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Inquiry Processes At Te Pahu School

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Inquiry Processes At Te Pahu School

  1. 1. Inquiry Processes at Te Pahu School Observable changes
  2. 2. <ul><li>Planning is becoming more of a collaborative exercise </li></ul><ul><li>We are learning to look for and plan for connections between classes / whole school / within a topic or idea </li></ul><ul><li>eg Recycling </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Frequent professional discussions in </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Staff meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Syndicate meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BOT meetings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>‘ Discretionary time’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student / parent / teacher conferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parent survey </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Our planning, teaching, assessment and reporting processes have needed review to represent the changes we are making in learning and teaching </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Onus on self assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student lead conferences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Our survey showed high level of acceptance but the need for a parent ‘education’ evening </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>MOE Targets are related to student self assessment using criteria (WALT / HWIK, Rubric, Learning Intention, Matrix, ….) The common theme is that the student is being made aware of what success / quality learning looks like </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>We reviewed our budget and ‘reclaimed’ finances (Along with a grant) so that we could purchase a data projector to be mounted in each classroom </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Professional development has been focussed as a ‘whole school’ focus. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>We are all attending ulearnz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There is a shared enthusiasm for PD that builds on our journey (Pam Hook on Questioning, Georgette Jenson on Rubrics </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Our task now is to continue to explore the possibilities of using inquiry processes in meaningful ways in student / teacher learning and come to some agreed understanding of a process from Y1 to Y8. </li></ul><ul><li>ie To develop “From the New Zealand Curriculum to School Curriculum” </li></ul>

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