Creating a culture of collective responsibility is at the heart of how an effective Community of Learning operates.
Includes key resource the Community of Learning | Kāhui Ako toolkit, which contains information about the tools, resources, and services available to support Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako to meet their achievement challenges and deliver personalised learning pathways for all ākonga.
Many of the spirals of inquiry snapshots are done collaboratively, the focus of the snapshots is the inquiry process rather than the collaboration process in itself. However you can draw conclusions and make comments on the benefits of collaboration to support change in teacher practice across a team.
Collaborative professional learning cultures represent a complex and adaptive challenge. They take time, but they can build teaching effectiveness and result in better learning for all students.
Part of the New Zealand Curriculum Update, March 2012.
Structured, collaborative approach can provide students with specific roles and supports to build successful relationships. Create spaces that support and encourage students to work together.
The framework can be used as a formative self-review tool to help groups to identify what effective collaboration that makes a difference for learners looks like, next steps towards becoming a more effective collaborative group, and as way of monitoring progress towards the collaborative state.
Collaborative learning cultures (CLCs) represent a profound shift – from isolation and autonomy to deprivatised practice.
This issue of Ideas Into Action explores research foundations supporting collaborative learning cultures, and presents a sampling of current findings and resources that will help school and system leaders deepen their understanding and practice of this core leadership capacity
An impressive collaboration has been underway in Waitakere, West Auckland for many years. In 2007 a group of principals from a range of school joined forces to see if they could work together to make a difference to student outcomes across the region. This story explains how they did it.
From the CORE blog. What does collaboration look like, and how do we know it when we see it, hear it, and experience it?
This post from the CORE blog outlines why collaboration is so important, and some key ideas that come in to play when different organisations and community groups collaborate.
Cooperative learning and inquiry-based teaching yield big dividends in the classroom. And now we have the research to prove it.
Three teachers from Woodend School explain how being part of the Katote cluster has benefited them. The schools in the cluster have collaborated by sharing ideas from their PD and the tools they have implemented in their classrooms.
The development of an ILE means your approach to teaching can be much more collaborative and flexible. An innovative learning environment does not need to be a new build; it is a new way of working collaboratively.
Anita Head, year 5–6 team leader at Halswell School, discusses the enablers of student success within their innovative learning environment. Shared planning via Google Docs has been important to ensure that each staff member understands what's happening for each of their students.
Scroll down through this resource and open the Social nature of learning collapsible to access a video about using Prezi to collaborate.
Year 13 student Daniel Cowpertwait describes his Portal Unity Project. This is a "mod" for the online game Portal he has developed along with three other students as part of the Impact Project at Albany Senior High School.
Expand the Working collaboratively collapsible to view two videos from the Enabling eLearning site.
In this EDtalk recorded at Ulearn14, Rebbecca Sweeney talks about how effective collaboration in clusters and networks can be more than just visiting classrooms and sharing practice. She outlines how processes and practices can enable the building of knowledge, skills and relationships.
Predictive trust vs. vulnerability based trust.
Teamwork is the Single Most Untapped Competitive Advantage according to best-selling author Patrick Lencioni. Watch as he explains the power of team leaders and their impact on our world.
This publication is designed to support Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako by bringing together research findings about effective collaboration in education communities. It is supported by the publication Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako: working towards collaborative practice.
This resource is designed to support CoL | Kāhui Ako as they work towards effective collaborative practice. It is framed around key questions in each of the seven effective practice areas and is able to be used both as evidence-based progressions and as a useful internal evaluation tool.
Three days of continual PLD via keynote speakers, spotlight sessions, and over 230 breakouts. Join 1700+ delegates as you connect, collaborate, and innovate! 11-13 October 2017
Building a collaborative culture in and across your learning setting, with your community, represents a profound shift – from isolation and autonomy to de-privatised practice. We work with you, implementing structures and processes to support you as you build your collaborations and become a successful networked learning community.
Often building capability can feel like a one-size-for-all approach. We recognise strengthening capability requires inquiry, with a strong focus on professional practices and social cohesion. The ultimate result sees teachers developing solutions together, using shared evidence and research.
Collaboration transforms teaching and learning. Though a collaborative culture is not quickly established, it produces educationally powerful relationships with learners, their whānau, and teachers.
Learners need opportunities to develop higher-order cognitive skills, and to really ignite a learner’s passion, the right opportunities need to be made available. We help you strengthen curriculum inquiry approaches, so learners are actively involved in their learning and using higher-order cognitive skills.
Modern Learning is about learner agency, developing capabilities and relationships between learners and their teachers. It’s about working together to solve the problems of the future, the exciting new possibilities we haven't even thought of in our rapidly changing world.
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This paper provides an interim overview of David Ronfeldt's framework about the evolution of societies.