporting on students’ performance
- Curriculum and Student Learning – Information about school performance