Title: Kids Curriculum
Presenter: Simone Isaacs, Ermington West Public School
Co-presenter: Barbara Simic, Ermington West Public School
Co-presenter: Nadine Haynes, Ermington West Public School
Co-presenter: Rita Elias, Ermington West Public School
Duration: 60 mins
Overview: This workshop will outline the exciting and dynamic curriculum delivery methods utilised at Ermington West PS. Participants will experience the journey the school community is undertaking: dynamic and flexible learning spaces; student directed learning through Genius Hour; play-based Discovery Time; and Kids Curriculum. The Ermington West Learning Model will be presented and work-shopped so participants better understand how 21C competencies can be incorporated into the primary school curriculum. Presenters will showcase our processes for getting the balance between explicit, evidence-based teaching and student directed learning. This workshop will facilitate deep reflection on the variety of teaching methodologies used in schools and lead participants to question what defines them as an educator.
Target Audience: K-6, Teachers & Executive, School Leaders