Teaching as Inquiry at Napier Central School

Goals:
  1. To develop an agreed understanding of the term 'Teaching as Inquiry'
  2. To strengthen awareness of the impact of Teaching as Inquiry on teaching and learning decisions
Model used: Timperley, Wilson, Barrar and Fung (2007)

1. NCS Data

  • What do you know about TaI? Key ideas
  • BES diagram - create and make connections to own views

2. Lydia, the Fairy Scientist

Think about level of scientific and literacy knowledge demonstrated by Lydia in this clip. Use the question sheets to process what you notice.


3. Evidence

  • Write down the key learning needs of students at NCS
  • What's the evidence?
  • Lydia
Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 10.19.59 PM.png
Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 10.19.59 PM.png


4. Implications for us - our needs

Considering our school / syndicate student needs from the evidence, what are the implications for us?
  • Clarify your existing knowledge
  • Identify needs
  • Identify where to go

5. Brainstorm possible tasks

  • Record options
  • Share

6. Effectiveness

What will you need to be able to identify how effective you have been?
How will you know?
What will it look like?
How long will change take?

7. Something to think about ...

Cottingley Fairies
Remember these photos?
Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 9.42.13 PM.png
Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 9.42.13 PM.png

Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 9.36.52 PM.png
Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 9.36.52 PM.png
Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 9.40.06 PM.png
Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 9.40.06 PM.png
Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 9.38.22 PM.png
Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 9.38.22 PM.png

Yep, they were fakes. Not bad for the 1920s when the camera really 'didn't lie'.
But the plot thickens around the final photo...
The Cottingley Fairies (6:30)
Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 9.48.56 PM.png
Screen Shot 2012-10-22 at 9.48.56 PM.png