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Implementing age-appropriate pedagogies: Achieving range and balance

Various teaching approaches may be considered age-appropriate for teaching the Australian Curriculum in the early years. The teacher's role in enacting a range and balance of age-appropriate pedagogies involves deliberate, purposeful and thoughtful decision making and actions to promote children's innate drive for independent learning.

When selecting an approach, teachers need to consider:

Utilise the supporting documents below to assist in achieving a range and balance of age-appropriate pedagogies in classroom practice.

explanation-of-terms


The Explanation of terms outlines a range of teaching approaches that may be considered age-appropriate for teaching the Australian Curriculum in the early years. Each approach is further unpacked into associated practices and strategies.

PDF version Adobe PDF document2.3M | RTF version Microsoft® Word document 52K


Guide for teacher aides


A guide for teacher aides outlines a variety of strategies teacher aides may use when supporting teachers enact age-appropriate approaches. Each approach is unpacked into example scenarios. When using these strategies, teacher aides enrich children's learning and deepen their experiences.

PDF version Adobe PDF document2.5M | RTF version Microsoft® Word document 24K


Resources

Download the following resources to support implementation of age-appropriate pedagogies approaches.

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