Teaching As Inquiry: How might we raise the achievement levels of our…
Teaching As Inquiry: How might we raise the achievement levels of our learners?
Use of technology such as Education Perfect to practise basic skills.
Tutorials based on specific topics.
Gamification to motivate and engage.
How WGP College compares to NZ
Determine weaker areas across year groups
planned essays at the end of mini units
Level 2 program has less assessments giving more time
essay plans - including quotes
teacher record keeping
Helping students to see how they can apply skills to all areas of their learning
Transferable problem solving skills
Changing attitudes about their responsibility to make sure that they push themselves to learn how their particular device works, rather than expecting the teacher to know all the idiosyncrasies of every digital hardware and software
How to encourage learners to take on a self - help attitude as opposed to a learned helplessness approach.
Student projects that inquire into real life problems and solutions. e.g. homeless people
To develop reading skills
Response to texts
Talk about texts
Changing learner behaviours
; focusing on learners whose learning behaviours impede classroom progress and that of others.
Increase expectations for base levels of expected behaviour:
Learners should be capable of sitting attentively for 10 minutes without leaving seat, chatting to peers, fiddling with devices and distracting others.