Examples of learning outcomes for literacy
Here are some more examples of learning outcomes for literacy and numeracy. Feel free to use, adapt or modify these to suit your own purposes. Or if you’re already sorted, skip ahead to the next module.
Don’t forget: You only need two learning outcomes in total for your project work – one for literacy and one for numeracy.
- Explain technical vocabulary in the context of basic tool identification for carpentry.
- Discuss academic vocabulary in the context of preparing for an examination
- Use comprehension strategies in the context of identifying potential consequences of health and safety hazards in a commercial kitchen.
- Use knowledge of language and text features in the context of recognising specialised text types such as standard operating procedures and instruction manuals.
- Use spelling strategies in the context of writing everyday, Māori and scientific names for common trees.
- Explain technical vocabulary in the context of writing a glossary of terms.
- Use planning and composing tools and strategies in the context of writing a job application letter.
- Use revising and editing tools and strategies in the context of writing a short report.
Speaking and listening
- Use listening comprehension strategies in the context of following instructions on how to mix agricultural sprays
- Discuss technical vocabulary in the context of an introduction to arc welding.
- Explain specialised language used in the context of a tailgate meeting.
- Use interactive listening and speaking skills in the context of an employment interview.
- Use strategies to solve addition and subtraction problems in the context of calculating hours worked in a week.
- Discuss strategies to solve multiplication and division problems in the context of calculating a 25% discount off a retail price.
- Use strategies to solve problems involving simple fractions in the context of breaking up a paddock.
- Demonstrate number facts knowledge in the context of fraction, decimal and percentage conversions used in hairdressing.
- Use common benchmarks to estimate measurements in the context of working out how long the side of a building is.
- Use sensible units, tools and formulas to measure the side lengths and areas of rectangles in the context of working out how much compost is needed for a home garden.
- Use sensible units, tools and formulas to measure the side lengths and areas of triangles and rectangles in the context of working out how the amount of paint needed for a wall.
- Carry out simple conversions between grams and kilograms in the context of baking a sponge cake.
What else can I read?
As well as a lot of stuff on this blog, I’ve written several other books on education-related topics. They are available here:
- Three simple approaches you need for learner-centred teaching
- What is Learner Centred?
- The Educator Entrepreneur
- How to not suck at writing more than 280 characters
Literacy & Numeracy – It’s Not Rocket Science
Learn the fundamentals of literacy and numeracy with Graeme Smith
Discover how to be more successful in your teaching journey. I’ll introduce and explain some of the fundamentals of adult literacy and numeracy.
Once you’ve finished reading, you will have a better understanding of the basics including how to integrate or embed literacy and numeracy into your teaching. This includes with technical and vocational education. You can read more here.
Now bundled wth two free printable resources – a place value chart and hundreds grid.
CHECK OUT LITERACY AND NUMERACY: IT’S NOT ROCKET SCIENCE BY GRAEME SMITH
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The Educator Entrepreneur – Don’t Bring a Whiteboard Marker to a Knife Fight
Learn how to think like an Entrepreneur with Graeme Smith
Education is a tough business to work in. And that’s true regardless of whether you are a teacher, a trainer or any kind of specialist educator. But what if you’re a business owner AS WELL…!
If you’re like me, most days you’re probably pretty excited about what you do. But some days… Some days I can’t understand why anyone would want to work in education. But I learned to survive and thrive and you can too. Teach yourself a lesson and start thinking like an entrepreneur. Read more here
CHECK OUT THE EDUCATOR ENTREPRENEUR – DON’T BRING A WHITEBOARD MAKER TO A KNIFE FIGHT BY GRAEME SMITH
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What is Learner-Centred Teaching – 12 Concepts from Te Ao Māori You Should Embrace to Create Learning Success
Discover time-honoured approaches to learner-centred teaching
What if I told you that there were time-honoured approaches to teaching and learning you can use to create the conditions for learning success. Imagine if your teaching really connected with your learners… What if your classroom or training environment was a place where your learners felt like they belonged and wanted to learn?
Here’s a secret. It’s totally possible if you discover and embrace time-honoured concepts from Te Ao Māori – the Māori world. This book is for you if you want to teach or train in a way that is more learner-centred or if you want to learn to think in a more holistic way. Read more here
CHECK OUT WHAT IS LEARNER-CENTRED TEACHING? 12 CONCEPTS FROM TE AO MĀORI YOU SHOULD EMBRACE TO CREATE LEARNING SUCCESS BY GRAEME SMITH
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Three Simple Approaches You Need for Learner-Centred Teaching
Find out more about three of the fundamentals of adult teaching
Have you ever thought about how to improve your teaching? Have you ever wondered what it takes to create learner success in any teaching environment? Well, you need three things. Make that four things… You need to:
- Understand what people mean when they talk about “learner-centred” teaching.
- Know how to leverage your learners’ prior knowledge.
- Have simple ways of increasing the motivation of your students.
- Know what learner agency is and how to develop it.
Read more here.
CHECK OUT THREE SIMPLE APPROACHES YOU NEED FOR LEARNER-CENTRED TEACHING BY GRAEME SMITH
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