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Wednesday, April 29

  1. page Pedagogy 4 Thinking edited ... grouping arrangement? Some types of thinking provoke more originality and actual ... tha…
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    grouping arrangement? Some types of
    thinking provoke more originality and actual
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    than others. New
    New
    Zealand Curriculum
    Thinking is about using creative, critical, and metacognitive processes
    to make sense of information, experiences, and ideas. These processes
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    seek, use, and create knowledge. They reflect on their own learning,
    draw on personal knowledge and intuitions, ask questions,
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    and perceptions. Tools
    Tools
    for talking about Thinking.
    There is a varied vocabulary for talking about thinking and learning.
    We are aware of
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    •Richard White’s differentiation between shallow and deep learning.
    •Bloom’s hierarchy of thinking modes.
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    Thinking Skills) {Document1.jpg}
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    Transfer (understanding / Deep Learning / “top end” of Bloom’s
    taxonomy: Analyse, Synthesise, Evaluate, and Create)
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    As school and society become more diverse, it is less likely that
    everyone’s assumptions will be similar. Identifying the assumptions
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    where you’re coming
    coming
    from” –
    Problem Solving (Creativity)
    A student incurs a problem when a student wants to reach a specific
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    Every academic discipline has problems. Some are closed problems, but many problems
    are open-ended, could have many correct solutions or multiple paths to the same
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    are unknown.
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Wednesday, October 15

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Monday, August 25

  1. page Links edited The Power of Professional Capital By Andrew Hargreaves and Michael Fullan {The Power of Profess…

    The Power of Professional Capital By Andrew Hargreaves and Michael Fullan
    {The Power of Professional Capital.pdf}

    Dr Deiter Breithecker The Body Brain Connection
    https://docs.google.com/a/thorndonprimary.school.nz/file/d/0B1yU8202YTOtMEU4eGJHTUlmbFU/edit
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Saturday, June 14

  1. page Staff Meetings edited 1. Staff Meeting (28 May 2012): Planning & Assessment 2 Link to Google Presentation https://do…
    1. Staff Meeting (28 May 2012): Planning & Assessment 2 Link to Google Presentation
    https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1A7aJQDEUV2xUSD0v0-BYW3H5tBYcruFpiOyi2pYwnGg/edit
    2, Staff Meeting (June 2014) Key Competencies: Using Language, Symbols an Text:
    https://docs.google.com/a/thorndonprimary.school.nz/presentation/d/1echzQIfNGBfJbLu-AI6RvP2-gqirwml-R50W7klX0zw/edit#slide=id.p

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  2. page Key Competencies - Using Language Symbols and Text edited ... Languages and symbols are systems for representing and communicating information, experiences,…
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    Languages and symbols are systems for representing and communicating information, experiences, and ideas.
    People use languages and symbols to produce texts of all kinds: written, oral/aural, and visual; informative and imaginative; informal and formal; mathematical, scientific, and technological.
    Link to Staff Meeting notes:
    From The Thorndon Child
    Habits of Mind
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Thursday, June 12

  1. page Key Competencies - Using Language Symbols and Text edited nn Key Competency: Using Language, Symbols and Text Using language, symbols, and texts is about …
    nnKey Competency: Using Language, Symbols and Text
    Using language, symbols, and texts is about working with and making meaning of the codes in which knowledge is expressed.
    Languages and symbols are systems for representing and communicating information, experiences, and ideas.
    People use languages and symbols to produce texts of all kinds: written, oral/aural, and visual; informative and imaginative; informal and formal; mathematical, scientific, and technological.
    From The Thorndon Child
    Habits of Mind
    Examples
    NZ Curriculum
    Articulate
    Organised
    Analytical
    Communicative
    Creative
    Listening and Understanding with Empathy
    Striving for Accuracy
    Thinking and Communicating with Clarity and Precision
    Gathering Data through all Senses.
    Making meaning
    Talking and listening
    Verbalising ideas
    Presenting
    Communicating through drama and dance
    Making and listening to music
    Expressing themselves through a broad range of media
    Following instructions
    Retrieving and processing information through communications technology.
    Interpret, understand and use words, numbers, symbols, images, movement and technologies.
    Be able to use ICT tools to access and provide information, communicate with others and create their own content within a range of applications
    Recognise how choices of language, symbol, or text affect people’s understanding and the ways in which they respond to communications.

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  2. page Key Competencies - Thinking edited Key Competency: Thinking Searching for Meaning Is enthusiastic about learning.

    Key Competency: Thinking
    Searching for Meaning
    Is enthusiastic about learning.
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