Sunday, 28 February 2016

Spark-MIT 2016: The problem unpacked

The specific problem of my inquiry was identified, deliberated and refined at Spark-MIT 2016 Day 1: how do my Year 6 learners in a Decile 1 primary school make and sustain accelerated gains in reading?

The easy answer, of course, is to read more. Therein lies the problem: how will that happen?  The cycle of inquiry begins.

My initial thoughts on unpacking the problem have evolved into a series of questions which will focus my inquiry over the course of 2016:

Monday, 22 February 2016

Spark-MIT 2016

Today was Day 1 of Spark-MIT 2016.  This year's cohort of Manaiakalani Innovative Teachers gathered at Spark's Head Office in the city to share the focus of their inquiry, challenge and support each other in finalising their research problem for 2016.

Sunday, 21 February 2016

Visible Learning in 2015

Visible learning in a 1:1 digital learning environment to support student achievement. How am I doing? What can I improve on?

A first screencast to share my thoughts towards the end of my first year teaching and learning in a 1:1 digital learning environment in 2015.