Presentation on theme: "Leading Australian Curriculum: Science Day 4. Australian Curriculum PURPOSE Curriculum leaders develop capacity to lead change and support schools and."— Presentation transcript:
Australian Curriculum PURPOSE Curriculum leaders develop capacity to lead change and support schools and network of schools with the implementation of Australian Curriculum: Science Teachers improve their confidence with teaching science content of the Australian Curriculum Day 4: Achievement Standards & Moderation, Earth and Space Science, Presentations of focus areas and school progress
Australian Curriculum A-E GRADES A Excellent The student demonstrates achievement that has greatly exceeded the expected standard. Their achievement is well beyond what is expected at this year level. B Good The student demonstrates achievement that exceeds the expected standard. C Satisfactory The student demonstrates achievement at the expected standard. The student is able to progress to the next level of learning. D Limited The student demonstrates achievement below the expected standard. The student demonstrates a quality of learning that is adequate for progression but will still need additional support or assistance to progress. E Very Low The student demonstrates achievement
Australian Curriculum MODERATION ACTIVITY Process Groups of 3 in year groups Describe the context of the task and share 3 work samples Discuss any rubrics or marking key developed Identify key features of below, at and above achievement standard Annotate samples Consensus of group Feedback for student – identify teaching points
Australian Curriculum EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE Key ideas include: Systems in space Changes to Earth 5 Why Strategy Why should Earth and Space Science be taught in primary school?
Australian Curriculum EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE Brainstorm Investigative ideas In year groups brainstorm ideas that can be investigated for Earth and Space Science Write 5 investigative questions to address these ideas Stray and Stay One group member stays to explain the ideas, while the rest of the group looks at all other groups ideas
Australian Curriculum PRESENTATIONS 11:50-12:00Group 1 12:05-12:15Group 2 12:20-12:30Group 3
Australian Curriculum REFLECTION In groups discuss: What do you think are the really important elements that need to be included in future professional learning for teachers in science? In your journal write: In my role as curriculum leader what three things do I need to do to support the implementation of Science. Call out ideas Feedback – complete evaluation/feedback sheet