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Critical Reflection: What are some misconceptions to address to udpates you could make in your teaching and learning?
Develop or refine a unit or assessment for one of your classes, using some or all of the data tools.
How does taking a data-informed approach change the unit?
How can students demonstrate their learning?
How would you evaluate the success of the unit or assessment?
Pick a topic or concept you are planning to teach. What is the state of the world right now? How do you know? How can you put the these tools to work in updating your understanding of the issue?
Set your line of inquiry and inquiry questions. Gather data and visualisations.
Present your findings.
The Ladder of Feedback, as featured in Creating Cultures of Thinking.
Moving up the ladder, give constructive feedback to a peer on their outcomes so far. How does language frame thinking and discussion at each stage? How might you put this to work in collaborative planning, teaching and learning in your own context?
Sobel - Children need time to connect with nature and love the Earth before we ask them to save it.