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Learning intentions prins.ppt

  1. 1. LEARNING INTENTIONS:The John Fawkner College Approach<br />By Gus Napoli, Jessica Sartori & Judy Poole - 2nd September 2011<br />
  2. 2. To develop a clear understanding of the value of learning intentions, and how they were implemented them at John Fawkner College. <br />Success criteria<br />Participate in discussion and activities<br />Develop your own ideas about the implementation of Learning Intentions in your school.<br />Learning Intention <br />
  3. 3. Project Excellence 2009 onwards<br />New school, New expectations....<br />AIZ <br />Our Foci<br />Establish an orderly environment<br />Clear expectations and effective strategies for establishing focused, stimulating learning environments<br />Background at JFC<br />
  4. 4. Members (5 people)<br />Student Learning Leader (convener) - Jessica Sartori<br />Assistant Principal (mentor) – Judy Poole <br />Teaching and Learning Coaches – Antoinette Hooper and Penny Krilis <br />Executive Principal – Glenn White<br />Teaching & Learning Team<br />
  5. 5. Purpose: <br />To build a consistent approach to teaching and learning in all classrooms. <br />Based on the ‘Secondary Approach for Powerful Learning’ model<br />Focus in Term 2: <br />Developing authentic Learning Intentions and use them effectively in the classroom.<br />Teaching & Learning Team<br />
  6. 6. When teachers set learning intentions use appropriate pace and have a clear and strong narrative about their teaching then student’s are more secure about their learning and their level engagement and understanding is increased.<br />Theory Of Action For 2011<br />
  7. 7. Highlight the value of Learning Intentions<br />Show staff what the research tells us<br />Challenge the individualistic approach <br />Audit/survey students and staff<br />Support staff to understand and implement<br />Accountability and expectations<br />Influencing Staff<br />
  8. 8. I’ve been teaching for 20 yrs<br />Patronising, insulting...<br />My students get good results why should I change how I teach?<br />I already do this?<br />What some staff might say...<br />
  9. 9. Clear<br />Consistent<br />Explicit<br />Whole school approach<br />
  10. 10. Are your learning intentions clear?<br />
  11. 11. RESEARCH<br />Research demonstrates that effective learning intentions improve student achievement significantly (Effect size 0.56).Hattie<br />An effect size of 1.0 means……<br /><ul><li>Improving the rate of learning by 50%</li></ul>Why Learning Intentions?<br />
  12. 12. Hattie’s Research<br />800+ meta – analyses<br />50,000+ studies and<br />200+million students<br />
  13. 13. Influences on Achievement<br />Clear Learning Intentions 0.56<br />.40<br />.30<br />.50<br />.10<br />.20<br />.60<br />Zone of Desired Effects<br />Typical<br />Teacher<br />Effects<br />.70<br />Developmental Effects<br />.80<br />0<br />.90<br />Reverse Effects<br />1.0<br />
  14. 14. LEARNING INTENTION<br />
  15. 15. PLAN OF ACTION<br />
  16. 16. Group Discussion<br />What is the practice related to learning intentions in our school and how widespread is it?<br />What are the difficulties/challenges that apply displaying learning intentions?<br />What will be the impact of the consistent use of setting learning intentions on the learning of our students?<br />TASK 1:<br />Complete the implementation survey (2 mins)<br />Share this with your table groups (10 mins)<br />Step 1: Review your school practice<br />
  17. 17. Students know the success criteria for lesson.<br />Learning Intentions are made clear to all students.<br />Learning Intention is displayed in the lesson/classroom<br />Students are able to articulate their new learning, able to voice the purpose of the lesson.<br />Teacher refers to the learning intention throughout the lesson.<br />Students write the learning intention into their books.<br />More engaged classroom.<br />Students taking more responsibility for their learning because they understand the learning intention.<br />Measurable improvement in student learning outcomes.<br />Teachers are using the language when talking to students.<br />Success criteria is clear and explicit to all students.<br />Practices that demonstrate Learning Intentions at JFC<br />
  18. 18. Look at the language of effective learning intentions<br />‘A learning intention describes what students should know,understand or be able to doby the end of the lesson or series of lessons.’ (Learning Unlimited, 2004)<br />TASK 2:<br />Complete the sorting activity<br />Feedback<br />Step 2: Challenge the blockers<br />
  19. 19. Subject related examples<br />
  20. 20. Regular meetings<br />Modelling<br />Samples of Learning Intentions & Success Criteria<br />Share good practice<br />Step 3: Support teachers<br />
  21. 21. Student survey<br />Peer Observation<br />Link to performance reviews<br />Instructional rounds<br />Step 4: Expectations/ Accountability<br />
  22. 22. Challenges<br />Successes<br />Opportunities<br />Review<br />