Each teacher had 6 minutes to speak, slides on auto advance. Audience asked to ask a Why, What and How question. Presenter then answers questions from the floor.
Link to resource site – contains details of the MIT programme.
Philosophy: Learn, create, share
Aim to develop critical thinking skills.
Paidiea group discussions-similar to Socratic method
Interesting to note that the teacher focused on one student
How did you track talk time?
Troy England-PE teacher at Papakura High School
Problem-low literacy and attendance
Solution-develop self efficacy
Innovation-voice typing. Started with recording a conversation with teacher, then speaking directly into device.
Does it matter whether students speak or type their answers?
Kelsey Morgan from Chrischurch
Aim-engage students in maths via blogging.
Students created explainer slides on their blogs.
Dot from Tamaki College teaching social studies
Aim: engaging year 9s via blogging
Linked with Primary schools to find out familiar writing frameworks
Used SOLO framework to guide writing
Students had to quad blog-What is quad blogging? Students comment on 3 others students post that was positive and helpful.
Slogging-blogging plus SOLO
Alicia from Ohaewai Primart
Collaboration in open learning environments
Teachers as role models that learning takes risks and make mistakes.
PQP strategy to give effective feedback
Hinera Anderson from Tamaki College
Aim: visible teaching and learning (VTaL)
Angela at Point England School. Aim-increase reading mileage. “A child who reads will be an adult who thinks”.
Other related resources
Kootuitui – Manaiakalani Outreach programme