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2023 Teachers New to SACE Stage 2 Physics Workshop

Presenter: Michael Smith (Concordia College)

Dr Michael Smith has taught Physics for over fifteen years; has delivered professional development since 2014; and authored and edited Physics textbooks.

Intended Audience: For teachers new to Stage 2 Physics and current teachers seeking guidance that have not taught the Physics course recently.

Details

Date:

Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm

Venue: Education Development Centre (EDC), Hindmarsh

Bookings close: 06/02/2022

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $145.00
Joint Member (1 day) $145.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 day) $185.00
Non-Member (1 day) $225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 day) $50.00
1st Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00
2nd Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00

Description

Presenter: Michael Smith (Concordia College)

Dr Michael Smith has taught Physics for over fifteen years; has delivered professional development since 2014; and authored and edited Physics textbooks.

Intended Audience: For teachers new to Stage 2 Physics and current teachers seeking guidance that have not taught the Physics course recently.

Program Outline:

This professional development session will cover:

  • Course requirements and planning
  • SACE submission requirements
  • Using the performance standards appropriately
  • Advice and practice on writing quality assessments

In addition, participants are invited to collaborate, share resources, and develop networks that will assist in early-career teaching.

Key Topics: 

  1. Overview of the course
  • Using the subject outline in teaching
  1. Planning and assessment
  • Assessment types
  • Developing a LAP
  • Good investigations
  • Developing SATs
  • Formative / Demonstration activities
  • Other resources
  • Planning the year 
  1. Sample tasks and discussion
  • Have some prepared to discuss
  • Assessing and using the performance standards
  • Science Inquiry Skills / SHE assessments
  • Examination preparation
  1. Moderation
  • What is required
  • Planning and organisation

2023 Teachers New to SACE Stage 2 Biology Workshop

Presenter: TBA

Intended Audience: For teachers new to Stage 2 Biology and current teachers seeking guidance for the new course.

Details

Date:

Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm

Venue: Education Development Centre (EDC), Hindmarsh

Bookings close: 06/02/2023

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $145.00
Joint Member (1 day) $145.00
Corporate Membership - SA School (1 day) $185.00
Non-Member (1 day) $225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 day) $50.00
1st Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00
2nd Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00
Corporate Member - Business or Interstate school (1 day) $185.00

Description

Presenter: TBA

Intended Audience: For teachers new to Stage 2 Biology and current teachers seeking guidance for the new course.

Key Topics: 

Introduction- welcome and get to know you!

SACE Board documents/Subject Outline
Designing a Teaching Program
Alternative Programs
Theory Lessons

Teaching biology
Analysing worksheets, class assignments, homework assignments using assessment design criteria and performance standards
AV and multimedia materials in Senior Biology
Practical Lessons

Types of Practical
Assessing practical work
Test questions relating to practicals
Assessment Plans

Moderation

Preparing tests, SHE questions, and SHE investigations

Analysing test questions
Preparing answers
‘Deconstructing’ a problem
Marking

Marking tests, SHE questions, and SHE investigations

Q & A Session

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2023 Teachers New to Stage 1 and Stage 2 Nutrition Workshop

Presenter: Elizabeth Arthur (Nazareth College)

Intended Audience: Stage 1 and 2 teachers new to Nutrition

This session will provide an introduction to Stage 1 and Stage 2 Nutrition covering content, resources, assessment and SACE requirements. 

Details

Date:

Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm

Venue: Education Development Centre (EDC), Hindmarsh

Bookings close: 13/02/2023

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $145.00
Joint Member (1 day) $145.00
1st Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00
2nd Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 day) $185.00
Non-Member (1 day) $225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 day) $50.00

Description

Presenter: Elizabeth Arthur (Nazareth College)

Intended Audience: Stage 1 and 2 teachers new to Nutrition

This session will provide an introduction to Stage 1 and Stage 2 Nutrition covering content, resources, assessment and SACE requirements. 

This workshop will give teachers new to teaching SACE Nutrition an opportunity to meet and network with fellow new teachers. The workshop will provide practical information for planning in Stage 1 and Stage 2 and an overview of the topics as well as examples and discussion around assessment tasks.

Program: 

SUBJECT OUTLINES

Stage 1 Subject Outline

  • Topics

(left hand column vs right hand column)

  • How do these topics link to Stage 2
  • Ideas for teaching

Stage 2 Subject Outline

  • Topics

ASSESSMENT

Assessment requirements Stage 1 vs Stage 2

  • Folio: prac and SHE
  • SATs: task or case study

Performance Standards

Assessment tasks Stage 1 vs Stage 2

Science Inquiry Skills

+ Practical ideas

+ errors discussion

+ moderation

SHE

+ exemplar

+ writing a SHE test question

Case Study

+ exemplar

+ what it might look like in the exam

Test

+ writing good test questions

Examination – what to expect

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2023 Teachers New to SACE Stage 2 Chemistry

 

Presenters: Glen Arthur 

Teachers new to SACE Stage 2 Chemistry provides an overview, and guidance offered for planning, assessment and task design. Participants will be given the opportunity to share and discuss ideas, tasks and other resources.

Intended Audience: For teachers new to Stage 2 Chemistry

Details

Date:

Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm

Venue: Education Development Centre (EDC), Hindmarsh

Bookings close: 13/02/2023

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $145.00
Joint Member (1 day) $145.00
Corporate Membership - SA School (1 day) $185.00
Non-Member (1 day) $225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 day) $50.00
1st Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00
2nd Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00

Description

 

Presenters: Glen Arthur 

Teachers new to SACE Stage 2 Chemistry provides an overview, and guidance offered for planning, assessment and task design. Participants will be given the opportunity to share and discuss ideas, tasks and other resources.

Intended Audience: For teachers new to Stage 2 Chemistry

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2023 Teachers New to SACE Stage 1 & 2 Psychology

Presenter: Carolyn Pinchbeck (Xavier College) 

Carolyn has over 15 years of experience teaching SACE Stage 1&2 Psychology and has supervised both marking and moderation for a number of years and has also been involved in examination setting and curriculum writing for the SACE Board. She has supported many students in her classes to achieve A+ and Merit scores for Psychology over the years. Carolyn has convened the SASTA New Teachers conference and Psychology Summer Conference for many years and has a keen passion for promoting student and teacher excellence in the discipline of Psychology.

Intended Audience: For teachers new to Stage 1 & 2 Psychology

Details

Date:

Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm

Venue: Education Development Centre (EDC), Hindmarsh

Bookings close: 20/02/2023

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $145.00
Joint Member (1 day) $145.00
Corporate Member - SA School (1 day) $185.00
Non-Member (1 day) $225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 day) $50.00
1st Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00
2nd Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00

Description

Presenter: Carolyn Pinchbeck (Xavier College) 

Carolyn has over 15 years of experience teaching SACE Stage 1&2 Psychology and has supervised both marking and moderation for a number of years and has also been involved in examination setting and curriculum writing for the SACE Board. She has supported many students in her classes to achieve A+ and Merit scores for Psychology over the years. Carolyn has convened the SASTA New Teachers conference and Psychology Summer Conference for many years and has a keen passion for promoting student and teacher excellence in the discipline of Psychology.

Intended Audience: For teachers new to Stage 1 & 2 Psychology

Program:

9:00 - Welcome and networking

9:30- The bio/psycho/social model

10:30 - Morning tea

11:00- Stage 1

Assessment Type 1: Investigations Folio

  • Science as a Hunan Endeavour (planning, task sheets, rubrics, exemplars, marking & mock moderation)
  • Design & Deconstruct  (planning, task sheets, rubrics, exemplars, marking & mock moderation)

12:45- Lunch

1:30 - Stage 2: Research Programs & Investigation Reports

2:30- Stage 1 & 2

Assessment Type 2: Skills and Application Tasks

  • Tests
  • Assignments
  • Formative classroom activities

3:30 - Close

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2023 Teachers New to SACE Stage 2 Scientific Studies

Presenter: Helen Godfrey (Open Access College)

Intended audience: Teachers new to Scientific Studies

Teachers new to SACE Stage 2 Scientific Studies provides an overview, and guidance offered for planning, assessment and task design. Participants will be given the opportunity to share and discuss ideas, tasks and other resources.

Details

Date:

Time: 9.00am - 3.00pm

Venue: Education Development Centre (EDC), Hindmarsh

Bookings close: 20/02/2023

Event Pricing

Type Regular price
Personal Member (1 day) $145.00
Joint Member (1 day) $145.00
Corporate Membership - SA School (1 day) $185.00
Non-Member (1 day) $225.00
SASTA Student Member (1 day) $50.00
1st Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00
2nd Year of Teaching (1 day) $145.00

Description

Presenter: Helen Godfrey (Open Access College)

Intended audience: Teachers new to Scientific Studies

Teachers new to SACE Stage 2 Scientific Studies provides an overview, and guidance offered for planning, assessment and task design. Participants will be given the opportunity to share and discuss ideas, tasks and other resources.

Program:

  • Overview and structure of the subject
  • Design Proposals
  • Deconstruct and designing investigations
  • Science as a Human Endeavour
  • Collaborative Inquiry
  • External Assessment

Please bring your own WIFI enabled device (laptop, tablet etc.)

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