Exploring E-Learning: 1st OctoberAims:• Review our e-competencies and set goals.• Explore : What is effective e-learning pedagogy?Successful if…• motivated by ICT, gained practical ideas for integration, set goals for term 4 and beyond.• shared understanding about what quality teaching with ICT looks like.
Manage electronic communication effectively to strengthen learning relationships.Check and respond to electronic communications at least twice per weekday including first thing in the morning. Flagging, filing, attachments, setting up groups…
Establish and maintain a meaningful web presence that reflects your class learning programme.Set-up and make regular posts (minimum of 2 per term) to a class blog, wiki or learning cave.This online presence will provide opportunities for students to revisit learning, access further learning and involve whanau and other learning partners.
Facilitate a student centred approach to on-going, authentic teaching and learning about cyber safety.Teachers familiarizing themselves with the resources available in the education section of netsafe and integrate selected resources into classroom learning.
Use online resources to further integrate Maori tikanga into learning and teaching programmes.Teachers familiarising themselves with the He Reo Tupu website and use this to support their teaching of Te Reo especially the Reomations section.
Extend your personal professional learning by participating in relevant online environments.Familiarizing yourself with the Enabling E-Learning website. and community discussions ofinterest within the Virtual Learning Network. Joining an online professional learning group and/or subscribing to at least one online newsletter or RSS feed…
Lead an aspect of learning through the use of ICT.Sharing learning with a colleague this may include participating in a staff ‘Smack-Down at staff and syndicate meetings. Listserv.
Enhance planning for learning by using ICT to share ideas, collaborate and co-construct.Share ideas with colleagues by contributing to our syndicate wikis and shared google docs
Apply your understanding of effective pedagogy including classroom management to ensure purposeful and challenging use of ICT within learning.Create a snapshot of learning using the teaching as inquiry framework to share how the decisions you made have impacted student learning. Discuss your use of ICT and its impact as part of ‘teaching as inquiry’ appraisal discussions.Discuss, give examples of how the effective pedagogy statement in the Tauriko School curriculum document relates to the use of ICT in your teaching practice.
Activate learning opportunities aimed at students making meaningful connections beyond the classroom. Raise your awareness of the online opportunities/possibilities available for educators. Explore atleast one online e-opportunity in 2012 – e-pals, online project, skype, collaborative project, blogs…
Activate opportunities for students to share, learn and lead using ICT’s. Facilitation of a culture and systems that allow students to: • be ICT experts within and beyond their classroom • learn by doing • share their learning locally and globally • develop a breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding on how technology can be used to support their learning.
Activate learning opportunities for students to create using a variety of media.Facilitate learning experiences that involve students sharing their learning through the planning and creation of a range of multi-modal presentations including movies, animations, show -me and slideshows.
Use ICT as a hook to respond to individuals’ passions, interests and needs.Responding and activating student interests through the use of carefully selected websites, tools, programmes and media (cameras, videos).
Use online resources to extend our understanding of learning in a bicultural context.. Increase your knowledge of key resources that can support teachers to reflect thevalue base and beliefs of Maori students in their teaching and learning programmes.
Use the school SMS and other online tools to support datacollection, management, analysis and to inform learning and teaching.Access etap independently, successfully generate required class lists and pupil details. Enter data and use information to formulate student reports and update individual profiles.