Keynote – Richard Wells

Some takeout from Richard Well’s day 2 keynote.

You don’t see the rugby coach on the field, opposite in the classroom.

Playground games – kids don’t need a teacher to play. They know the strategies.

Oblique strategies – by Brian Eno. Strategies to get out of creative funk

Students need to given strategy to play on the pitch without the coach.

Activity should recognise the individual, rather than teacher relationship.

The smartest person in the room is… the room.

Link to Tools for Student Learning – results from Crowd sourced tools.

The known unknowns

Use of Mr G to demonstrate key competencies

Give student tools to structure their work e.g. Slides template gallery

Classroom as a place where students feel they can contribute.


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