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  • 1. Introd u ction to th e Riverside Approach‘Whe re common sense is common practice’ 1 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 2. Great Schools allove r th e world are anatte m p t to ans we r th ebig questions … … 2 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 3. Are s ch ools a‘preparation for l ’ ifeor an‘integral’ p art of l ? ife 3 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 4. Wh at is th e m e aning of‘childhood ? ’Are s ch ools for‘instruction’or for ‘education’And finaly… . l 4© The Rivers ide S chool
  • 5. H ow can ch ild re n ‘shape’ th e ir fu tu re ? 5 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 6. R ive rsid e b e gan with the sam eque stions…We wou ld like to s h are h owwe h ave e xp lore d th e m tod e ve lop an ap p roach wh e rechildren and theirpotentialsb e cam e the ce ntre of thep rogram m e 6 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 7. S u cce s s to Significance Can it be replicated? Th e R ive rs id e ap p roach is alre ad y b e ing im p le m e nte d in 6 schools (4000 stud e nts in al) l and it is now b e ing u s e d as a fram e work of e xce lle nce for low income s ch ools in th e cou ntry.Am rit Vid yalaya, K alol | TG E S , R aj | S ant Kab ir, Barod a | TG E S , Ah m e d ab ad | Te j kot as Vid yalaya, Barod a | TG E S , Jam nagar 7 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 8. Th e re are 3 com p one nts of th e R ive rs id e m od e l 1 2 3Why Ho WhatFoundation w Proces s es C ontentFramework B ehaviours A s s es s ment 8 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 9. 1 Why Foundation Framework 9© The Rivers ide S chool
  • 10. 1 Th e S tu d e nt as th e primaryWhy stakeholder form s th eFoundatio fou nd ation of th e R ive rs id e n ap p roach Te ach e rs C om m u nity Student P are nts 10 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 11. 1Why What d oe s this m e an?Foundatio n Th is b e com e s a lens agains t wh ich all d e cis ions on p roce sse s, b e havior, conte nt, asse ssm e nt are aligne d Le arning b e com e s visible S h ift from “teacher told me” to “I am doing it” 11 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 12. 1Why The learningFramewor journey k AWARE ENABLE EMPOWER Key S tage 1 Key S tage 2 Key S tage 3C om p le x to S im p le D e p e nd e nce Ind e p e nd e nce(Revealing / Uncovering ) to Ind e p e nd e nce to Inte rd e p e nd e nce (making s trateg ies vis ible) (be the chang e) 12 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 13. 1Why The new 3 ‘R’s’Framewor k Relevance The ‘Why’ of Rigor what we d o The practice and S tudent honing of a skil as a l Teacher craft Parent C ommunity Relationships The ‘R e cip rocal’ partne rship s N urturing and C e l b rating Voice and Choice e 13 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 14. 1Why What d o the se m e an?Framewor k No longer teac hing for the Relevance tes t – but learning for life Rigor No medioc rity – no compromis es Relationship The s trength of the team s (enable and not label ) 14 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 15. 2 How Proces s es B ehaviors 15© The Rivers ide S chool
  • 16. 2How H ow d oe s common s ens eProcesses b e com e common practice? C hoice and Voice By your S tudents Te ach e rs Be the C hange Student Revis it, Review, Refine C om m u nity Win Win P are nts A udit Bridging the G ap aProC h 16 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 17. 2How What d oe s this m e an?Processes Th e s e p roce s s e s e ns u re th at th e non-negotiable goals are visible and accessible to all s take h old e rs Make s com m on se nse – com m on p ractice s S h ift from “I am tol to d o” to “I make my own d choices ” 17 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 18. 2 Common CommonHow Sense PracticeProcesses Planner C hoice and Voice Incorporate s l arnings from MI, e TfU , B l oom s Taxonom y, D iffe re ntiate d instruction A ctive Res earch B y your S tudents D ocum e nting to l arn e P e d agogical Q ue stion -Ad ole sce nt l arne r e Wals as se cond skin l Projects B e the C hange D isp arity is a re ality C itize nship p roj cts-Koshish e Revis it, Review, Time to Learn Refine Tim e tab l e R e fl ction e H um il in P ractice ity 18 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 19. 2 Common Sense CommonHow PracticeProcesses Win Win Profes s ional Development Maxim ise m y p ote ntial to m axim ise stud e nt p ote ntial ( 45 d ays of P D ) A udit A s s et Tes ts Q ual fe e d back ity C IE acknowl d gm e nt e Bridging the G ap Parent/S chool Partners hips We cant d o this without you aProC h Initiatives C ity as m y p l ayground – a nostal for the future gia 19 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 20. 2 Th e b e h aviors th at cre ate aHow culture of com m on s e ns eBehaviour s Te ach e rs C ollegial B uddy Interaction C om m u nity Student A bundance Mentality Peer and Public S crutiny P are nts C los ing the Loop 20 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 21. 2HowBehaviour What d oe s this m e an? s H ow th e non- tangibles are give n e xp re s s ion The glue that b ind s a p rogram m e S h ift from “I am tol to d o” to “I am doing it” d 21 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 22. 2 Non-tangible E xpres s ionHowBehaviours Teacher C ommunity C ollegial D ial ogue d rive n around the practice and stud e nt conce rns B uddy Interaction B uilding C ommunity N o tal nt is of val unl ss e ue e share d S haring A bundance Mentality This is not the l gre at id e a ast you wil have l Outs ide C omfort Zone Peer and Public D e -scripting and ap plication S crutiny of und e rstand ing C los ing the loop Now and not later Ap pl , critique , re sol – now! aud ve 22 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 23. 3 What C ontent A s s es s ment 23© The Rivers ide S chool
  • 24. 3 Th e Beacons th at gu id eWhat e ach Ke y S tage ofContent d e ve lop m e nt Key S tage 1 – J ourney to self awareness Language Package C reative Thinking Key S tage 1 Intra / inter pers onal s kills S tu d e nt C rafts mans hip K e y S tage 2 Logical Thinking K e y S tage 3 S cientific Thinking 24 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 25. 3 Beacon C ontent C hoice (aware)WhatC ontent Language to m ake the com pl x worl sim p l r e d e Package nurturing and celebrating C reative curiosity which e nabl s hab its e Thinking of m ind ( risk taking, inquiring, re se arch ) s elf awarenes s that l ad s to e Inter – Intra knowl d ge of com p e te ncie s -Inte r e pers onal s kills p e rsonal l ad s to te am work e C rafts mans hip quality d e te rm ine s val ue b ringing prid e and se l worth f 25 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 26. 3WhatContent B eacon C ontent C hoice ( aware ) Logical thinking provid e s skils (se que ncing, l op tions, p rioritizing ) to re ach d e stination attrib uting natural phe nom e na S cientific to re asoning by using the skil of l thinking ob se rvation - and not m agic 26 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 27. 3 Key S tage 2 – Dependence to Independence ( enable )What Language PackageContent C reative Thinking Intra / inter pers onal s kills K e y S tage 1 C rafts mans hip Logical /Mathematical Thinking S tu d e nt S cientific Thinking Problem S olving K e y S tage 3 Key S tage 2 C itizens hip A daptability – Digital Literacy 27 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 28. 3 Beacon C ontent C hoiceWhat (enable)Content Language p rovid ing s trateg ies to h e lp trave rse the j ourne y from Package app re ciation to e njoym e nt provid ing s trateg ies to nurture C reative ‘thinking outsid e the box’ to Thinking ad d re ss spe cific ne e d / ie nce aud ( C oR T ) provid ing s trateg ies that m ake Inter – Intra ‘visib l ’ the j e ourne y of growth, be it pers onal s kills social p hysical e m otional or , , cognitive C rafts mans hip p rovid ing s trateg ies to trave rse the j ourne y from novice to p roficie ncy 28 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 29. 3What B eacon C ontent C hoiceContent (enable) Logical provid ing s trateg ies to und e rstand Mathematical causal re lations in re al world thinking sce narios S cientific provid ing s trateg ies to d e ve l the op thinking scie ntific te m p e ram e nt ( hyp othe sis to e xpe rim e ntation ) provid ing s trateg ies to id e ntify the Problem S olving prob l m as a ‘p rob l m ’ and sol the e e ve prob l m in the be st possibl m anne r e e A daptability – not b e ing he l l ss ‘outsid e com fort pe Digital Literacy zone ’ 29 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 30. 3 Key S tage 3 – Independence toWhat Interdependence ( Be the Change )Content Language Package C reative Thinking Intra / inter pers onal s kills K e y S tage 1 C rafts mans hip Logical /Mathematical Thinking S tu d e nt S cientific Thinking K e y S tage 2 C rafts mans hip Key S tage 3 Problem S olving C itizens hip A daptability – Digital Literacy 30 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 31. 3What Key S tage 3 – Independence to Interdependence ( empower )Content The b e acons wil ‘empower’ us to l m ake the b e st choice s ke e p ing our ‘competencies’ to sol ve p rob l m s and fashion p rod ucts that e are of val in one or m ore cul ue ture s! Be the Change 31 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 32. 3 F e e d b ack and s trate gie s toWhat h e lp th e s tu d e nt b e com e anAssessme empowered le arne r nt Pre-A s s es s ment Ongoing (formative and s ummative ) Peer A s s es s ment S elf A s s es s ment 32 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 33. 3WhatAssessme nt Checks the current level of readines s or Pre-A s s es s ment interes t in ord e r to p lan for ap p rop riate ins tru ction A p roce s s of accu m u lating inform ation Ongoing ab ou t a s tu d e nt’s p rogre s s to h e lp m ake ins tru ctional d e cis ions th at will improve F orm ative his /her unders tanding s and achievement levels . Ongoing A m e ans to d e te rm ine a s tu d e nt’s mas tery and unders tanding of inform ation, s kills , S um m ative conce p ts , or p roce s s e s . 33 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 34. 3WhatAssessme nt Enables you to unders tand ‘WHAT’ is Peer A s s es s ment g ood work – th e re b y h e lp ing you to give and ge t cons tru ctive fe e d b ack S elf A s s es s ment A p roce s s of looking at th e ru b rics and s elf directing your cours e of learning 34 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 35. 3WhatAssessme nt K e y S tage 1 K e y S tage 2 Key S tage 3 E vidence File E vidence File S elf directed - E vidence File B right Minds S hine Teacher Progres s Funders tanding S tudent Led evaluation Portfolio - Dig ital Board Exam cum Teacher Progres s S tudent Led J ury s ys tem evaluation Portfolio F irs t Exam cum J ury s ys tem – Teacher Progres s Grade 7 evaluation 35 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 36. How do we know the model works ? Data driven - A S S E T G lobal Recognition S tanford ARK – Britain Creative Partners hip-UK Akanks ha S c hool Des ign A ward-des igns hare A s hoka Fellows hip for ‘Knock Out’ idea Partners hips with IIM / NID 36 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 37. Asset Results Comparison with all schools : Comparison with top-10 schoolsWinter 2007           Winter 2007         Class English Maths Science Students   Class English Maths Science Students 3 146.34% 141.18% 131.82% 21   3 109.89% 112.34% 103.57% 21 4 133.08% 134.02% 128.89% 23   4 100.29% 105.56% 102.65% 23 5 138.99% 149.75% 133.33% 25   5 106.06% 113.86% 104.11% 25 6 138.30% 137.50% 127.01% 21   6 102.02% 107% 100.37% 21 7 123.93% 127.54% 124.12% 21   7 96.19% 102.33% 100.82% 21                     Winter 2006           Winter 2006         Class English Maths Science Students   Class English Maths Science Students 3 143.01% 136.25% 123.28% 25   3 109.92% 110.10% 99.57% 25 4 144.17% 140.71% 121.83% 25   4 111.25% 114.80% 100% 25 5 134.80% 145.02% 126.77% 19   5 107.55% 113.33% 112.05% 19 6 130.58% 138.07% 111.17% 13 6 100.80% 106.11% 93.09% 13 37 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 38. C omparis on with all s chools : C omparis on with top-10 s chools Winter 2005         Winter 2005         Class English Maths Science Students   Class English Maths Science Students 3 - 135.14% - 24   3 - 108.70% - 24 4 136.50% 129.48% 115.60% 14   4 112.19% 113.77% 105% 14 5 110.58% 113.19% 109.24% 12   5 91.01% 86.55% 90.54% 12                                             Winter 2004           Winter 2004         Class English Maths Science Students   Class English Maths Science Students 3 - 127.84% - 12   3 - 110.71% - 12 4 70.14% 115.74% 100.88% 6   4 51.39% 84.44% 83.52% 6 38 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 39. Inter School Results 2007-08K h o kh o ( girls ) -FIRST P oe m s com e alive - SECONDK h o kh o ( b oys ) -FIRST C ollage m aking - SECONDR e citation - SECOND E locu tion - FIRST WON The Girls Football InterSchool ( UnderC ollage - SECOND 14 )Group B A ctivityK h o kh o - FIRST C ollage m aking - SECONDE locu tion - FIRST G rou p d ance - SECONDP roj ct p re s e ntation ( on e Q u iz - THIRDcitize ns h ip ) - FIRSTAd m ad - FIRST JAM - THIRD WON The Boys Football Interschool ( Under 11)Q u iz - THIRD 39 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 40. R ive rsid e b e l ve s that the p urp ose of iee d ucation shoul b e to m ake our chil re n d dm ore competent and less helpless … .. If we can d o th is on a d aily b as is , th e y will e m e rge e m p owe re d with a s e ns e of Well Being and th e re fore , succe e d m ore and struggl l ss. e e 40 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 41. The re fore we ne e d to ask ourse l s… . ve H ow d o we m ake this ap p roach com m on p ractice for all ch ild re n. 41 © The Rivers ide S chool
  • 42. Thank You 42© The Rivers ide S chool