This year Rāwhiti School held Professional Learning Groups to help support our independent teaching goals.
Below is my reflection of my goal to accelerate spelling for Year 5 and 6's.
Next steps for 2021
As usual, my assessment of my abilities is lower than my peers. This happens every year.
Working in Tāne Mahuta this year, I have regularly contributed to studio discussions, plans and decision making. I am proud of the work we did during lockdown with our digital learning, and the brief experiment with student self-directed literacy learning we had late in Term 2. I hope that we can build on this in 2021.
I am also proud of the learning journey I took a cohort of students on for our inquiry learning about local ecologies. We started by visiting our outstanding natural environment to engage the students. They learnt about the diverse eco-systems at New Brighton Beach and Travis Wetlands with the support of the Christchurch City Council. Each student then focused on one organism found in one ecology. Their research and writing were used to create a website to educate the wider community.
Next year I would like to have more student choice in their learning in Tāne Mahuta, and systems set up to support this. I need to communicate more clearly with my students. To help this I would like more opportunities to observe my colleagues.
This year Rāwhiti School held Professional Learning Groups to help support our independent teaching goals. Below is my reflection of my goa...