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  • Welcome, thankyous Kiaora koutou Thanks for talking the time to meet today Who I am -Rochelle Jensen – elnr advisor Event came about through Janet Bourne - thanksyou What today is about in a nutshell is a a group of people who share a passion for ICT and GATE and Have come together to share and develop their understanding. Characterised by casual, sharing, questioning .... Big thanks to Woody, Toni Twiss , Sharon Harper passionate educators who came out of the wings and mad themselves available to support us today. Woody and Peachgrove - Venue etc Introductions from group Anyone like to say a karakia Housekeeping Toliets, rough outline of day, food, wireless notes
  • Gate Meet

    1. 1. E -Learning and GATE Meet 6 th November 9-3pm Rochelle Jensen e-learning advisor University of Waikato
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    3. 3. <ul><li>E-learning and effective teaching </li></ul><ul><li>E-learning and family, whanau and community participation </li></ul><ul><li>E-learning and evidence best practices </li></ul><ul><li>E-Learning Infrastructure + Admin. </li></ul>Enabling the 21 st Century Learner An e-Learning Action Plan for Schools 2006-20 10
    4. 4. to develop our ability to use e-learning to nurture gifted and talented children. <ul><li>Overall aim: </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>“ Differentiation involves providing learning experiences to suit the needs of each individual student within an environment that accepts diversity ”. </li></ul><ul><li>In practice, differentiation affects: </li></ul><ul><li>Content – what is taught and learnt- ideas, concepts, skills, information </li></ul><ul><li>Processes – the way in which content is presented and learned </li></ul><ul><li>Products of Learning - what is produced to demonstrate learning </li></ul><ul><li>Environment – physical structure of setting, its organisation, and its social and emotional climate </li></ul>Source: Nurturing Gifted and Talented Children, MOE, 2008
    6. 6. Content What is taught or learned – the concepts, information, ideas and facts within the curriculum. How do we /can we make choices about content for GATE students? How does/could e-learning enhance choices about content ?
    7. 7. <ul><li>Content: Research Recommends </li></ul><ul><li>Big Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Complexity </li></ul><ul><li>Connections between ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Real issues </li></ul><ul><li>Cross –disciplinary Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Areas of Interest and Passion </li></ul><ul><li>Opportunities to exercise social responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Exposure to moral/ethical issues </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Easy access to information and ideas that relates to passions and interests </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry process and the tools that allow us to collaborate to create content </li></ul><ul><li>Current events and issues </li></ul><ul><li>Explore concepts through videos </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Process </li></ul>How the content is taught or learned- how new material is presented , what activities students are involved in, and what teaching methods are used? How do we /can we differentiate the learning process for GATE students? How could e-learning enhance the process of learning?
    9. 9. <ul><li>Process - Research Recommends: </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery </li></ul><ul><li>Open-ended-ness </li></ul><ul><li>Metacognition </li></ul><ul><li>Higher Level Thinking processes </li></ul><ul><li>Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Group Interaction </li></ul><ul><li>Pacing and Variety </li></ul><ul><li>Less practice of the basics </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Product </li></ul><ul><li>How learning is evidenced by gifted and talented students – tangible or intangible, the results of learning </li></ul>How do GATE students demonstrate their learning ? How does/could e-learning enhance how learning is demonstrated?
    11. 11. <ul><li>Product - Research Recommends: </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of style of presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Creative /original products or performances </li></ul><ul><li>Synthesis of information in a new form rather than reproducing ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Communication to an audience </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in a competition </li></ul><ul><li>Solutions to real issues or problems </li></ul><ul><li>Being of service to others </li></ul>
    12. 12. outstanding e-learning collections <ul><li>Bucklands Beach Intermediate </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Suzie Vesper – CORE Education </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>