Glen Pearsall

Glen Pearsall was a teacher at Eltham High School and a board member of the Curriculum Assessment Authority in Victoria, Australia. Pearsall is the author of the best-selling And Gladly Teach, Classroom Dynamics, and The Literature Toolbox and coauthor of Literature for Life and Work Right. Pearsall works throughout Australia as an educational consultant, specializing in feedback and assessment, workload reduction for teachers, and instructional practice. He has a particular interest in the work of graduate and preservice teachers and has worked as a research fellow and tutorial leader at the Centre for Youth Research, University of Melbourne, Australia. He is a Cambridge Education associate and a master class presenter for TTA and has a long association with the Teacher Learning Network and a wide range of teacher unions.

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  1. Tilting Your Teaching: Seven Simple Shifts That Can Substantially Improve Student Learning

    Tilt your teaching and see student engagement and achievement - not to mention your own sense of accomplishment - skyrocket. With Glen Pearsall and Natasha Harris’s Tilting Your Teaching: Seven Simple Shifts That Can Substantially Improve Student Learning you’ll learn the same techniques that Glen shares in his coaching sessions with teachers throughout Australia and around the world. Using pencil and paper or an app, you’ll also learn how to identify, record, and analyse key performance data to home in on the small changes you can make to realise big results. Better still, team up with a colleague for mutual support. It only takes a few words and as little as one second (seriously!) to transform an unruly classroom into a place of confidence and productivity.

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  2. Creating positive classrooms: Practical classroom management
    This workshop explores strategies for creating a positive and productive working environment for students and teachers. Learn More
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  3. Practical approaches to teaching texts
    This workshop explores engaging and effective ways to explore both fiction and non-fiction texts with your students. Learn More
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  4. Practical approaches to peer observation and coaching
    This session will explore the classroom observation process and discuss several data tools, apps and other techniques for eliciting and recording evidence Learn More
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  5. Reducing correction more quickly as a third-stage tool
    This session discusses techniques for reducing written correction and encouraging students to take a more active role in the correction cycle. Learn More
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  6. Learning goals and feedback techniques that are fast, formative and effective
    This session investigates strategies for helping students internalise learning goals and for giving students and receiving feedback on your students’ feedback towards those goals. Learn More
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  7. Practical questioning techniques for eliciting and responding to your students
    This session explores how making small adjustments to questioning techniques takes little additional preparation time but can have a profound effect on student outcomes.  Learn More
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  8. The Literature Toolbox: An English Teacher's Handbook

    ‘The study of English introduces a student to other voices and other lives … and in doing so, helps them find their own voice.’ Whether you are planning to study a new text, looking for a fresh approach to teach an old favourite or simply seeking strategies to provide more variety in your teaching, this is an invaluable guide for all English teachers. The literature toolbox features over fifty activities for exploring text. Easy to implement and rigorously road-tested in real classrooms, these practical strategies foster engagement, deepen inquiry, and model fluent and sophisticated essay writing.

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  9. Thinking and Learning Conference 2021

    The Hawker Brownlow Education Thinking & Learning Conference brings together the biggest names in education, in one location for three days of exceptional professional learning. From data to differentiation, PLCs to wellbeing, the 2021 Thinking & Learning Conference will inspire educators and equip them with the knowledge and practical strategies to advance student achievement.

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  10. Fast and Effective Assessment: How to Reduce Your Workload and Improve Student Learning

    What if teachers could dramatically reduce the amount of time they spend reviewing and correcting student work and actually see better results in terms of student learning? That's the goal of Glen Pearsall, who shares dozens of classroom-tested strategies that lessen teachers' workload while increasing students' class participation and improving their understanding. Drawing from his own experience as a teacher and coach, Pearsall offers practical, real-world advice in the form of techniques that are both effective and sustainable in the everyday classroom. The result is smarter assessment - for both teachers and students.

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