One of the core functions of 21st century education is learning to learn in preparation for a lifetime of change. David Miliband, 2003
We need to produce people who know how to act when they are faced with situations for which they were not specifically prepared. Seymour Papert, 1998
Student Learning and Achievement Developing a Quality Learning Community School organisation and structure
Goals that focus on improving student achievement:
To continue to raise achievement in Literacy and Mathematics for all students throughout the school.
To continue to investigate emerging technologies and their potential to enhance learning.
Develop thinking skills model across School and refine School inquiry model
Goals for curriculum,
support programmes and teacher development:
‘ Educating Lifelong Learners’ . Ensuring teachers are supported as learners to meet the needs of the Stanley Avenue Learner.
Goals for personnel, processes and systems:
To review and implement strategies and procedures that ensure curriculum and resources (people, finances and property) are targeted to promote the development of the Stanley Avenue Student.
Learning to Do: Future Focused Creativity Enviro Action Thinking Communicating Learning to Know: General knowledge Inquiry Independence Love of Learning Learning to Be: Integrity Wellbeing Resilience Sensitivity Resourcefulness Learning to Get Along With Others: Co-operation Respect Empathy Tolerance
WHAIA KIA U The Stanley Avenue Learner perseveres to achieve their best... Sets high standards for themselves Sets, works towards and evaluates goals Is self managing Shows perseverance Aware Recognise Predict / Value Adopt Reflect Internalise Follow models and can meet expectations. Completes set tasks to personal best. Aspires to be the best they can be. Approaches tasks as challenges rather than obstacles. Recognises strengths and weaknesses and believes in themself. Healthy competitiveness with self and others. Reflects on performance and transfers learning. Conferencing and co construction of learning intentions. With guidance set and work towards goals. Knows strengths and weaknesses, sets SMART goals for achievement (Specific, Measurable etc...). Takes risks with their learning. Reflects on performance and assesses next steps. Takes responsibility for belongings. Responds to routines. Completes work within set timeframes. Makes good choices in a range of situations. Uses time productively. Self motivated. Takes responsibility for own actions. Finishes tasks with teacher support and encouragement if needed. Stays focused. Takes instruction / feedback / feedforward on board. Tries their best even when it’s hard. Has a positive attitude. Looks for ways to overcome obstacles and challenges. Knows when to seek help.
Michael Pohl Director - Thinking Education Lecturer - Gifted Education Member - World Council for Gifted & Talented Children
Thinking – What’s out there? Caring, Critical, Creative Michael Pohl Emotional Intelligence Coleman Habits of Mind Art Costa Learning muscles Guy Claxton Thinking Maps David Heryle Organisers Venn Double Bubble T-chart Matrix Define square Part-whole Analysis Sequence Association Thinking Hats De Bono Multiple Intelligences Gardener Whole Brain Thinking Hermann Learning to Learn Thinkers Keys Tony Ryan Questioning Toolkit Jamie MacKenzie Creative Thinking Scamper BAR SCORT Attribute Modification Bloom’s Taxonomy 3 story Intellect Solo Taxonomy Anderson’s Revised Bloom’s Wiederhold’s Questions Matrix (1991) Inspiration Kidspiration Strategies KWHL Think Pair Share Donut 5 senses PMI SWOT Y chart Brainstorming Extended brainstorming Short, long term memory Brain Theory How the brain learns Sensory, auditory, kinesthetic Mapping Memorising Visualising Philosophy for kids
Ultranet School Web site http://stanleyavenue.ultranet.school.nz/home/
Sharing our goals on USPACE Complete activities in our own time Blogging is a way of Tracking my progress Receiving feedback from my teachers and peers helps with my learning. Home Learning can be continued on the web
Net book computers and wireless network Mobile computers available anytime and anywhere in the school Link to Stanley Avenue inquirer Access to a wide range of resources SKYPE etc
Mobile Phones Trial with Vodafone Anytime, Anywhere, access to information Capture learning experiences Experiment with GPS Interest from across the country
Interactive Whiteboards Engagement (and involvement). Large display device for resources Shared space to share ideas and form opinions Teaching small groups and class with wide range of online resources
Bright Engaging Outside space to relax Flow into ICT suite
What next? Parent evenings Focus on technology in the junior school Continue to make decisions for the benefit of the SAL Stanley Avenue TV Enviro School Action Wonder Share Reflect Saturate Sort & Use Search Mathematics Numeracy