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Return to school from remote learning

18 October 2021 Five tips for teachers returning to school from remote learning. For many schools in NSW the easing of COVID-19 restrictions in their local government area also signals the long-awaited return to schools. School staff will need to support students in the transition back to the classroom, and at the same time manage …

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Top tips for success in teaching CAFS

October 2021 Are you new to teaching CAFS or just want to know the secrets of successful CAFS teachers?  We asked Nicole Wheeler, presenter of ACHPER NSW’s Teaching Stage 6 CAFS for the first time workshop, to provide her top tips for achieving success when teaching CAFS. 1.Know the syllabus inside and out Ensure you …

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Using virtual escape rooms to engage students in their learning

Using a virtual escape room to increase engagement An escape room is traditionally a room where people (usually in teams) work together to solve puzzles. The use of clues assists participants to solve each puzzle to help them escape the room. They each have different themes. Patricia Raikadroka from Merrylands HS shares her steps for …

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National HPE Day – 1 September 2021

National HPE Day – what have you got planned to celebrate our learning area? Health & Physical Education (HPE) Day is a nationwide initiative that highlights the importance of HPE in the Australian Curriculum, and its influence on the learning and development of children. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a parent, caregiver, teacher or principal …

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Revision activities for Stage 6 PDHPE Core 1

Using COVID as a case study for revising Core 1 Original image source: The Guardian Australia  If any good has come out of the COVID-19 pandemic it has been the daily updates on case numbers and the increased visibility of epidemiology at work. Given the high profile of epidemiologists in the media, COVID-19 provides a …

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Using Google Forms for instant assessment when teaching remotely – A tutorial by Luke Adams

Luke Adams presented a video tutorial workshop on how to use Google Forms to provide instant feedback to students. This tool could be a valuable addition to your remote learning toolkit over coming weeks. Revisit the video now to go through the steps to setting it up for your classes.

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On-demand professional learning for Stage 6 teachers

On-demand professional learning for Stage teachers Stage 6 conference recordings – on sale now for a limited time Stage 6 virtual conference 2020 – All session recordings Purchase access to all of the recordings and materials from last year’s Stage 6 virtual conference for just $140. On-demand webinars available as part of the bundle PDHPE …

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Catch up PL: Stage 6 PDHPE and CAFS

Term 4: Opportunity for catch up PL in Stage 6 CAFS and PDHPE What a year 2020 has been, with untold disruptions to teaching, assessment and your professional learning. The COVID restrictions have meant our usual smorgasbord of face to face professional learning offerings for PDHPE and CAFS teachers has been drastically reduced this year. …

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ACHPER NSW Community Survey

ACHPER NSW Community Survey We need to hear from you about what ACHPER NSW can do to help make your work life easier.  Our Community Survey gives you the chance to have input into our plans for professional learning, resource development and promotions over the next three years. Have your say in the survey below …

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Rethinking teaching for learning article series

Teaching with an understanding of cognitive architecture In education we talk about learning and what it looks like every day. But what does ‘learning’ actually mean, and how can we use this understanding to guide our teaching practices? This article is part of a series that will focus on teaching for enhanced learning, motivation, engagement …

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