Dressing up as a fairtyale character to excite and motivate her students is just one of the teaching strategies used by an inspirational Prep and Year 1 teacher.
Isabelle (Izzy) Fuller is passionate about helping her students, who have Autism, achieve their potential.
The Sycamore School teacher is actively involved in online teaching communities and keeps up-to-date with current research and evidenced-based practices.
She uses technology in the classroom, including iBooks, to engage students and works hard on building relationships with them and their families.
Izzy is able to draw on those relationships to ensure students’ interests are incorporated into their learning.
Mentor teacher Shoni McCarthy says Izzy is able to work sensitively and confidently in a complex environment and is knowledgeable about teaching strategies that assist students with Autism.
“Izzy’s enthusiasm for teaching is contagious and she is a well-respected member of staff here at The Sycamore School,” Shoni says.
“Izzy makes learning fun.”
Izzy’s enthusiasm and warmth is backed by a high level of professionalism. She adheres to school policies and guidelines for classroom management, planning, teaching, assessing and reporting.
Congratulations Izzy on your nomination for a QCT Excellence in Beginning to Teach Award.