Professional Learning Materials

Teaching practices in Ochre Education lessons

The following videos and guides have been developed in partnership with the Australian Education Research Organisation. They examine the Tried and Tested practices and instructional decision-making in Ochre Education’s lessons.

Areas covered include mastery learning, formative assessment and explicit instruction.

Videos

Each video has an accompanying group facilitation guide with a suggested outline for facilitating a group session where teachers can reflect on their own practice.

Documents

Using worked examples

Explicit instruction in English

This document provides a suggested outline for facilitating a group session where teachers can use the explicit instruction in English video to reflect on their own practice. It could also provide guidance for activities for self-directed professional reflection.

Opportunities for practice

Explicit instruction in Maths

This document provides a suggested outline for facilitating a group session where teachers can use the explicit instruction in maths video to reflect on their own practice. It could also provide guidance for activities for self-directed professional reflection.

Breaking down content

Explicit instruction in Science

This document provides a suggested outline for facilitating a group session where teachers can use the explicit instruction in science video to reflect on their own practice. It could also provide guidance for activities for self-directed reflection.
Checking for understanding

Formative assessment in English

This document provides a suggested outline for facilitating a group session where teachers can use the formative assessment in English video to reflect on their own practice. It could also provide guidance for activities for self-directed reflection.
Checking for understanding and
providing feedback

Formative assessment in Maths

This document provides a suggested outline for facilitating a group session where teachers can use the formative assessment in maths video to reflect on their own practice. It could also provide guidance for activities for self-directed reflection.
Developing curriculum knowledge
and setting goals

Formative assessment in Science

This document provides a suggested outline for facilitating a group session where teachers can use the formative assessment in science video to reflect on their own practice. It could also provide guidance for activities for self-directed reflection.
Mastery learning

English

This document provides a suggested outline for a group session for teachers using the mastery learning in English video. It could also provide guidance for activities for self‑directed reflection.
Mastery learning

Maths

This document provides a suggested outline for facilitating a group session where teachers can use the mastery learning in maths video to reflect on their own practice. It could also provide guidance for activities for self-directed professional reflection.
Mastery learning

Science

This document provides a suggested for facilitating a group session where teachers can use the mastery learning in science video to reflect on their own practice. It could also provide guidance for activities for self-directed professional reflection.