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Table 2 Quality Teaching Model [70]

From: Integrating nutrition into the mathematics curriculum in Australian primary schools: protocol for a randomised controlled trial

  Intellectual quality Quality learning environment Significance
Elements Deep knowledge Explicit quality criteria Background knowledge
Deep understanding Engagement Cultural knowledge
Problematic knowledge High expectations Knowledge integration
Higher-order thinking Social support Inclusivity
Metalanguage Students’ self-regulation Connectedness
Substantive communication Student direction Narrative
  1. The Quality Teaching Model evaluates teaching practices and student learning divided into three dimensions: intellectual quality, quality learning environment and significance. Dimension are subdivided into six elements which each describe a statement that has to be rated on a scale ranging from 1 to 5