Video: Selecting Fit-for-Purpose Teaching Pedagogies

Primary teachers have a wide range of evidence-based teaching pedagogies and strategies at their fingertips, to be utilised at different times. Whilst it is invaluable to have a strong foundational knowledge of all these pedagogies, it can therefore be overwhelming to know which should be used when, especially when it comes in the context of behaviour management in the classroom. Louise Kelly and Michael Cannavan are experienced primary classroom teachers in Adelaide, South Australia and here they share their experiences and thoughts on how to navigate this challenge.

Key Messages

  1. Finding the right balance between engaging the students and achieving learning outcomes
  2. Building inclusivity amongst the class and ensuring all participate will help with behaviour management
  3. Capitalise on the "power of the peer"!