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Teacher guide Science by doing: Student Learning

TLF ID M021677

This professional learning module looks at student learning in science. It focuses on learning theories, cooperative learning and the use of student notebooking. The module consists of a DVD demonstrating the 5Es model for learning, techniques for planning and managing cooperative learning and student resources for recording their thinking with notebooking, a CD ROM that provides activities and resources and a supporting guide booklet. This resource is part of a suite of professional learning modules for 7 to 10 science teaching that support inquiry-based learning and implementing the Australian curriculum.

Educational details

Educational value
  • This resource is of value in relation to the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, particularly the professional practice domain. It is relevant to the planning and teaching strategy focus areas in Standard 3 and the first two focus areas of Standard 4.
  • This resource is valuable as it provides teachers with opportunities to investigate principles associated with student learning, explore teaching strategies to maximise learning and plan for using these strategies in their classrooms
  • This resource is of value as it describes and demonstrates how to plan for and manage active student participation in the classroom including cooperative learning strategies and using notebooking as a way for students to communicate their understanding.
Year level

7; 8; 9; 10

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  • Name: Education Services Australia
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  • Name: Australian Academy of Science
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  • Name: Australian Academy of Science
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
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  • Online
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