Welcome to our ICT Teacher Competency page for 2010


We will be using a variety of tools to map our progress.

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National Standards for Teachers

(draft)
Domains of Teaching
Teachers demonstrate standards across three domains that are interconnected, interdependent and
overlapping. In practice, teaching activity draws on aspects of all three domains.

Professional Knowledge
Teachers draw on a body of professional knowledge to respond to changing educational contexts and individual needs of students. Teachers know their students well, including the diverse social, cultural, ethnic, religious and special learning needs that influence teaching and learning. They know and value the importance of establishing close links between the school, home and community. Teachers knowthe characteristics of the physical, intellectual and emotional stages of development of students.Teachers have knowledge and understanding of the fundamental ideas, principles, and structure of their subject/discipline and make links to other content areas.
They know effective pedagogies for teaching that content and understand how ICT can support and enhance student learning.
Professional Practice
Teachers create a climate where learning is valued. They maintain safe, engaging and challenging environments for students. They operate effectively at all stages of the teaching and learning cycle,including: planning for learning and assessment, developing learning programs, teaching, assessing,providing feedback on student learning and reporting to parents/caregivers. They use a range of teaching strategies and resources to maximise learning outcomes for their students.Teachers analyse student performance and use it to evaluate and improve their practice.Teachers are effective communicators with a repertoire of techniques to engage students, colleagues
and parents.

Professional Engagement
Teachers continuously reflect on, evaluate and improve their professional knowledge and practice.They engage in professional learning both individually and collegially to support and enhance their knowledge and practice.They support the learning and
wellbeing of students and colleagues by contributing to the school, wider school community and the profession.

Source
http://www.mceecdya.edu.au/verve/_resources/NPST-DRAFT_National_Professional_Standards_for_Teachers.pdf


Specific ICT Standards


Standard 1: Know their students and how they learn
1.4 Know each student’s current level of proficiency in the subject/s being taught, and in literacy, numeracy and ICT and the implications of this knowledge for their planning.

Standard 2: Know the content and how to teach it
2. 7 Know how ICT can be used to construct, demonstrate and expand knowledge.

Standard 3: Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
3.1 Utilise local, national and global content through virtual and/or real environments for their programs.
3.6 Evaluate learning programs using a range ofsources and use this data for future planning.

Standard 4: Create and maintain safe, and supportive learning environments
4.1 Establish and maintain an environment where their students are treated with courtesy, respect, integrity, justice, empathy and dignity.
4.2 Use knowledge of their students to develop and manage engaging, virtual and/or physical and authentic learning environments.
4.4 Establish and implement routines and practices to manage students, resources and physical and/or virtual spaces to maximize students’ time on learning.
4.5 Provide for their students’ well‐being and safety, working within school, system and legislative requirements.

Standard 5: Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning
5.5 Select and use a range of strategies, including ICT to collect, organise and store data about their students’ achievement in ways that can be accessed by others and address accountability requirements.

Source
National Professional Standards for Teachers
http://www.mceecdya.edu.au/verve/_resources/NPSTDRAFT_National_Professional_Standards_for_Teachers.pdf
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RESOURCES


EDMODO Microblogging tools


JS Blog Year level pages and regular posts including Web2.0, ICT tios and resources, reading links and much more.

WEB 2.0

In addition to this teachers have access to a range of resources related to Web2.0JS_Library_webpage.JPG

JS LBRARY 'WEBPAGE' Links to useful resources and relevant information.

Web2.0 @ SALC Tools used regularly @ SALC

Information Literacy & Web 2.0 Web 2.0 matched to the stages in the Information Literacy process

Web2.0 TLC links

Free learning tools

Web2.0 storytelling workshop

E-Learning book


ICT links
PYP ICT blog

Digital citizenship

ICT blog

Skype other classrooms

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