Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Teaching as Inquiry

The teaching staff at Pt England School are engaging in Teaching as inquiry as a part of their PD.
As a beginning teacher it seems a little odd inquiring into my teaching practice as I'm still trying to figure out what exactly my practice is. What's great is I can use this as an opportunity to create my initial teaching practices.

My Inquiry:
What can I do as a teacher to develop the behavioural engagement of my students in order to enhance their cognitive engagement.

To guide my Inquiry I will be looking at research around the Te Kotahitanga program that looks a raising Maori student's learning and achievement. I will also be observing various teachers within the school, taking note on their behavioural engagement strategies.





3 comments:

  1. I'm interested to follow what you discover.
    Have you noted any interesting impacts on student behavioural engagement in your observations so far?

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  3. Te Kotahitanga is a great place to start - ka pai you! You've also got some great people to observe in your team in terms of behavioural engagement. There's a lot to get your head around as a PRT and you've made a great start. I'm looking forward to seeing you hone your practise throughout the year.

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