11 schools engaged in Action Learning ProjectsOver 80 teachers involved
13 schools with in-school DER Curriculum LeadersOver 18 in-school DER CurriculumLeaders
Newton’s Laws Explained using Flash Animation – Kingsgrove High School
Kingsgrove High School• Year 10 Science class – Using Flash to explain newton’s laws.• Year 11 Studies of Religion – Audacity and Premiere Elements – major project
Caringbah High School• Faculty based teams – teacher mentors trained• History/English Year 10 class: – Edmodo (communication within class and with a school outside the region) – Glogster – posters – Dreamweaver – websites (Australia and the wars) – Freemind – mind mapping – Audacity – record narration – Premiere Elements – video editing
Caringbah High School• Weekly VC’s with Macquarie University• Use of LAMS by students to create their own learning pathway
New ways of learningYear 10 History work samples - websites
FOCUS ON TEACHING & LEARNINGCross faculty RichAssessment Task – Teachers teach their ScienceICT skills assessed subject content and give regular meaningful Context feedback on progress throughout the unit. Geography Literacy Numeracy ICT Skills Teachers assess their own subject outcomes and Assessment ICT skills assessed explicit feedback through the marking rubric task
Pedagogy enriched by technology integration
What technology is being used by schools?
In-school DER Leaders
More examples• Lucas Heights Community School – Mentoring by in-school DER leader – Cross faculty – Teachers developing KLA specific classroom resources• Menai High School – All Year 9 multi-media assessment task - Sustainability – open ended task – Use of Edmodo, blogEd, Audacity, OnenOte, Premiere Elements
Teacher Professional LearningDER Specific 4 Day Project Skills Workshops
What teachers are learning
STUDENT VOICE …WHAT STUDENTS ARE SAYING...
The future?• Funding to support DER until the end of 2012• Sydney Region will be funded to provide support till the end of 2012• Funding available to schools for DER related projects in the next financial year.