Westport L@S Inquiry Learning Using eLearning Opportunities RevisedPresentation Transcript
WESTPORT NORTH SCHOOL PLD DAY 2013INQUIRY LEARNING THROUGH E- LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
INTRODUCTION• Ko wai au?• I am a partner, mother, grandmother, teacher, friend… and a learner in all of parts of my world.Kathy BakerEmail: firstname.lastname@example.orgRegion: ChristchurchPhone: (03) 379 6627Mobile: 027 383 3071
OUTLINE OF PRESENTATION Inquiry learning through eLearning opportunities The Why? The How? The What?I wish to acknowledge a colleague, Lyn Ross, a CentralSouth BeL Facilitator, for her support and encouragementrelated to this presentation.
• Why do Inquiry Learning?• NZ Curriculum vision• For our young people to be:• confident• connected• actively involved• lifelong learners and able to take charge of their own learning
Inquiry Learning• An event occurs or interest is sparked• Do your research (Information saturation)• Work out the real problem or focus (Define the task or ask the big question and action questions)• Brainstorm solution(s)• Choose the best solution(s)• Put it/them into action
To start an inquiry, an event occurs whichdraws the learner’s attention to something• Act of nature• News story – newspaper, TV, Internet• Local community issue• Event• Personal circumstances• Clever teaching ☺
Inquiry Learning Process• Ignite, investigate, explore (become a mini expert)• Wonder and ask (key words, big question, action questions)• Organise, apply (sort your Reflect information, decide on resources and key steps)• Action (put your plan into action)
Levels of Inquiry• Teacher directed • Learning how to do Inquiry Learning • Teaching your students how to do it.• Guided • Co-constructing questions• Student driven (Pure Inquiry)
eLearning and pedagogy NZ Curriculumpage 36e-Learning may:• assist the making of connections• facilitate shared learning• assist in the creation of supportive learning environments• enhance opportunities to learn• provide opportunities for students to take their learning further
GarageBand, VoiceAudacity, Vocaroo, Fotobabble, iPhoto• Students recording information• Interviews• Book reviews• Narration for presentations• Making Podcasts
Examples of Student PresentationsSpeechAdvertisement
Examples of Student Graphics used to support their writingand their animations.
Blue / Green screening• Put yourself in another location• Bluescreen Greenscreen yourself into a photo to draw attention to an inquiry concept
Orcas Attack Seal• Should the people on the beach have tried to change the outcome? How? What would the result have been?• Write a summary• Use Google docs to co-create …
SkypeVoice or text• Between classes (sharing learning)• With the principal• Talking to an expert• Global contacts
NextTry some of the ideas on the next slide outThen• Open a ‘Sticky’ or ‘Post It’ on your desktop• Thinking about a learning intention, set an eLearning goal to use as part of an inquiry
Finally• Confident• Connected• Actively involved• Lifelong learners who are able to take charge of their own learning
What new eLearning idea will youuse in your classroom tomorrow?