“In the economy of ideas that theweb is creating, you are what youshare, who you are linked to, who              you netwo...
Two (hundred) heads arebetter than one...Tony CassidyJohn SayersAlan Parkinson
The Geographical Teacher   Douglas FreshfieldVolume 1 Issue 1 Page 1 (1901)‘In Britain, teachers are for the most part too...
Collaboration...To work jointly with others or together,especially in an intellectual endeavourTo cooperate with an agency...
Who with ?Teacher & teacher (same school /different school)Teacher & pupils (same school /different school)Pupil & pupil (...
Teacher Talk - DylanWiliamAfL - corrupted and systematisedTeacher Learning Communities(Community of Practice)Monthly short...
Debates inGeog Ed.(2013)(2013)(2013)
Co-creation
Alec CourosConnected TeacherConnected Teacher            When I started            teaching...
Alec Couros
Where to go to findcollaborators ?1999: SLN Geography Forum - Durbin & Russell2007: NINGS for student / teacher support200...
Local networksClustersFederationsTeachmeetPlus & minus...Plus & minus...Plus & minus...Plus & minus...Plus & minus...
Too many rooms ?      Choose one you’re comfortable in
Quality Control...
Ideas given away ?“Why would I want to give away my best ideas ?”GeographyPages - had a colleague who said anassessment I’...
League TablesData Dashboard‘Competitors’ ?‘Competitors’ ?‘Competitors’ ?
Friendships
Wider collegialitySupportSupport
You can’t chooseyour colleagues, butyou can choose whoyou collaboratewith...
2 sessionsJohn Sayers - SOLOTaxonomyTony Cassidy - stuff...
A normal Sunday night….                                                                 Why did I leave writing this      ...
What if…           I’m not sure what approach to   Have you tried why did Mr                       use…                   ...
Someone will have already done it… But say thanks….
Someone will have already done it…     They opened a restaurant in South Wales…     They escaped and unfortunately moved t...
In-house• Practice Baps• CITAL meets• Teaching and Learning Newsletter• Special Interest Groups• Professional Development ...
From my Twitter network….
A critical friend        Work with @Liz_Smith –       Twitter interviews and Year 8        comparing their local area.
Yourtribe        Geography flash meets- not one            in a two years, time to                   resurrect ?          ...
• Schemes of learning and  collaborative writing• Presentations• Questionnaires and data  collection• Collaborative work w...
http://bit.ly/Z21WF2
http://bit.ly/Z21E14
http://bit.ly/Z229YW
Learning for a pound                          How could you use these                        items from the Tesco range   ...
http://bit.ly/13RN7wE
Options for furthercollaboration...Sign-up for Twitter & subscribe to a listSeek out a Teachmeet near youGA Branch meeting...
An example...
And some feedback...
“Educational research can never lead practice—great teaching is produced by teacher creativity—but what the research can d...
Stalk us here... Alan: http://livinggeography.blogspot.com @GeoBlogs Tony: http://sharegeography.co.uk/ @tonycassidy John:...
ReferencesBooks detailed in presentationhttp://steve-wheeler.blogspot.co.uk/2010/07/anatomy-ohttp://pragmaticreform.wordpr...
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  1. 1. “In the economy of ideas that theweb is creating, you are what youshare, who you are linked to, who you network with...”Charles Leadbeater - ‘We Think’
  2. 2. Two (hundred) heads arebetter than one...Tony CassidyJohn SayersAlan Parkinson
  3. 3. The Geographical Teacher Douglas FreshfieldVolume 1 Issue 1 Page 1 (1901)‘In Britain, teachers are for the most part tooscattered and too busy to come togetherfrequently for discussion. They require amedium through which they may readilycommunicate with one another, exchangeexperiences and learn the progress that isbeing made in method or in appliances in ourown country and abroad’
  4. 4. Collaboration...To work jointly with others or together,especially in an intellectual endeavourTo cooperate with an agency with which oneis not immediately connectedSynonyms: band together, cooperate,concur, conjoin, conspire, team up, unite...
  5. 5. Who with ?Teacher & teacher (same school /different school)Teacher & pupils (same school /different school)Pupil & pupil (same school /different school)
  6. 6. Teacher Talk - DylanWiliamAfL - corrupted and systematisedTeacher Learning Communities(Community of Practice)Monthly short sessions with 8-10teachers to start to changehabitsGroup goals and individualaccountability
  7. 7. Debates inGeog Ed.(2013)(2013)(2013)
  8. 8. Co-creation
  9. 9. Alec CourosConnected TeacherConnected Teacher When I started teaching...
  10. 10. Alec Couros
  11. 11. Where to go to findcollaborators ?1999: SLN Geography Forum - Durbin & Russell2007: NINGS for student / teacher support2006: 1st ‘Teachmeet’ @ the Jolly Judge pub2008: TWITTER (I joined on the 27th April thatyear)1893: Geographical Association...Annual Conference
  12. 12. Local networksClustersFederationsTeachmeetPlus & minus...Plus & minus...Plus & minus...Plus & minus...Plus & minus...
  13. 13. Too many rooms ? Choose one you’re comfortable in
  14. 14. Quality Control...
  15. 15. Ideas given away ?“Why would I want to give away my best ideas ?”GeographyPages - had a colleague who said anassessment I’d created had been written by herformer Head of Department... a problem ? ‘There is no delight in owning anything unshared’ - Seneca
  16. 16. League TablesData Dashboard‘Competitors’ ?‘Competitors’ ?‘Competitors’ ?
  17. 17. Friendships
  18. 18. Wider collegialitySupportSupport
  19. 19. You can’t chooseyour colleagues, butyou can choose whoyou collaboratewith...
  20. 20. 2 sessionsJohn Sayers - SOLOTaxonomyTony Cassidy - stuff...
  21. 21. A normal Sunday night…. Why did I leave writing this scheme of work until the last minute? I’m not sure what case study to use… Why did I leave writing this scheme of work until the last minute? How do I get my students to understand this concept? Why I did leave writing this scheme of work until the last minute?
  22. 22. What if… I’m not sure what approach to Have you tried why did Mr use… and Mrs Endo die?
  23. 23. Someone will have already done it… But say thanks….
  24. 24. Someone will have already done it… They opened a restaurant in South Wales… They escaped and unfortunately moved to Montserrat... They joined Mauro the shoe shiner… They relocated to the Caatinga only to be forced to leave…
  25. 25. In-house• Practice Baps• CITAL meets• Teaching and Learning Newsletter• Special Interest Groups• Professional Development Library• Good practice archive
  26. 26. From my Twitter network….
  27. 27. A critical friend Work with @Liz_Smith – Twitter interviews and Year 8 comparing their local area.
  28. 28. Yourtribe Geography flash meets- not one in a two years, time to resurrect ? http://bit.ly/13ROifC
  29. 29. • Schemes of learning and collaborative writing• Presentations• Questionnaires and data collection• Collaborative work with students• Sourcing ideas https://drive.google.com/ Collaborating further…
  30. 30. http://bit.ly/Z21WF2
  31. 31. http://bit.ly/Z21E14
  32. 32. http://bit.ly/Z229YW
  33. 33. Learning for a pound How could you use these items from the Tesco range to supplement or aid learning? Answers on note with your name (if you want).http://goo.gl/xyoih
  34. 34. http://bit.ly/13RN7wE
  35. 35. Options for furthercollaboration...Sign-up for Twitter & subscribe to a listSeek out a Teachmeet near youGA Branch meeting / writing for a journalStart blogging....
  36. 36. An example...
  37. 37. And some feedback...
  38. 38. “Educational research can never lead practice—great teaching is produced by teacher creativity—but what the research can do is to identify some avenues as more fruitful than others, and also make sense of the practice of effective teachers, in particular by identifying which aspects of practice are likely to be essential to success, and which are idiosyncrasies of individual teachers.”Prof. Dylan Wiliam Prof. Dylan Wiliam
  39. 39. Stalk us here... Alan: http://livinggeography.blogspot.com @GeoBlogs Tony: http://sharegeography.co.uk/ @tonycassidy John: http://sayersjohn.blogspot.com/ @JOHNSAYERS
  40. 40. ReferencesBooks detailed in presentationhttp://steve-wheeler.blogspot.co.uk/2010/07/anatomy-ohttp://pragmaticreform.wordpress.com/2013/03/30/afl/Image: Alec Couros - shared under CC license

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