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Project Based Learning Presentation- Key note presentation for Wandsworth Borough Primary curriculum


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2. Curious MindsBuilding the foundations oflearning for life 2 3. 3 4. What is the most importantingredient in a learning experience?1 2 Teacher Focus Pupil Focus 4 5. Knowledge versus Skills5 6. 6 7. 7 8. 8 9. Life isnt about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.George Bernard Shaw 9 10. 10 11. Education is a self-organisingsystem, where learning is anemergent phenomenon.11 12. We pride ourselves on creating a curriculum whichgrows the gifts in our learners and unearths talentspreviously unrecognised. 12 13. Trigger/ Professional Finale/Term Titleinspiration LinksShowcase Royal Academy of 1IdentityLondon Tour Performance Dance andAnimator People on TheHandprintChristmas 2 Aboriginal ArtMove TheatrePerformancePerformanceMyths and BRIT SchoolThe Brit 3 at the BRITLegends PerformanceSchool School Freedom and Museum of PM:African 4 AnimationRightsLondon DrummingHandprint 5 City of Culture The Lion KingPerformance TheatrePuppeteerThe War and TheatreDiscoveries Horse & The 6 director:Performance and Inventions Imperial WarThierryMuseum13 Lawson 14. Perform and Create require the highest formof processing and synthesis of concepts. 14 15. What we learned from the pupils in Year 1:AssumptionsLanguage FAST TRACK Passion Underestimation InclusionRaising expectations Empowerment 15 16. Normally in this assessment what I would get isdog, cat, fish but this year I also got lion,warthog, gnu antelope. I thought, hold on aminute whats this. Not only did pupils have a muchwider vocabulary but they were using catagorisationwhich is a much higher level skill. The real lifeexposure to this language has led to much morecomplex conversations.Judy Lamprecht Speech and language Therapist St Georges HospitalLanguage Fast Track 16 17. Passion"Young people united in a shared commitment and passion forcreating art can overcome all difficulties of communication tocreate theatre of the highest quality."Simon StephensAssistant Director of Theatre - Brit School17 18. Experiential learning helps our studentsbuild a better understanding of the world. 18 19. Tamar Community ProjectParticipating in project work builds a senseof community and encourages inclusion.19 20. "Oak Lodge enables its students to access information as directly as possible.The students express their opinions really clearly, they are engaged. And whenOLS staff work with the students I was really impressed at how they stretchthem and expect only the best."Jonathan Huxley - Artist20 21. Innovation is the fuel that drives the globaleconomy and it must be fostered in ournations schools.School of tomorrow 21 22. Teachers say that there is now more.. Innovation Learning from professionalsExperimental approachesCollaboration Active learning Shared observationsRisk takingPeer learning Motivation22 23. "I feel that because Im part of the EnquiringMinds Team.I feel more confident in beingable to apply the Enquiring Minds approach tomy own teaching. If I wasnt part of EnquiringMinds I would never be able to do this. So Thankyou for putting me in Enquiring Minds."Karthik Vijayanandam (Maths Teacher) 23 24. Pupils demonstrate....... Teamwork Spontaneous thinking and learning Contextual understandingResilience Problem solving Language applicationHistorical and geographical understandingCommunication Role play CollaborationFree thinking Cultural awareness ImprovisationPeer Learning Drama and Music! 24 25. The considerable breadth and balance of thecurriculum adds significantly to pupilsexperience of school. (OFSTED 2012)25 26. Enjoyment = Involvement = Achievement26 27. Assessment for Learning Personal Learning and Thinking Skills, weve all got them! 27 28. 28 29. 29 30. 30 31. 31 32. 32 33. 33 34. 34 35. 35 36. "All were involved in the creativeprocess. It proved a great sourceof inspiration for creative writingand thinking and was a fantasticway of extending the pupilsvocabulary. Students wereextremely motivated and itimproved their self-confidence.The acting motivated the studentsduring literacy sessions to readmore Greek stories. They thenplanned, created and wrote theirown creative story. The pupilswere empowered in their ownlearning."Lets Create- Brit School collaborationBen Turner, English Co-ordinator 36 37. Working with others allowsideas to grow in unexpected and challenging ways.37 38. S is a very goodteacher, healways asked forour ideas andasked how wefelt. I likedanswering hisquestions, theywere hard, Ididnt always getthem right.DL Year 7 OakLodge38 39. Working thematically provides a springboard forcreative thinking and allows teachers to experiencesuccess in delivering content in new ways. 39 40. Origins and Metamorphosis of the CurriculumPreviously PresentRigidFlexible and PersonalisedKnowledge focusedSkills focusedNarrow BroadLimited choice ChoiceLimited external tuition Regular professional tutoringAge dependentAbility led, placing pupils according to potentialOffered limited OOCL opportuntiesUtilises local and national cultural and sports opportunitiesMet pupils learning difficultiesMeets pupils learning difficulties and abilitiesTeacher led learning: Reflected teacherPupil led independent learning, reflects pupilsstyles and skillslearning styles and interestsLimited opportunity to apply skills and knowledge Uses cross curricular learning to develop application ofacross different contexts.skills and knowledgeDeveloped language in isolationUses real-life experiences to engage learning languageDeveloped a range of knowledge based subjectsPlaces pupil numeracy and literacy competency at itsin which literacy and numeracy appearheart.Was complicit in pupils passivity to Encourages pupils as independentlearning40enquirers/learners 41. KnowledgeSkills41 42. Ideas to peruse Guy Claxtonss 8 Magnificent Qualities for LearningfromWhats the Point of School Questioning Skills, teacher and learner. bloomsTaxonomy see diagram. Project based learning( International PrimaryCurriculum, Enquiring Minds from Future Lab, theEngaging Schools Program from the Innovation unit,The Power of Projects (Guy Claxton) The New Primary Curriculum TASC Wheel for Planning WALT & TIBS 42 43. If you are going ahead with Project Based LearningWARNING: Do not proceed into this curriculum without first agreeing onwhole school value and understanding of:Collaborative learningAssessment for learningTeam teachingDelivering to large groupsPupil led enquiryProfessional RespectStaff involved should show resilience, ingenuity, initiative, flexibility and adesire to learn. Give these staff planning time and support them to worktogetherIt will also help to start from a great trigger, involve pupils in planning andrecord the process 43 44. Planning process....establishTeam building, professional respect Curriculum areas(leaders?) Topics Professional link Trigger ShowcaseCurriculum objectives/outcomes .....I can & I understand statements Planned facilitation of pupil led learning and target setting. Storage and workbooks or portfolios. Teacher communication. How & Who will document work.44 45. Keep in mind Real life experience and application is mosteffective, either as the topic or trigger orshowcase. Ask pupils at first opportunity what they knowabout this topic/ what questions they alreadyhave/what they might be interested inknowing Allow pupils to explore their own interests andleads within the topic and at times ask them tothink about their own success criteria for theirwork.45 46. 46 47. KnowledgeWhat happened after...?How many...?Who was it that...?Can you name the...?Describe what happened at...?Who spoke to...? Can you tell why...? Find the meaning of...?What is...? Which is true or false...? m47 48. 48 49. WALT: we are learning to......designWALT: we are learning critical experiments critical experimentsTIBS: This is because......critical testshelp us make improvements. 49 50. 50 51. AchievementsThe highest national contextualvalue-added score between KeyStage 2 and GCSE. Architecture AwardWandsworth Dragons Den51 52. 52 53. References:Building Learning Power: Helping Young People Become Better Learners byGuy ClaxtonThe G & T Pocketbook, Barry HymerA Fair Deal for Gifted Children Carrie WinstanleyHow to change your mindset, Carol Dweck5Minds for the Future Howard GardnerNational G&T ResourcesWhats the Point of School Guy ClaxtonChanging Paradigms Ken RobinsonThe Whole in the Wall Sugata MitraEnquiring Minds Future 53