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Friday, August 20

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    on schools' contributionscontributions. Support for variation writing and templates can be found @ http://centre4.core-ed.net/15273/57797
    Challenges for clusters to represent all cluster school's needs when reviewing current contract goals and new contract goals
    Use milestone reports as valuable data for informing future practice, possibly use Wordle to unpack milestone reports and analyse high frequency words
    Introductions around the room
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    as well. (Resurces inlcuded(Resources included tape deck,
    Trade off possibilities to access materials
    2009 ICT PD Newsletters
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    Jan-Marie talks about her clusters and working with them on visioning, Inquiry learning, ICT integration, useict.wikispaces.com
    Trevor talks about his work with Tauranga cluster lead teachers visiting best practice schools, goals setting and building capacity and leadership, developing competencies in one school in particular
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    love of Derek Wenmoth'sDavid Warlick's blog post
    Paula talks about her five schools in her cluster, just about to finish third year, shared a story about one teacher has had a lot of email addresses to respond her student's blogs
    Digital citizenship issues and debates - very current trends to address
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    6:53 pm
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    request on school'sschools' contributions
    Challenges for clusters to represent all cluster school's needs when reviewing current contract goals and new contract goals
    Use milestone reports as valuable data for informing future practice, possibly use Wordle to unpack milestone reports and analyse high frequency words
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    2:40 pm
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    - Bernard boughtbrought up a
    Challenges for clusters to represent all cluster school's needs when reviewing current contract goals and new contract goals
    Use milestone reports as valuable data for informing future practice, possibly use Wordle to unpack milestone reports and analyse high frequency words
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    Literacy progressions and ICTs http://elearningbop.wikispaces.com/Literacy+Progressions+and+ICT
    Barbara shares working with her cluster Three rivers, huge change in Paeroa schools, thinking strategies, questioning strategies, concept plan and teacher guided, student negotiated, change to planning SOLO planning and assessment rubrics
    KeepJill - encourage independence and personalise learning for teachers by working from a particular learning intention they have - brainstorm some possibilities but then do a Google search together to find other possibilities. In this way you are helping teachers to sustain their growth by giving them the means to find useful ICTs etc. The teach software learning strategies and get them and their students to explore and share to learn the software. Links here with key competencies - walking the talk.
    Keep
    blogs alive,
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    your own blogsblogs. This helps to build the traffic.
    Natural reader to read back text to the user http://www.naturalreaders.com/
    Tessa - we're on a treadmill, we've seen this all before, we've been here before. Teacher as Inquiry. Research to show ICTs have had an impact on student learning, Education Counts, Hattie's research.
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    2:37 pm

Thursday, August 19

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    National Standards and assessment workshop
    Rocky, Susanne and Kat Storey on National Standards and assessment
    http://voicethread.com/share/1272447/
    Talked about five year cycles of self review.
    Directions for assessment in New Zealand (DANZ) report Developing students’ assessment capabilities
    http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/effectiveassessment
    http://voicethread.com/share/1272447/
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    7:00 pm
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    Rocky, Susanne and Kat Storey on National Standards and assessment
    Talked about five year cycles of self review.
    Directions for assessment in New Zealand (DANZ) report Developing students’ assessment capabilities
    http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/effectiveassessment
    http://voicethread.com/share/1272447/

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    6:57 pm
  3. page 20th August meeting notes edited ... Bernard talks about directing his clusters and working through what a localised curriculum loo…
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    Bernard talks about directing his clusters and working through what a localised curriculum looks like in each school
    Donna shares her current thinking is being challenged listening to Ewan McIntosh - EG using Posterous for easy, quick blogging
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    workshop 19t August)August). Eg see Donna's posterous blog from yesterday's workshop with Ewan. http://coalface.posterous.com/
    Jan-Marie talks about her clusters and working with them on visioning, Inquiry learning, ICT integration, useict.wikispaces.com
    Trevor talks about his work with Tauranga cluster lead teachers visiting best practice schools, goals setting and building capacity and leadership, developing competencies in one school in particular
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    Planning is only just starting for this project but expressions of interest to receive updates can be left at http://inquirewithus.wikispaces.com/First+Nations+People
    Registering interest in any of these projects does not commit classes to participate but will start the information flows.
    National Standards and assessment workshop
    Rocky, Susanne and Kat Storey on National Standards and assessment
    Talked about five year cycles of self review.

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    6:22 pm
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    Keep blogs alive, in reading activities go to another blog and leave a comment and leave a link to your own blogs
    Natural reader to read back text to the user http://www.naturalreaders.com/
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    as Inquiry. Research to show ICTs have had an impact on student learning, Education Counts, Hattie's research.
    Availll text and visual reading video support material yr7/8 3 videos per books $95

    Today's newsletter will link to Jill's links on collaborative projects
    Collaborative Project Opportunities for classes with Year 3 – 8 students
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    5:32 pm

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