Significant episodes

A Significant Episode is an event, or a small series of linked events, that has impacted on educators professionally and has helped develop or change the way they teach and think about teaching.

Explicit learning intentions

“Making learning intentions and success criteria explicit helps Aboriginal students to better understand the expectations of the task and when they are successful with the task.”

His confidence continues to grow

 “Almost immediately Student A began to answer questions and/or give an explanation on how or why he had arrived at his particular solution.”

A change in how I taught

“It was scary to start doing that. It was completely different to any pedagogy or methodology I’d done before. On the other hand, I wanted to do something different because I found what I was doing with my 5-6-7 class last year wasn’t successful.”