This page is for resources related to more effective teaching, consistent with the NZC




A possible approach to planning for teaching consistent with the NZC



Please note:
  • This is not a step by step approach but a thinking tool
  • Amendments should be made by people considering the idea of this tool - and even then, it should be about a thinking process, not a formula
  • Standards of various kinds could be integrated in an additional assessment column? Other colums/layouts could enable other ways of thinking.


Teaching as Inquiry

(see also the pedagogy pages of the NZC)

http://keycompetencies.tki.org.nz/In-leading/Discussion-tools/Teaching-as-inquiry

Teaching as inquiry is an essential element of the NZC because it insists that we put students and their learning needs first. It is tempting to jump off a research finding related to say, Creating Supportive Learning Environments, by immediately acting on assumptions about how our own learning environment could be improved - but an inquiry will define what would be the most effective first step.




The BES Effective Pedagogy in the Social Sciences Tikanga a iwi


This research has a great deal to say about effective pedagogy in general, not only in this learning area. The approaches recommended are consistent with the Effective Pedagogy pages included in the NZC.


http://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/publications/series/2515/32879/35263