In Numbers28 Students7 Days1 Teacher2 Expert birdwatchers3 Feedback norms100 prays for dry weather3 Locations12 featured birds42 bird species spotted1 Teacher exemplar project1 Exhibition day9 Pairs of binoculars1 Trip to California1 Project
Working with Experts•Knowledge•Passion•Authentic audience•Extended learningrelationshipImpact of Experts•Practical advice•Motivation•Responsibility•Understanding thatlearning mattershttp://crammybirding.blogspot.co.uk/http://holywellbirding.blogspot.co.uk/
The Scribbles “Sorry Sir, I’ve scribbled on this draft...”
Norms during Critique •Soft on people, hard on content. •Step up, step back. • Feedback is kind, specific andOperational conditions helpful.•The presence of experts.•An authentic project andaudience. Having to redraft felt good as I always•Bergers’ Feedback norms. knew what I had to improve in next draft.•Value added to drafting. Redo[ing] work [led to] frustration but [then] realising we had produced better work [which] expanded upon our knowledge” We drafted our work [several] times....so we could get a quality product we would be proud of!
Further reading.....• Innovation unit “Work that matters”• Ron Bergers’ “An Ethic of Excellence”• High Tech High- “Unboxed”• WWW.Pedagogicalpurposes.blogspot.com• www.Teachingandlearningmusic.blogspot.com• www.Cramlingtonlv.co.uk• Twitter @DKMead