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Shaping My Thinking
Acknowledgement: Netbooks Reflective Learning documentation



Purpose:

These questions are intended to help you and your coachees reflect on the values and beliefs that underpin the learning and teaching practice across the school.
Some suggested uses for Shaping My Thinking are as “conversation starters” for Professional Learning Teams, as foci for peer-coaching sessions or for reference when planning curriculum.

Values and Beliefs
Questions
Links for Further Information
· What are my values and beliefs about student learning?
· What are my values and beliefs about the role of ICT in learning and teaching?
Curriculum Planning Guidelines:
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/studentlearning/curriculum/preptoyear10/guidelines/phase2/psg/planproctemplate.htm

Curriculum Planning Modules:
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/studentlearning/curriculum/preptoyear10/modules/default.htm

School Improvement: A Theory of Action
(Core beliefs, pg. 6)
· How does my learning and teaching currently reflect 21st century skills?
Partnerships for 21st Century Skills
www.21stcenturyskills.org

Students
· How do I involve students in curriculum planning?
o What should teachers know about you?
o What is important for you to learn?
o What do you think younger students need to learn?
o How do you learn best?
o How do you want to be assessed?
· How can I best harness student enthusiasm for the use of Web 2.0 Tools to create, contribute, collaborate and connect?
· How can I build on the ICT skills, interests and experiences that my students bring from ‘outside’ the classroom?

Curriculum Planning Presentation:
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/studentlearning/curriculum/preptoyear10/modules/faciladvice.htm



Learning and Teaching
· How does my teaching framework – my values, beliefs and classroom practice - reflect 21st century learning? How do they reflect the Principles of Learning and Teaching? E5?
· How do I identify what is powerful to learn and how do I use VELS to explore this?
· How do I identify what powerful learning is and how to promote this in my classroom?
· What does my current pedagogy look like (how do I teach?)
o What does it look like when I am teaching with ICT?
o How are they the same/different? Why?
o How might it look in my technology-rich classroom?
· What are my curriculum planning and assessment practices?
o How do they reflect the integration of ICT?
o How might they need to change to reflect learning and teaching with technology-rich tools and strategies?
· What learning and teaching strategies do I currently use which support the development of higher-order thinking?
· What existing learning and teaching resources do I have (right now!) which I use regularly and readily support a technology-rich environment?
· What existing online resources/tools do I use regularly which readily support a technology-rich environment?
· What existing learning and teaching resources am I aware of (but not using regularly) which can support a technology-rich environment?
· What existing online resources/tools am I aware of (but not using regularly) which can support a technology-rich environment?
· How do I currently model correct copyright practices, and safe and ethical use of the Internet?
· What processes for permissions and protocols for Intellectual Property including copyright, and safe and ethical use of the Internet are in place and followed across the school?
o How might these need to be updated to reflect introduction of a technology-rich curriculum eg/ Web 2.0 Tools?
o How can we keep students and parents informed of updated processes?

Principles of Learning and Teaching P-12
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/studentlearning/teachingprinciples/principles/default.htm

Beyond Bloom – A New Version of the Cognitive Taxonomy
http://www.uwsp.edu/education/lwilson/curric/newtaxonomy.htm
Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy
http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/file/view/bloom%27s+Digital+taxonomy+v2.12.pdf


What Works in Classroom Instruction
http://www.middleweb.com/MWLresources/marzchat1.html


What makes a good inquiry unit?
http://www1.curriculum.edu.au/eq/archive/autumn2004/html/article_02.shtml


Principles of Learning and Teaching
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/studentlearning/teachingprinciples/default.htm

Curriculum Planning
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/studentlearning/curriculum/default.htm

Intel® Teach Unit Plans http://educate.intel.com/au/ProjectDesign/UnitPlans/index.htm

ICT Domain
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/studentlearning/teachingresources/ict/default.htm


Working with the Web
http://www.education.vic.gov.au/management/elearningsupportservices/www/
Smartcopying
http://www.smartcopying.edu.au/scw/go


Professional Learning
· What existing ICT skills do I have which are readily applicable to developing a technology-rich enviornment?
· What skills do I need to develop?
· What are my ICT professional learning needs?
ePotential ICT Capabilities Resource
http://epotential.education.vic.gov.au/

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Where can I start?
How can I take my successful classroom strategies (what’s working now) and use them to create a new way of working with the latest technology-rich tools to support the development of 21st century skills eg/ Web 2.0 Tools?