Two Melbourne educators have created developmental rubrics to teach students in what Vygotsky called the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD) - just outside their learning comfort zone.
As a follow-up to last week’s article ‘It’s all about teacher quality’, we look at the fundamentals of the coaching and mentoring program at Dandenong North Primary School in Melbourne's south-east.
It's an ongoing investment in staff that's driving improvement at Melbourne's Dandenong North Primary School.
The Excellence in Professional Practice Conference 2014 features dozens of presentations and workshops celebrating the successes of school educators.
If we really want to improve student achievement we need to focus on the person who closes the classroom door and performs the teaching act – the teacher - but to do that we need to open classroom doors.