What is the pedagogic shift?
What is the ‘pedagogic shift’?
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The way that we get learners thinking about curriculum content makes a difference. Val Westwell uses a practical example to demonstrate how we can move from a pedagogy of teacher ‘telling the information to learners’ to learners having to do the thinking work to construct meaning.
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.