SA Pedagogic shift

Designing tasks where students do the thinking.

The Pedagogic shift – what does it look like?

The way that we get learners thinking about content makes a difference. In this video Val Westwell uses a practical example to demonstrate how we can move from a pedagogy of teacher instructed to learner constructed; where learners are doing the thinking.

Leading Learning – Going beyond the content

This paper was presented at the AAMT Conference in 2015 by Val Westwell. It is a snapshot of some key elements of the SA Department for Education approach for leading achievable changes in teaching and learning to support a fundamental shift from transactional pedagogy to design-oriented, responsive pedagogy.

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