TSSA will be introducing three new online courses in 2022. These will be presented by the following TSSA trainers: Dorian Love, Camilla Antonie and Sean Creamer. Each course will run for four 1 ½ hour sessions. These sessions will be in two weeks intervals. Most exciting, there will be breakout rooms for teachers to discuss their work, respond to some aspect of the workshop, and reflect on what they have learned. A certificate of completion will be awarded at the end of each course. These courses are SACE accredited.
So choose a course, and sign up!
The first course is on Integrating Technology in the Classroom. The course instructor is Dorian Love. This course is intended for all teachers who wish to improve the integration of ICTs into their lessons. The focus is on how to teach your subject using digital technologies.
This course will be run on the following Monday afternoons from 15:00 – 16:30:
7th Feb, 21st Feb, 14th March, 28th March.
The second course is an introduction to the Visible Thinking Routines, titled “A Teacher’s Guide to Thinking Routines”. The course instructor is Camilla Antonie.
This introductory course will familiarise you with various thinking routines and equip you to integrate them into your practice. The thinking routines can be used across a wide range of grade levels and subjects, and can also be adapted to suit teaching online. Bring fresh enthusiasm, curiosity and ways of thinking to your classroom!
This course will be run on the following Tuesday afternoons from 15:00 – 16:30:
8th Feb, 22nd Feb, 15th March, 29th March
The third course on offer is “The Inquiry Greenhouse”, with Sean Creamer.
The Inquiry Greenhouse Workshop aims to give teachers practical tools to design and teach units of inquiry, and implement positive changes to their schools culture. Teachers will discover best practice pedagogy that can be put into place immediately which will undoubtedly contribute towards student improvement and success.
This course will be run on the following Wednesday afternoons from
15:00 – 16:30: 9th Feb, 23rd Feb, 16th March, 30th March