EI for TeachersEI for Teachers combines self-reflection, with 360-degree feedback from students and classroom observers to help educators develop their teaching practice. Educator Impact also provides a place for your teachers to set and track their progress towards their goals.
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Aligned to AITSL standards
EI for Teachers looks at eight areas of teaching practice which research tells us drive teacher effectiveness. Here are some of our eight teaching competencies.
Calibrating Difficulty Making lessons an appropriate level of difficulty
- Gaining insight into students’ current ability levels
- Differentiating based on student progress and ability
- Setting ‘stretch’ targets to challenge learners
Managing the Classroom Practising sound classroom management
- Proactively reducing distractions from learning
- Quickly managing behavioural issues
- Creating a safe learning environment
Communicating Effectively Using communication skills to grab and hold attention and interest
- Creating engaging activities
- Developing interesting lessons
- Encouraging participation in class activities
Providing Feedback Deploying constructive, formative assessment to improve student performance
- Offering detailed, factual and constructive feedback to students
- Including positive feedback on work done well
- Showing students how to correct mistakes
PD Accreditation for your teachers
Educator Impact is endorsed to provide NESA/BOSTES QTC Registered Professional Development for teachers accredited at Proficient Teacher. Successful completion of one cycle of EI’s evidence-based professional learning for teachers will contribute 4 hours of QTC Registered PD, addressing 3.6.2, 6.1.2, 6.2.2 and 6.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers, towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Research tells us that outside natural ability, there is no greater driver of student achievement than teacher quality. With feedback being the most powerful tool for improving performance (Grattan Institute).