Outcomes are not just a factor from teaching
‘Proven’ approaches works if you have the same students every year
Look at MCDonald ‘making sense of an uncertain craft - widely uncertain triangle - look at snap chat - teachers feel different on different days
Its not given its not determined, adapting yourself as a teacher to your students
PAKURANGA TEACHING AS INQUIRY
It is a professional learning journey that encourages teachers to challenge their learning and adapt their practise
We can be blinkered by our past experiences and our beliefs
Which students are being advantaged and disadvantaged in my lessons
Spiral of inquiry
Student interview - what makes an effective teacher?
‘Knowing they have confidence in me.’
‘Not doing the same boring thing’
‘Treat everyone the same’
‘Teachers care about me and it gives me a confidence boost’
‘We are teaching them and they are teaching us'
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUE OF EDUCATION
INSTITUTE FOR EFFECTIVE EDUCATION
Vivian Robinson - Dealing with problem solving in schools
- Vivian talks about dealing with problems in schools and leaders going from 'problem' to 'solution' straight away without even thinking about the analysis of the problem. E.g the inquiry process into what caused the problem, who does the problem have an impact on.
Karl Popper - All life is problem solving
Adaptive expertise - it could be inquiring into a strategy or it could be into a mindset
‘Touchstone’ - did it lead to me sharing something new that leads to something better?
Although we do not know what the future holds I feel we have to attempt to understand what qualities and skills will be needed/desired to be successful adults: creative, risk takers who can self regulate and adapt to a changing environment (with confidence or resilience?). - That's my thoughts anyways. Helping children to accept and understand what ‘comfortable with being uncomfortable so you are prepared for anything’ means.