Professional Experience Report - 4th year students

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Professional Knowledge Standard 1: Know Students and How They Learn

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students and how these may affect learning.

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of research into how students learn and the implications for teaching.

Demonstrate knowledge of teaching strategies that are responsive to the learning strengths and needs of students from diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of the impact of culture, cultural identity and linguistic background on the education of students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of strategies for differentiating teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities.

Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements and teaching strategies that support participation and learning of students with disability.

Professional Knowledge Standard 2: Know the Content and How to Teach It

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area.

Organise content into an effective learning and teaching sequence.

Use curriculum, assessment and reporting knowledge to design learning sequences and lesson plans.

Demonstrate broad knowledge of, understanding of and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and languages.

Know and understand literacy and numeracy teaching strategies and their application in teaching areas.

Implement teaching strategies for using ICT to expand curriculum learning opportunities for students.

Professional Knowledge Standard 3: Plan and Implement Effective Teaching and Learning

Set learning goals that provide achievable challenges for students of varying abilities and characteristics.

Plan lesson sequences using knowledge of student learning, content and effective teaching strategies.

Include a range of teaching strategies.

Demonstrate knowledge of a range of resources, including ICT, that engage students in their learning.

Demonstrate a range of verbal and non-verbal communication strategies to support student engagement.

Demonstrate broad knowledge of strategies that can be used to evaluate teaching programs to improve student learning.

Describe a broad range of strategies for involving parents/carers in the educative process.

Professional Practice Standard 4: Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments

Identify strategies to support inclusive student participation and engagement in classroom activities.

Demonstrate the capacity to organise classroom activities and provide clear directions.

Demonstrate knowledge of practical approaches to manage challenging behaviour.

Describe strategies that support students’ wellbeing and safety working within school and/or system, curriculum and legislative requirements.

Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant issues and the strategies available to support the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT in learning and teaching.

Professional Practice Standard 5: Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning

Demonstrate understanding of assessment strategies, including informal and formal, diagnostic, formative and summative approaches to assess student learning.

Demonstrate an understanding of the purpose of providing timely and appropriate feedback to students about their learning.

Demonstrate understanding of assessment moderation and its application to support consistent and comparable judgements of student learning.

Demonstrate the capacity to interpret student assessment data to evaluate student learning and modify teaching practice.

Demonstrate understanding of a range of strategies for reporting to students and parents/carers and the purpose of keeping accurate and reliable records of student achievement.

Professional Engagement Standard 6: Engage in professional learning

Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers in identifying professional learning needs.

Understand the relevant and appropriate sources of professional learning for teachers.

Seek and apply constructive feedback from supervisors and teachers to improve teaching practices.

Demonstrate an understanding of the rationale for continued professional learning and the implications for improved student learning.

Professional Engagement Standard 7: Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community

Understand and apply the key principles described in codes of ethics and conduct for the teaching profession.

Understand the relevant legislative, administrative and organisational policies and processes required for teachers according to school stage.

Understand strategies for working effectively, sensitively and confidentially with parents/carers.

Understand the role of external professionals and community representatives in broadening teachers’ professional knowledge and practice.

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