This book examines a series of innovations in education. The book editors argue "innovation is not necessarily an all encompassing large change but can be anything that deviates from current... More > practice". In this book Knight and Van der Zwan present a number of authors who have written chapters on a range of innovations in education as diverse as leadership, learning design, pedagogy, classroom practices, assessment organisation, resource use and enhancing teacher capabilities.< Less
This book is based on selected papers presented at the 2012 Teacher Education Dialogue staged in Coffs Harbour, Australia. The theme was "Innovation and New Ideas in Teaching and Teacher... More > Education". With this theme in mind, chapter authors present various innovations and new ideas in teaching, teacher education and schooling related matters.< Less
How does the effective teacher assess and report their classroom curriculum program?
Building on the success of their previous book--- Designing the Classroom Curriculum in the Knowledge Age ---... More > David Lynch and Richard Smith seek to answer this question by focusing their “teaching design” idea on classroom assessment and reporting. At the heart of their teaching design idea is the formulation of teaching strategies that enable all students to make the required learning gains.
At its core, the book encourages the teacher to work towards becoming a different kind of teacher, a teacher who has a mindset attuned to the Knowledge Age and who embraces new knowledge sets that reflect research into effective teaching. More specifically, the book explores the theory and practice of “teaching design” from the perspective of assessment and reporting. The book examines these premises as context when assessing and reporting the classroom curriculum.
A real how to assess and report book.< Less
The International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change seeks to promote and foster scholarly work that informs and promotes, in all fields of endeavour, the phenomena of innovation,... More > creativity and change. More specifically, the International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change seeks to publish those papers that have the capacity to be influential in their fields or across fields and that will significantly advance understanding in those field.< Less