Welcome - Especially new principals - introductions
Present: Leanne, Jan, Wendy, Ange, Steve, Dellwynne, Barbara, Bernard, Jackie,
Delwyn, Kitty, Michelle, Kim, Jocelyn, Maria, Toby, Nigel, David, Kevin, Catriona
Apologies - Leonie (Piri Piri) Roimata (Kawhia)

Please contribute

Management
Eric Frangenheim Posters - All orders in
TOD - numbers - Email coming our for numbers
Cluster Syndicate Meetings - Venues Pirongia 9.30 - 3
Meeting Dates - changes? (Michelle)
  • 5 May now 4 May
  • 16 June now 22 June
  • 11 August now 17 August
  • 8 September now 23 September

Posterous blog
Sign up and interaction from Principals / Lead Teachers (Catriona)

School report - Ngutunui (School reports April 7 (Piri Piri)

L@S Feedback L@S Feedback Link
What new concepts and skills did our teachers gain?
  • http://ietherpad.com/ = shared writing online, can be accessed at home, saved in clouds, multiple contributors. Empowering for teachers -= active engagement by students
  • ICTs for Inquiry, web links for inquiry, (Kevin has a copy of the presentation)
  • registered for EPIC on tki
  • tki can be personalised (have your own login) also includes digistore
  • deliberate teaching of using the internet and child friendly search engines
  • twurdy.com = readability of web sites
  • Not just what but educate how to do a proper search - PEAR (Purpose, Evidence + facts, Author, References,)
  • ability to discren authentic sites
  • Building a thinkers toolbox http://thinkerstoolbox.wikispaces.com/
  • looking at thinkers keys, taxonomy, at student levels, children can access tools in toolbox
  • http://www.pixton.com/uk/login#video comic making . Use for reflection of learning and success, has a youtube tutorial
  • Animation
  • Web tools
  • Anchoring for success - Karen Boyes
  • The need for change - how do we make it work
  • deeper understanding of the poser of ICT learning and implications for the classroom
  • Theory, best practice, purpose
  • The need for digital citizenship training in the classroom
  • kids contribute to the learning
  • new, fresh ideas


How do we share our new learning?
  • at staff meetings
  • with the kids
  • on wiki
  • dialogue between staff

How do we embed this new learning into practice?
  • use on a daily basis
  • peer tutoring / buddies

How can we ensure this new learning is making a difference for our students?
  • Teacher action inquiry
  • Identify children that are not moving in class, and undertake how they would move with an ICT aspect
  • Aiming at creating a teacher inquiry at one school
  • Reflection
  • Peer tutoring
  • kids making presentations of their learning
  • observations
  • feedback feedforward
  • change in student dialogue

How do members of your school community reflect?
The Reflective School

Eric Frangenheim Feedback

What new concepts and skills did our teachers gain?
  • Tools to help children think
  • Inquiry - Blooms at the top
  • Tennis tournament
  • Buying jeans - Input Process Output
  • G O structure for children
  • Knowledge and use of graphic organisers

How do we share our new learning?
How do we embed this new learning into practice?
  • trialling and using graphic organisers
  • by creating a thinkers toolbox with graphic organisers for kds to select
  • by using 3 a day ( y chart, kwl, simple webs)

How can we ensure this new learning is making a difference for our students?


Milestone Writing -Using School Action Plans for Term 1 - collecting evidence / reflection / writing time
Please bring your draft action plan,
Goal > Actions > evidence (blog post, photos, videos, audio, teacher voice, student voice)

The Horizon Report



Digital Citizenship
Discussion time
What is a successful digital citizen? - Self discipline! Controlling impulsivity!
Skills
Values
Processes

The Marshmallow Experiment

Netsafe - Resources
The Digital Citizen - Andrew Churches
A collection of videos, readings and resources

The Digizen - The Digizen website provides information for educators, parents, carers, and young people. It is used to strengthen their awareness and understanding of what digital citizenship is and encourages users of technology to be and become responsible DIGItal citiZENS. It shares specific advice and resources on issues such as social networking and cyberbullying and how these relate to and affect their own and other people's online experiences and behaviours.

Fendalton School Digital Safety

A class wiki - with useful videos

Posterous blog
Sign up and interaction from Principals / Lead Teachers