Blended approach to culturally responsive practice icot 2013
A Blended Approach to Culturally Responsive Practice in Mainstream SchoolsJanelle Riki and Anaru White Blended e-Learning Facilitators
PRESENTATION OUTLINE● Mihimihi - greeting● Priority Learners● A tailored PLD approach● Blended PLD delivery● Culturally Responsive Practice● Blended e-Learning for priority learners● An Educators Kete● VLN and CORE websites
MOE PRIORITY LEARNERS Māori PasifikaChildren with Special Learning Needs
Our priority learners arenot failing in our education system, Our education system is failing them!
● Poor● Hungry● Tired and or sick● Inadequate, overcrowded housing● Parents dont value education● Parents dont do homework with their children or come into school● Poor behaviour● Lazy● Dont value education – it’s cooler to fail● Are not as smart as other kids
A TAILORED PROFESSIONAL LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT APPROACH PHASE 1 PHASE 2 PHASE 3 CULTURAL AUDIT PLANNING PLDConduct a cultural Develop strategic goalsaudit and produce a for Māori Education, Provide tailored andcomprehensive report Māori Achievement and specific PLD to all staffthat describes the Cultural Responsiveness. (and BOT memberscurrent state of Develop an Action Plan in where appropriate), collaboration with staff, that directly supportsCultural the BOT, the local MāoriResponsiveness and the goals and Community and whānau; outcomes of thethat states that describes the school’recommendations for s current state, the school’s action planthe future. desired state and that has and strategic plan. specific goals aimed at achieving the desired outcomes.
Māori achieving Educational Success as Māori Opportunities to celebrate and excel in their own culture● Traditional indigenous education and knowledge● Natural inherent abilities, skills, expertise● Indigenous Pedagogy● Whānau, land & natural resources, te reo, tribal connections● Holistic view: physical, spiritual, academic● Religion, spirituality● Food● Cultural practices and beliefs● History, authority and autonomy
CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE PRACTICE● Relationships: personal, meaningful, in-depth● Values based● Educate yourself● Individual needs based● Culture counts, know what you bring to the table● High expectations: strengths, Māori potential● Support, over and above the call of duty● Meaningful contexts● Facilitate, encouragement, self-directed learning, autonomy, leadership
WHY BLENDED E-LEARNING IS SUCCESSFUL FOR PRIORITY LEARNERS● Autonomy, self directed● Interactive● Gateway to a wider world● Individualised pace and ability● Access available for wider family, iwi● Integration, collaboration, innovation● Their world, their comfort zone● Face to face relationships
AN EDUCATORS KETE ● Meaningful relationships ● Te Reo me ōna Tikanga Māori ● Culturally Responsive Practice ● Te Tiriti o Waitangi, Ka Hikitia, Tātaiako ● Engagement with whānau● Acknowledgment of iwi/hapū & hau kāinga