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Know students and how they learn

posted 21 Sep 2011, 05:02 by Jason Zagami
Standard 1: Know students and how they learn


1.1 Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students 


Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students and how these may affect learning. 


Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of ways that students' ICT use can influence student's social and intellectual development and how this may affect their engagement and learning. 


1.2 Understand how students learn 


Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of research into how students learn and the implications for teaching.


Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how student engagement and learning can be enhanced through the use of digital resources and tools. 


1.3 Students with diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds 


Demonstrate knowledge of teaching strategies that are responsive to the learning strengths and needs of students from diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds. 


Demonstrate the ability to match digital resources and tools with teaching strategies in ways that are responsive to students’ diverse backgrounds. 


1.4 Strategies for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students 


Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of the impact of culture, cultural identity and linguistic background on the education of students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds. 


1.5 Differentiate teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities 


Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of strategies for differentiating teaching to meet the specific learning needs of students across the full range of abilities. 


Select and use specific digital resources and tools that are matched to teaching strategies designed to meet students’ individual and diverse learning needs. 


1.6 Strategies to support full participation of students with disability


Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of legislative requirements and teaching strategies that support participation and learning of students with disability. 


Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of digital resources and tools, including adaptive and assistive technologies, that can support the participation and learning of students with disability.


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