Other Resources

Curriculum Design Resources

I have developed these templates for use in my teaching and professional development workshops. They are available for use by teachers for curriculum design, with appropriate acknowledgement.

Backward Mapping Template (Blank).doc

Backward Mapping Template with Prompts.doc

Determining Curricular Priorities Template.doc

Bloom's Taxonomy Planning Template.doc

Maker Model Template.doc

Williams Model Overview.doc



Readings on Practitioner Inquiry and Student Voice

I draw on these readings often in workshops for teachers on evidence-informed practice, practitioner inquiry and/or student voice.

Cochran-Smith, M., & Lytle, S. (2009). Inquiry as Stance: Practitioner Research for the Next Generation. New York: Teachers College Press.

Fielding, M. (2010). The Radical Potential of Student Voice: Creating Spaces for Restless Encounters.  The International Journal of Emotional Education, 2(1), pp.61-73.

Fielding, M. (2011). Patterns of Partnership: Student Voice, Intergenerational Learning and Democratic Fellowship. In N. Mockler & J. Sachs (Eds.), Rethinking Educational Practice Through Reflexive Inquiry. (pp. 61-75). Dordrecht: Springer.

Groundwater-Smith, S., Dockett, S., & Bottrell, D. (2015). Participatory Research with Children and Young People. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

Hart, R. (1992). Children's Participation: From Tokenism to Citizenship. Innocenti Essay. Florence: UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre.

Mockler, N., & Groundwater-Smith, S. (2015). Engaging with Student Voice in Research, Education and Community: Beyond Legitimation and Guardianship. Dordrecht: Springer.219-231.


Some Favourite Links

The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development: An excellent resource library for teachers

The Australian Association for Research in Education: Access thousands of papers on every aspect of education

EduResearch Matters: The AARE Blog, on issues of contemporary significance to Australian education