Food For Thought


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The Creative Tallis Action Research Group are meeting to discuss plans for the summer term.

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  • Food For Thought

    1. 1. Food for Thought The Creative Tallis Action Research Group Saturday, March 21, 2009
    2. 2. School of Creativity • Students leading learning • Using innovation and creative techniques, led by students and staff, to change aspiration and motivation • Engage in curriculum change • Remodel the role of teachers as educators to support change • Using coaching to support change in staff • Learning from others and being able to apply this in whole school professional development • Using technology to introduce a different level of dynamism to curriculum and communication Saturday, March 21, 2009
    3. 3. Thoughts so far... • Create an event or events in the summer term led by students, staff and Creative Agent • Engage parents (and other stakeholders) in thinking about creative learning • Use the idea of a meal to structure the event(s) • “Food for Thought” Saturday, March 21, 2009
    4. 4. Planning Day Monday 30th March Saturday, March 21, 2009
    5. 5. Aims • See interactive exhibition “Liminal” • Talk to curator and one of the artists • Use meeting room to begin planning “Food for Thought” • Define scope of summer event(s) and allocate roles and responsibilities Saturday, March 21, 2009
    6. 6. Key Questions... Saturday, March 21, 2009
    7. 7. • What do we hope to achieve? • Who is our target audience? • Do we need any outside school help? • What is the budget? • How will we know if the event(s) is/are successful? Saturday, March 21, 2009
    8. 8. Arts Award • Do we want to be accredited for the work we do? • Could we achieve an Arts Award? • What is required? • What help do we need? Saturday, March 21, 2009
    9. 9. Some ideas... • Organise a party, similar to the Living Cinema event, where food, music and film spark discussions about creative learning • Curate a series of interventions in the school building which question our relationship to familiar spaces • Create a digital orchestra and a day of workshops for partner schools exploring new music technologies Saturday, March 21, 2009
    10. 10. Your thoughts? • What would you like to do? • How do you want to be involved? • Bring your thoughts to our planning event on 30th March so that we can begin to put them into action! Saturday, March 21, 2009