Resources from the workshop session


ICT PD Raising Student Achievement - Powerpoint file


ICT Making a Difference Wiki
http://ict-making-a-difference.wikispaces.com/

Template for targeting student achievement / MoE goals etc


What is Powerful Learning?

Ideas generated in the workshop session:
  • Shifting to new ground
  • Application and transfer to something new
  • Students personalising their learning
  • Engagement / Ownership
  • Wanting to learn
  • Thinking and problem solving
  • Relevant / authentic
  • Understanding yourself as a learner
  • Differentiated learning - personalised and individual
  • What kids want / need
  • Going into the unknown
  • High expectations
  • Learning is universal - home, school, recreation
  • Good questioning
  • Meaningful (contexts)
  • Be prepared to go deeper with our learning - predict, hypothesise, analyse, debate
  • Collaborative and refelctive
  • Competent with what they are learning
  • Empowering
  • Provokes thinking, questioning and further learning
  • Develops skills - transferable
  • Embedded
  • Self sustaining
  • Scaffolded - strategies that meet the needs and abilities of students
  • Stimulating
  • Shared learning
  • Deep learning - SOLO
  • Justify decisions made
  • Applied in a variety of situations
  • Big questions
  • Synthesise information
  • Just in time skills (or just as I go)
  • Metacognitive
  • Connected
  • Use of prior knowledge
  • Literate (oracy, written, reading) and numerate
  • Leads to embedded change - sustainable
  • Builds curiosity
  • Achieve success
  • Community involvement
  • WOW - the hook in - interest
  • Rigorous - students have to grapple and sometimes struggle but are guided to achieve and succeed
  • Reflective - self monitored and set goals