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Curriculum night, 2011 Curriculum night, 2011 Presentation Transcript

  • Curriculum Night
  • This evening’s overview
  • This evening’s overview• Personal Introduction• Communication• What is inquiry? What is PYP?• Mathematics: Then and Now• Literacy• Your Turn: Ideas about Assessment• Grade 5 Programme Overview• Homework• Questions/Discussion• Refreshments
  • A little about me
  • A little about meCanadian 14 Years in (Cape China/Hong Breton) Kong 15 Years of B.A. & M.A. in History teaching B.Ed. and M.Ed. experience
  • Communication
  • Communication Friday updates Emaildonaldmacpherson@cdnis.edu.h k Flash Spotlight Student Diaries Class Blog
  • Our Online Spacehttp://sites.cdnis.edu.hk/teachers/donaldmacpherson2011
  • CurriculumPrimary Years Programme (PYP)
  • CurriculumPrimary Years Programme (PYP) Inquiry-based Concept-based Integrated -- Transdisciplinary
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Inquiry-based learning Prior knowledge- What do I already know? Tuning In Gathering information,How can I use what I have researching, learnt in my life? Taking Finding experimenting Action Out MakingReflecting- How did my Connections Sorting Out Organizing andunderstanding change? analyzing data Going Further Presenting findings
  • What does it look like in the classroom?
  • What does it look like in the classroom?exploring, wondering and questioning experimenting and playing with possibilitiesmaking connections between previous learning and current learning making predictions and acting purposefully to see what happenstaking and defending a position collecting data and reporting findingsmaking and testing theories researching and seeking information clarifying existing ideas and reappraising perceptions of eventssolving problems in a variety of ways deepening understanding through the application of a concept
  • Mathematics inthe PYP Classroom
  • LiteracyReading Writing Oral Language Learning Language Learning About Language Learning Through Language
  • Assessment Learning IntentionsKnow what assessment looks like in the Lower SchoolTo provide a deeper understanding of our achievement descriptorsTo discuss and build further understandings about criteria-based assessment and how it relates to assessment for learning as an ongoing process
  • Ideas about Assessment: What do you think? Placemats Assessment is … Assessment is not …When I was in school assessment looked like … Questions I have about assessment are … Gallery Walk
  • Learning Engagement #1 How should we grade? 1 = Worst 7= BestWhat are these student’s final scores?
  • Learning Engagement #2What is criteria-based assessment? So ... you think you can clap? 4 volunteers
  • Success CriteriaVolumeClapping was at a medium volume appropriate for the classroomenvironmentRhythmClapping was set at a rhythm of 2 to 5 per secondEnthusiasmStudent demonstrated excitement by smiling, making eye contact and havingpositive body languageCreativityStudent demonstrated creativity through dance, whistling and/or humming
  • Criteria-based assessment is ... transparent student-focused (the individual) student-involved intended to foster success
  • Assessment
  • AssessmentFormative✦ Supports and extends understandings ... ongoing and involves feedback about learningSummative✦ Evaluative ... used to form judgements on learning that has occurredPortfolios✦ Collaborative ... a record of learningReports✦ Descriptive ... based on learning expectations
  • “Do not confine your children to your own learning for they were born in another time.”HebrewProverb
  • Education Yesterday = Education Today?“Do not confine your children to your own learning for they were born in another time.”HebrewProverb
  • Education Yesterday = Education Today?“Do not confine your children to your own learning for they were born in another time.”HebrewProverb Shift Happens
  • Education Yesterday = Education Today? “Do not confine your children to your own learning for they were born in another time.”Hebrew ProverbLearning in the New Generation Shift Happens
  • Reporting and Assessment TimelineOctober 14Portfolios go homeNovember 3-4Three Way Learning ReviewsFebruary 10Progress Reports and Portfolios go homeApril 18Student-Led Learning ReviewJune 8Progress Reports
  • Grade 5 Programme Overview Located under the “Programme Overview” tab on the class website
  • The 6 Units of Inquiry
  • The 6 Units of Inquiry• Theme: How We Express Ourselves • Focus: Communications Technology
  • The 6 Units of Inquiry• Theme: How We Express Ourselves • Focus: Communications Technology• Theme: How The World Works • Focus: The States of Matter
  • The 6 Units of Inquiry• Theme: How We Express Ourselves • Focus: Communications Technology• Theme: How The World Works • Focus: The States of Matter• Theme: How we Organize Ourselves • Focus: Solid Waste Management
  • The 6 Units of Inquiry• Theme: How We Express Ourselves • Focus: Communications Technology• Theme: How The World Works • Focus: The States of Matter• Theme: How we Organize Ourselves • Focus: Solid Waste Management• Theme: Sharing the Planet • Focus: Rights of Children Around the World
  • The 6 Units of Inquiry• Theme: How We Express Ourselves • Focus: Communications Technology• Theme: How The World Works • Focus: The States of Matter• Theme: How we Organize Ourselves • Focus: Solid Waste Management• Theme: Sharing the Planet • Focus: Rights of Children Around the World• Theme: Where We Are In Place and Time • Focus: How we Study the Past
  • The 6 Units of Inquiry• Theme: How We Express Ourselves • Focus: Communications Technology• Theme: How The World Works • Focus: The States of Matter• Theme: How we Organize Ourselves • Focus: Solid Waste Management• Theme: Sharing the Planet • Focus: Rights of Children Around the World• Theme: Where We Are In Place and Time • Focus: How we Study the Past• Theme: Who We Are • Focus: Changes in the Human Body
  • Unit Overveiws: Class Blog
  • Homework
  • HomeworkReading Expectations20-25 minutes each evening50 min. Maximum/NightIncluding ChineseWeekends/HolidaysAlways homework-free
  • My Expectations
  • My ExpectationsCompletion of work (Effort)
  • My ExpectationsCompletion of work (Effort)Respect (towards teachers, classmates andthemselves)
  • My ExpectationsCompletion of work (Effort)Respect (towards teachers, classmates andthemselves)Understanding and appreciating differences
  • My ExpectationsCompletion of work (Effort)Respect (towards teachers, classmates andthemselves)Understanding and appreciating differencesHonesty and Integrity
  • Questions? thenRefreshments!