Added by kerry armstrong on March 16, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments
We are going to do a unit on "Who I am as a Learner?" and now we have an opportunity to include ipods. I thought it would be powerful to ask students to 'mindmap' how they learn best. Ask them which tools and processes support their learning (we will do this as a staff team also) and then spend 6 weeks with the ipods and then overlay the technology piece onto their first mindmap.
Our hypothesis is that this process of metacognition and Assessment For Learning (AFL) is at the heart of…Continue
Added by kerry armstrong on March 15, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments
Just heard this term PLN. Do you use it commonly? We are looking at Personalized Learning for the 21st century learner and I love this term that includes network as it adds that all important part of learning - socializing! We need to belong to a network, a community of learners, a team.
How widespread is the use of this term PLN in your area? How do like PLLN?
Added by kerry armstrong on March 15, 2011 at 11:28am — No Comments
From Dylan Wiliam's work and our work in the NPBS (Network for Performance Based Schools), we incorporate the six big assessment for learning (AFL) strategies:
It is also one of the wings of The Propeller Model.
Here is how descriptive feedback worked the other day…Continue
Added by kerry armstrong on March 6, 2011 at 8:53pm — No Comments
Our school entered a video and if you go to the website above and search for "Coal Tyee", you will see a video that shows the projects that students did to answer the question: "One Well, One Earth. Water has the power to change everything. What will you do to ensure the well's future?"
Students used multiple means of expression to transform themselves and others.
If you want, you can…Continue
Added by kerry armstrong on March 2, 2011 at 1:07am — No Comments