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Istituto Pedagogico Bolzano Italy: the project
How the Italian school system in South Tyrol applies the guidelines of the
New District Curricula within the National Ones.
For two years, in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, schools will be implementing new curricula for compulsory education (6 to 16 yrs): 17 schools are experiencing and adapting general guidelines, schools timetable and traguardi di competenza (goals) to the new Indicazioni Provinciali.
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Istituto Pedagogico is responsible to train teachers within the new framework with the SOFT project.

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    • London March 2010 fiorluis[at]tin.it, S viluppo O rizzonte F ormativo h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m  T erritoriale Istituto Pedagogico Bolzano Italy: the project How the Italian school system in South Tyrol applies the guidelines of the New District Curricula within the National Ones PART 1: institutional and procedural framework -8 slides Attribuzione - Non commerciale - Condividi allo stesso modo 2.5 Italia
    • South Tyrol: where is? 2 ● 3 Bolzano 4 For two years, in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, schools 5 will be implementing new curricula for compulsory education (6 to 16 yrs): 17 6 schools are experiencing and adapting general guidelines, schools timetable and traguardi di competenza (goals) to 7 the new Indicazioni Provinciali. Istituto Pedagogico is responsible to train teachers within the new 8 framework with the SOFT project.
    • Why: aims 2 3 1.To help schools, with individual actions, applying the guidelines for ● testing new curricula. 2.To promote South Tyrolean school professional practices aimed at 4 achieving high quality standards while respecting diversity of each individual. 5 3.To draw out all the experiences that have been adopted and share them through the network. 4.To move the process of renewal in schools where it hasn't started 6 yet. 5.To train teachers to new teaching methodologies. 7 8
    • Who:  3 workgroups 2 Group 1, designs the Group 2, designs the Group 3, acts in the institutional framework . project. schools. 3 Representatives: Scientific 4 ● Teachers, Sovrintendenza, committee Researchers from School Academy, “Mentors or Istituto Istituto friends”*, Pedagogico, Pedagogico, Researchers from 5 external tutors University, Istituto (expert Headmasters. Pedagogico. teachers). 6 7 *Mario Castoldi, Giancarlo Cerini, Italo Fiorin 8
    • What:  macro actions 2 Accurate and continuous information in the 3 1 schools to raise awareness and move the processes. 4 2 Common seminar meetings and workshops for all schools on the issues about curricula reform, teaching, assessment an evaluation. Projects designed on the schools' needs (with 5 ● 3 help of external experts, eg. University of Bolzano- Music Academy,...) Disciplinary thematic menus, for areas, and 6 4 cross-curricular topics (workshop activities in schools with tutors' support from Istituto Pedagogico). 7 5 Digital literacy for publishing and sharing experiences on the project wiki. 8
    • When:  activities 2009/2010 2 Objective: to provide schools within May 2010 with the necessary tools to design a school 3 project coherent with the New Guidelines Sep 2009: 3 workgroups meetings, project design 4 Oct 2009: workplatforma opening, first information Nov 2009: school meetings , collecting informationi, seminar 5 Dec 2009: staff training in the schools, creating micro -nets Jan 2010: preparing pedagogical menus, 6 ● Feb 2010: start up seminar about evaluation, project revision Mar 2010: seminar about evaluation, teacher training in the schools 7 Apr 2010: advisers for designing projects in 2010 - 2011 May 2010: schools projects definition, support material June 2010: project intermediate evalutation and further planning 8
    • When:  activities 2010/2011 2 Objective: Implementation of the New guidelines in 3 every school within an acquainted and aware context 4 ● 2 workshops for the school staff (Teaching, Curriculum) Pedagogical teacher's training about the menu ● ● Supporting documentation 5 L2 (German) Training ● Definition of a common glossary ● 6 Seminars and information conferences ● ● ...More to be defined according to the intermediate evaluation 7 ● 8
    • Critical points: ...at the moment 2 Tools and methodologies for assessment and evaluation ● 3 Designing a competence/skill oriented didactical approach ● Vertical continuity in the 3rd period (5th grade of primary school and 1st grade of middle ● school) 4 Continuity with kindergarden and high school ● Information technology and citizenship: who is responsible for evaluation? ● The specific discipline goals and objectives and the crosscurricular competences ● 5 Transition from a syllabus to the guidelines: loss of references? ● Participated planning with the training agencies of the territory ● New concepts expressed in the Guidelines vs non-coherent didactical choices ● 6 Awareness of how much autonomy - a principle of subsidiarity and complementarity ● with the district framework - will allow a personalized offer by the school Aggregations testing and school timetables that are coherent with the project offered ● 7 by the school 8 ●
    • S viluppo O rizzonte F ormativo T erritoriale h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m  SO(F)TENIBILITY Openness as a framework for teacher training PART 2: we are the engine and the machine, 14 slides
    • 2 ● Explicit OBJECTIVES  3 4 5 6 7 8 ●Assist the process of construction ●Encourage sharing ideas, practices 9 ●Make known the process 10 ●Make transparent the process 11 ●Create a working network ●Create a community of practices 12 ●Document experiences 13 ●Answer the requests 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • 2 ● Implicit OBJECTIVES 3 ● 4 5 ●Use anthropocentric technologies 6 ●Living with awareness in the web 7 ●Developing digital skills ●Modify the organization of work 8 ●Explore the potential of Web 2.0 9 ●Develop transferable paths to the class 10 ●Develop connective intelligence ●Extend the learning space 11 12 13 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • 2 ● WIKINOMICS – the economy of gift Don Tapscott ed Anthony D. Williams , 3 ● Wikinomics 2.0: Mass Collaboration that is changing the world., 4 ● “According to Tapscott, Wikinomics is based on 5 four ideas: Openness, Peering, Sharing, and 6 Acting Globally. (...) 7 Mass collaboration relies on free individual 8 agents to come together and cooperate 9 to improve a given operation or solve a 10 problem.” 11 12 h t t p : / / e n .w ik ip e d ia .o r g / w ik i/ W ik in o m ic s 13 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • 2 ● OPENNESS  3 ● 4 ● CREATE 5 ● 6 DOCUMENT 7 USE 8 9 10 SHARE 11 “Openness is a philosophy on which some groups and organizations operate, highlighted by a decision-making process recognizing 12 management by distributed stakeholders (users/producers/contributors), as opposed to a centralized authority 13 (owners, experts, boards of directors, etc.), for determining operational and strategic direction.” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Openness 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • 2 ● WIKI ­ wikispaces 3 ● “A wiki is a website that allows the creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser using a simplified markup language. Wikis are are often used to create collaborative websites, to power 4 ● community websites”. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wiki 5 ● 6 ● 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • 2 ● WIKISPACES ­ why 3 ● ●Requires low digital skills but high content management skills and 4 ● high skills in recognizing interdependence relationships between 5 ● things and people. ●Shows the importance of content and not of 6 ● performance/representation 7 ● ●No architectural barriers due to the difficulties by using it. 8 ●It is independent from the operative system. ●Accustoms people to work in positive interdepence from one 9 another. 10 ●Stimulates collaboration and shared responsibility. 11 ●It is clear trasparente. ●And free for educational use. 12 13 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • 2 ● WIKISPACES ­ what … and now 3 ● altogether please doubleclick! 4 ● 5 ● 6 ● 7 ● 8 ● 9 ● We share the experiences we have started on our own. 10 ● We download but especially we upload resources. 11 ● We are connected in a structure that connects our thoughts. ● We use the web as a platform for personal learning. 12 ● We care about the process taking place in the school with all its actors. 13 ● We copy others' ideas, because you also learn by imitation. 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • On every  page we write with a simple editor.  2 ● When we’ve finished editing we click on save  WIKISPACES ­ how and the page is published.  3 ● On every page we can upload  On every page we can incorporate  4 ● documents or images from our  multimedia elements, video, audio,  computer . polls, etc..  5 ● 6 ● 7 ● 8 ● 9 ● 10 11 12 13 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • 2 ● WIKISPACES ­ when 3 ● September 2009 – September 2011 4 ● September 2009 – September 2011 5 ● Dec. 2009 - Jan. 2010 6 ● 7 ● December 2009 - June 2011 8 ● February 2010- June 2011 9 ● 10 ● SOFT Project Activities on wiki http://formazionesoft.wikispaces.com 11 First digital courses for school staffs and interested teachers – in the schools 12 Schools activities on wiki http://formazionesoft.wikispaces.com 13 Supporting schools, in the schools, for wiki implementation 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • 2 ● WIKISPACES ­ who 3 ● We are the engine: the engine is 4 ● everybody and we are part of the 5 ● educational community in the Italian schools - district of Bolzano, Italy. 6 ● Istituto Pedagogico offers activities and 7 ● training courses, accepts and develops 8 ● the different active requests, encourages autonomy and creativity. 9 ● In a wiki there are no hierarchical 10 ● positions, and only some are related to the correct working of the wiki. 11 ● Everyone can develop the collective 12 project. 13 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • 2 ● HELP AND ASSISTANCE – ready to work... 3 ● 4 ● 5 ● For information, help, requests, proposals: 6 ● Laura Portesi, director of IPI Bolzano, Italy laura.portesi@scuola.alto-adige.it 7 ● Alessandro Garavelli, project manager alessandro.garavelli@scuola.alto-adige.it 8 ● Luisanna Fiorini, communication editor luisanna.fiorini@scuola.alto-adige.it Emanuela Atz, translation and project implementation emanuela.atz@scuola.alto-adige.it 9 ● 10 ● 11 ● 12 ● 13 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • 2 ● ACTIVE CITIZENSHIP – freedom is participation 3 ● 4 ● 5 ● http://formazionesoft.wikispaces.com  6 ● 7 ● Double click on SOFT 8 ● Sviluppo 9 ● 10 ● Orizzonte 11 ● Formativo 12 ● Territoriale 13 ● 14 h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m 
    • 2 ● CREDITS 3 ● Picture pg 2 http://www.titticimmino.com/wp-content/uploads/image/generazione%20c_001.jpg Picture pg 3 http://www.martybucella.com/edtoons.html 4 ● Picture pg 4 http://api.ning.com/files/connectivism.jpg Picture pg 5 revisited http://blogs.ubc.ca/dean/files/2009/02/open_education1.jpg Picture pg 7 revisited http://www.iskra.coop/immagini/Collaborare03.jpg 5 ● Picture pg 8 revisited http://www.martybucella.com/comptoons.html Picture pg 11 http://www.orianit.edu-negev.gov.il/ 6 ● 7 ● HANDMADE GUARANTEED  OpenOffice.org on Linux Debian 8 ● for Istituto Pedagogico di Bolzano, translation  Emanuela Atz 9 ● SOFT PROJECT YEAR2010 10 ● 11 ● Attribuzione - Non commerciale - Condividi allo stesso modo 2.5 Italia 12 ● 13 ● 14 ● h t t p : / / f o r m a z i o n e s o f t . w i k i s p a c e s . c o m