Classrooms and Deeper Learning

This workshop/course recognises that learning is about much more than the transfer of information and sees students as participants not recipients of learning.

Description

This workshop/course recognises that learning is about much more than the transfer of information and much more than shaping what we think. Christian education embraces participation in God’s story. This workshop explores learning activities and practice that seeks a deeper learning that sees students as participants not recipients.

Learning Intentions

Participants will be able to: 

  1. present the purpose of teaching within a Christian education setting
  2. discuss the difference between teaching and learning
  3. appreciate the balance between common grace and antithesis in regards to the current research trends in education
  4. analyse the strengths and weaknesses of Visible Learning research
  5. analyse the strengths and weaknesses of Thinking Routines and Cultures of Thinking
  6. analyse the strengths and weaknesses of project based learning
  7. explore the ‘mindframes’ of a teacher as presented by John Hattie
  8. explore the ‘8People’ of a teacher as presented by Kevin Knight
  9. appreciate the difference between entertainment vs engagement in teaching
  10. understand the importance of explicit teaching
  11. define effective questioning
  12. appreciate the variables involved with taking surface learning to deeper learning
  13. understand the place of a student’s deep hope, desires, and passion in commitment to deeper learning.
Face to face workshop

6 Hours

Online Workshop

No

Target audience

Christian school teachers and teacher's aids

Addressed standards

1.1, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3

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