Papers & Workshops



  Individualising the English Program Using Learning Contracts


Lynda Cutting

Yarra Valley Grammar School, Victoria, Australia

Planning curriculum to take into account different ways of learning and levels of thinking is a challenge for teachers who wish to meet the individual learning needs of their students. This 45 minute session would loo at one way of using learning contracts with senior primary school students to encourage independent learning in English and enhance the integrated studies program. Combining negotiation of responsibility, recognition of different ways of thinking (Multiple Intelligences) and levels of thinking (Blooms Taxonomy).
  Presentation Format: 45 min. paper

RMIT, Melbourne, Australia

5-9 July 2000