2013. Teacher only day
On whiteboard. Overview ....thinking to create value...(.don't need to be hung up on a definition )
Warm - up. Intro Start 3 groups. Two true things you did in the
holidays and 1 lie/ rest of the group attempt to find the lie...quick
fire ..chocolate fish for the first correct answer
Start with the video... Youtube
Stavros Flately.......kefi is a greek word meaning zest for
life...positive disposition. It is contagious so is IFEK. The opposite
Have you got your kefi.?
Do you Feed off positive energy...create a positive energy and connection in your room with your kids
Think pair share.......how or what do you do?
3 ways to find your kefi.....what did you do in the holidays to find / restore your kefi?
How do you maintain your kefi. .... Sence of fun and positive energy
Be a kefi creater not a kefi crusher
Focus on 3 things
Using your Passion
Why is humour so important ....because it indicates that the brain is
functioning and attempting to form patterns ,that eventually lead to
Instruction for activity
independent or shared 2-3 max task
So why a pthinking school culture?
20 mins 2 for each sentences so they are the best example of what you believe
Construct a definition or a least the criteria that describes / defines the word fun..what does it look. Like,feel like
Write sentences up.
Teaching thinking to kids gives them options and something to do in any
situation..we are providing the tools and experiences to open them up
Embedding Nga Matapono. ......... These need to be living and breathing
in our school are our kids curious, risk takers etc....what do we do to
keep this alive and in front of our kids ...what does it mean?
Activity to do this.........what are they?
4 groups and jigsaw it
If you are going to change nothing about what you are currently doing then we have all wasted our time,
What are you going to change? How are you going to make a little dent in the Universe?
If we teach our children today as we taught yesterday then we rob them of their tomorrow
Now story.......how the World actually works now....not history
Curriculum design me leading half day Planning connected curriculum topic T1. Science.
Ecological communities ...sustaining our physical environments
Planet earth and beyond... Our physical environment ,Manawatu how NZ became itself
What is missing, not covered yet
Lead how to connect.....use Lanes 9 step process covered by Lane on Tuesday
Note divide questions into googlable and non googlable.....so that those
that can be goggled can be done so and those that are the left are the
rich learning ones
T2. social science Marae visit, NZ history, Tikanga,arts, maybe new school murals as the rich outcome
financial literacy quiddage, market day fund raiser.. Rich outcome...resource
Taking part in Economic Communities
T4 Hauora how live differently..town n country NZ lifestyle choices etc
Trip , day out perhaps enter into an event as authentic audience
Mansfield consortium to stage amp royal show.
Premium event, goes nationallyFri through Sunday
Youth and child based day how to connect with the school and community
Trades lifestyle and entertainment
Town meeting country
Lifestyle 6-8 December. Hauora. Competitions
Lead Planning if required..pull it all together
9 step process
Processes production or communication