<ul><li>The Volcanics Cluster – An On Line Learning Community </li></ul>
The Convergence of Learning Courtesy of Derek Wenmoth – Core Education
Pedagogy Student Needs Education Theory Teacher Experience School Values, culture and situation Tools and Processes Clustering Shared Other? NZC What Drives our Teaching Practice (Pedagogy)?
eLearning – Student Centred and for the Digitally Minded Tools Professional Development Pedagogy Planning, Reflection, Review Student Learning Critical Critical This Process is Not Sequential
how? Current practice <ul><li>How ICT can support school-based curriculum development ? </li></ul><ul><li>What is our vision ....for our students learning..... for our practice? </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching as Inquiry..Does this cycle describe our own practice? </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry as a disposition </li></ul>It’s about Student Learning Courtesy of Helen Cooper
Planning, Reflection, Review Critical Critical Appraisal Educational Positioning System (EPS) Updating Schemes / Units of Work Communities of Practice (internal & cluster) Teaching as Inquiry
Tools Hardware Software and the Internet Effective use of software and the internet is hardware dependent
Video Conferencing Internet and Web 2.0 tools VC classes Curriculum Groups LMS/SMS Digital Portfolios Special Interest Groups E-Asttle and Enrol Web 2.0 tools National VC Opportunities Tools – Hardware dependent (Infrastructure )
VC classes Subject Classes Scholarship Mentoring (under investigation for 2009/2010) Gifted and Talented (trial over 2009) Successful Learning dependent upon Certain CSF Collaboration
Curriculum Groups Special Interest Groups National VC Opportunities E.g. Inquiry Learning, Literacy, Maori achievement, behaviour mgmnt, E.g. Maths, English, Science, PE, Commerce, ICT E.g. National Library, TKI, CWA Media, Book Council, Te Papa, VLN Can use either VC or Adobe Connect to conference
Internet and Web 2.0 tools Differentiated Teaching / Personalising Learning Inquiry Learning Collaborative Learning Literacy Numeracy Blended Learning Environment
Internet and Web 2.0 tools LMS/SMS Interoperability . Teacher PD. Student PD Parent PD Digital Portfolios Online CV. Record of student work Portability an issue at the moment Web 2.0 tools Blogs, Wikis, Flickr, freeware tools, e.g. hot potatoes, Content Generator E-Asttle and Enrol Coming to a school near you?? Interoperable?
What should we be doing? ICT Committee Learning Vision Strategic plan Lead teachers – accelerated Learning Focus on 2 to 3 ICT goals Buddy system Action plan
Some ideas <ul><li>eTeachers actively using LMS to support online course. All have online presence. Grow their ePedagogy. </li></ul><ul><li>Work with two to three teachers per school to actively integrate ICT into their lessons. </li></ul><ul><li>Effective buddy support systems set up in each school to teach and share basic skills to all teachers. E.g. good file management, backups, effective use of email, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Something to think about?? (Next slide) </li></ul>
Integration of ICT into lessons Identify Learning needs at departmental /subject level Examples of integration specific to a subject area PD provided May be a teacher in your school, in your cluster, or someone who the subject advisor has suggested.