Published 15 Jun 2020
Illustrations of Practice Video Series: Standard 1 – Know the learners and how they learn
The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) has produced a series of videos featuring teachers illustrating, through their practice, how they meet the various descriptors of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.
We’ve chosen one example as our focus. Watching this video and reflecting on how you could apply this in your teaching context can count as part of your professional learning requirements for renewal of registration.
1.6 Strategies to support full participation of learners with disability
Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements and teaching strategies that support participation and learning of learners with disability.
In this Illustration, four year old kindergarten teacher Mel, works closely with one child with a hearing device to support her literacy achievement. Mel describes her approach to support the success of children with disability in her program and shares examples of strategies to establish a work space in which the children with disability can be successful. She also describes how she works with the parents of children with disability to ensure their well-being and development.