Teachers use of models based practice


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My recent presentation at AIESEP on teacher's use of innovative pedagogical models in physical education. I can be seen presenting this at http://goo.gl/wgMIo

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Teachers use of models based practice

  1. 1. Teachers use ofmodels-based practices Ashley Casey University of Bedfordshire
  2. 2. 90% of under 25s are single
  3. 3. 10% of over 16s co-inhabit
  4. 4. 66% of UK population married by 40
  5. 5. 46% of US marriages end in divorce
  6. 6. We simply don’t havethese types of statisticsfor pedagogical choicein physical education
  7. 7. Whatdo we know ?
  8. 8. We’ve know for 30 years thatkids attitudes to physicaleducation are generallypoor...” TINNING ( 2011)
  9. 9. Yet. . .We keep studying it TINNING ( 2011)
  10. 10. We also know. . .
  11. 11. No matter the location,students enjoy participating inclasses in which they perceiveas more serious andconsequented.” ` Hastie et al ( 2011)
  12. 12. We suspect. . .
  13. 13. stops after a ‘honeymoon’ period
  14. 14. Or. . .
  15. 15. “Cafeteria” type use
  16. 16. A better understanding of theteacher change process isnecessary if we are tounderstand why teachers havenot adopted some of these `innovations..” Bechtel and O’Sullivan ( 2007)
  17. 17. Change Shift Discussion Rookies Support Future
  18. 18. Models-based practice
  19. 19. “Audit Society” Groundwater-Smith and Sachs , 2002
  20. 20. Government interference hasbecome manifest in thestandards-based monitoring ofteaching and learning” HARGREAVES, 2009
  21. 21. ModernistSchool...
  22. 22. Entrenched knowledge andpractices override innovation infavour of tradition” MACDONALD, 2003
  23. 23. Against this background
  24. 24. Personal theory onhow to bring aboutchange”” HARGREAVES AND FULLAN, 2009
  25. 25. Theory Conceptual Models Curricula frameworkAssumptions Designs Local variationsGeneralisations Key concepts Patterns EducationalPropositions Guidelines Scopes and experiences planned Specifications sequences for a particular Taxonomies/structures settings Definitions Instructional materials Learning resources Teacher/environment effects “Curriculum Model” Jewett and Bain , 1985
  26. 26. “Instructional Model” Metzler, 2011
  27. 27. “Models-based practice” Haerens et al. Forthcoming
  28. 28. Theory ofChange inAction HARGREAVES AND FILLAN, 2009
  29. 29. theory of change-in-action that isdriven by knowledge, experience,beliefs and assumptionsconcerning how and why peoplechange, and what can motivate orsupport them do so” HARGREAVES AND FULLAN, 2009
  30. 30. Theorizing Theory Conceptual CF CF frameworks CF CFM M M M M M Models M M M M M Local Curricula
  31. 31. Change does nothappen easily nor isit often peaceful” HARGREAVES AND FULLAN, 2009
  32. 32. “Top Down”
  33. 33. “Bottom Up”
  34. 34. Teachers should be…
  35. 35. In the vanguard of change
  36. 36. Not seen as unwanted baggage
  37. 37. “Collaboration”
  38. 38. collaborative partnerships aredeveloped between teachers, parents,administrators, curriculum developers,professional associations, teachereducators and researchers MACDONALD 2003
  39. 39. Change Shift Discussion Rookies Support Future
  40. 40. Review ofLiterature
  41. 41. MethodsEBSCO databases with the main identifiers:Instructional Models, Sport Education,Cooperative learning, Teaching Gamesfor Understanding, Teaching Personaland Social Responsibility, PersonalisedSystem of Instruction, Peer TeachingModel, Inquiry Teaching.
  42. 42. Shift
  43. 43. increase in teachers’ positive feelings, efficacy, enthusiasm and vigour Alexander and Luckman (2001) and Clarke and Quill (2003)
  44. 44. research in the UKand USA reported apositive feelingtowards the changingrole of the teacher”CLARKE AND QUILL (2003) AND GRENIER, DYSON, AND YEATON (2005)
  45. 45. allowed primaryschool teachers in the UK to overcome their discomfort withteaching physical education. O’Donovan et al. (2010)
  46. 46. sustained and ongoingpedagogical change required theteacher to initially learn how toteach through the model andthen engage in a conceptual shiftof what teaching in physicaleducation was” CASEY ET AL, 2009, CASEY, 2009 AND BARRETT AND TURNER (2000)
  47. 47. many preferred MBP to traditional physical education pedagogies Alexander and Luckman (2001) and Brunton (2003)
  48. 48. positively disrupted theestablished andinappropriate studenthierarchy and allowed theteacher to refocus on thelearning of all students” PILL, 2008
  49. 49. others in the Far Eastreported that the unfamiliarityof the new classroom rolesinherent in MBP impacted onboth the teachers’ and thestudents’ attitudes towards thelessons. ” CRUZ 2008 AND ROSSI ET AL. 2007
  50. 50. Timeteachers need to consider the time it takesto learn a new pedagogical model,reconceptualising the roles that theparticipants take BRUNTON (2003), CASEY AND DYSON (2009), CASEY, DYSON, AND CAMPBELL (2009), DYSON (2002), DYSON, LINEHAN, AND HASTIE (2010), GUBACS-COLLINS AND OLSEN (2010), HASTIE AND CURTNER-SMITH (2006), MCCAUGHTRY ET AL. (2004), SINELNIKOV (2009), AND WRIGHT AND BURTON (2008)
  51. 51. Beginner
  52. 52. a number of authorsfound that teachersfelt like “beginners”again in terms of their“teacher knowledge”
  53. 53. “outside of their comfort zone” DYSON (2002)
  54. 54. decline in the teacher’s self-esteem, initial frustrations dueto unfamiliarity with themodel and that teachers feltthey made simple mistakesdue to their lack of experiencewith the approaches.” BARRETT AND TURNER (2000) AND GUBACS-COLLINS (2007)
  55. 55. Shift was too much MCCAUGHTRY ET AL. (2004) AND MCNEILL ET AL. (2004)
  56. 56. lack of either instant or guaranteed successassociated with the approaches KIM (2006)
  57. 57. these costs were too high and forced earlycareer teachers to actively avoid MBP MCCAUGHTRY ET AL. (2004)
  58. 58. teachers’ priorexperiences and habitusand extraneous matterssuch as school culturehave strong residualinfluence.” KO, ET AL. (2006), GUBACS-COLLINS (2007) AND MARTINEK, SCHILLING, AND JOHNSON 2001)
  59. 59. As the gap between old andnew pedagogies is closedteachers may become betterable to anticipate theirstudents’ responses andtherefore become morereactive to students’ needs” KIM (2006)
  60. 60. MBP acts as a scaffoldfor the learning processand helps to create aquestioning approachthat aids learning” MCNEILL ET AL. (2004) AND MACPHAIL, KIRK, AND GRIFFIN (2008)
  61. 61. Scaffolding
  62. 62. practitioners need tosee proof from otherschools throughpractice undertakenby other teachers thatshow MBP works.”
  63. 63. pedagogical andcurricular change isevidence-based and thatteachers need to see theresults of their efforts tobelieve in their potency. SINELNIKOV (2009)
  64. 64. teachers were a little scared ofwhat might happen. However,the evidence of their own eyesand experiences was enoughto leave them delighted withboth the outcome and itsappropriateness.” KINCHIN, ET AL. (2009)
  65. 65. the importance of school/universitycollaborations in supporting theteachers’ ability to move the theory ofthe model into their classroom andsubsequently engage in research-informed teaching BARRETT & TURNER (2000), BROOKER ET AL (2000), MCCAUGHTRY ET AL. (2004), MCNEILL ET AL. (2004), MACPHAIL ET AL. (2008), MACPHAIL, ET AL. (2008), ODONOVAN ET AL. (2010), AND WRIGHT ET AL. (2006)
  66. 66. for greater professional learning opportunities DYSON AND RUBIN (2003) AND SINELNIKOV (2009)
  67. 67. to coach and sustainteachers’ use of MBP Stran and Curtner-Smith (2009)
  68. 68. to provide opportunities for teachers transferring theory to the classroom and practice them Wright et al. (2006) and McMahon and MacPhail (2007)
  69. 69. Change Shift Discussion Rookies Support Future
  70. 70. Looking to the Future
  71. 71. innovation is like a stone hitting a henhouse roof MCDONALD (2003)
  72. 72. innovation could beconsidered as a hit-and-runa t t e m p t( Htao g rc ahv asn2g e9 ) p r a c t i c e s r e e 00 .in schools rather thansomething that can bearthe weight of sustainableeducational change HARGREAVES 2009
  73. 73. a number of authorsacknowledged that teachersneeded to be involved inenhanced and ongoing continuedprofessional development (CPD)when they seek to changepractice KO, WALLHEAD, AND WARD 2006, MACPHAIL ET AL. 2008 AND SINELNIKOV 2009
  74. 74. the development ofsustainable curriculumrenewal through whatthey call ‘networkedlearning communities” DAY AND TOWNSEND (2009)
  75. 75. “the challenge here is no longerjust how to have a theory ofaction that can implementparticular changes, but how todevelop one that can choosebetween changes, prioritize them,and create coherence among allof them.” HARGREAVES AND FULLAN (2009)
  76. 76. need to challenge ourassumptions aboutschools, schooling,learning and youngpeople
  77. 77. HelpTeachers sustain changeover the longer term byscaffolding change
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