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Inquiry pd may 11


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Inquiry pd may 11

  1. 1. Inquiry PD Session Term 2 Week 4
  2. 2. What is your thinking? • If I had to reduce all of educational philosophy to just one principle, I would say this: the most important single factor influencing learning is what the learner already knows. (Ausubel 1968)
  3. 3. Learning Intentions • Know the features and strategies of this stage of the process • Explore and use strategies and tools for this stage of the Inquiry Process • Identify our next steps in the process • Explain how to help your students explore this stage of the process
  4. 4. Tools used in Tuning In • Exploring some of the possible tools in this stage • What is thinking? An example of Socratic Questioning - links can be provided if you’re interested • Mindmaps • Wordle - online - The Brain • Promethean Resource Pack - link
  5. 5. More Tools
  6. 6. Our prior knowledge • What have we used previously that has been successful? • Reflecting on what the Tuning In stage might look like in each room. • What links can be made across all learning areas? • How do ICTs support the learning?
  7. 7. Where to next? • Take the unit to the QLC days • Write all over it, discuss with others, make any changes • Share our thoughts as a team • Meet back together as a staff to tidy up the unit and use it in class
  8. 8. The Brain Day • Choose another name??!! (I had to put something here!). • Plan how we want this to go as part of the Tuning In process.