We needed to plan for and engage inteaching and learning of thinking skills for allstudents and teachers.We Designed teaching and learning activitiesthat: • engaged • created • provided • promoted • Assisted and • encouraged…
• Articulate different thinking types.• Include a variety of strategies and approaches.• Provide opportunities for students to construct knowledge for themselves, participate in higher-order thinking and facilitate divergent thinking.
• Question Matrix• Six Thinking Hats (De Bono)• Thinking Maps (David Hyerle)• Graphic Organisers• Bloom’s / Anderson’s Revised Taxonomy• Thinker’s Keys (Tony Ryan) (Just to name a few)
Extended Abstract:I can create new ideas, processes or actions in response tostimulusRelational:I can elaborate on ideas in response to stimulusMultistructural:I can generate many different ideas in response tostimulusUnistructural:I can generate ideas in response to stimulusPrestructural:I need help to think creatively
• We have attended as many of the professional development workshops and hui as practicably possible• To up skill ourselves by learning and sharing new ideas.• Working out what works for us and what doesn’t.• Create continuity, stability and sustainability within our teaching and learning programme for 21st century learners• Incorporate and Integrate our plan for teaching and learning with; • ICT • The NZC • Inquiry Process • Thinking Skills • And The Hauturu School Curriculum Document
Year One Year Two Year Three1. Inquiry Process 1. We added Thinking 1. We are continuously Planning for Skills to our planning updating our school teaching and for teaching and curriculum to include the use of ICT, Inquiry Learning learning SOLO and Thinking Skills to2. We can use MS 2. We now use online e- cater to 21st century Word, Power Point learning sites and learners. Construction and Excel downloadable of our e-Learning3. We share programmes to framework. Up date information with our teach, learn and cyber user agreements. community by share 2. The ICTPD and newsletter, phone 3. We text parents and Workshops continue to up skill us calls and face to face our community can 3. Investigation and use of4. We use mainly digital visit our wiki’s and e-portfolio’s for staff , cameras to record BLOG’s and leave students and parents and share events comments 4. Stocktake and update5. Professional 4. We utilise digital equipment to ensure Development cameras, flip mino’s, sustainable teaching iPods and learning with the 5. Professional support of ICT tools
• A shift in thinking – Some people just aren’t ready to move or they move at a slower pace because of time, confidence and teaching and learning style or just aren’t ready to change?• The Government is expecting huge change in a small amount of time e.g. National Standards, Performance?, School Closures, NZC, Expectations, Budgets are smaller and needs are greater, Broad Band, Charter Schools? etc…• Being a small rural school at the end of the food chain
We strive to do the best we can with what we have We continue to teach and learn new things and Up skill ourselves and the 21st century learner IT WAS REALLY IMPORTANT FOR HAUTURUSCHOOL TO BE A PARTICIPATING PARTNER IN THE KING COUNTRY ICTPD CLUSTER Toi te Kupu Toi Te Mana Toi te Whenua