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Professional Learning contunues….

Last Thursday Dr Kristy Goodwin worked with our Year 5 and 6 teachers on developing their personal goals. We discussed how the use of iPads in the classroom has enhanced the development of 21st century learning skills in literacy by using a PMI to reflect on our journey so far. Our teachers have developed units of work that focus on the [...]

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Carlingford West Project Plan –

We would like to share our project plan with you. CC21 Project Plan for Carlingford West PS Stage 3 staff are now embarking on setting personal learning goals to help develop our TPACK.

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Exploring the Australian Curriculum

At CWPS we have spent the first few weeks of the term unpacking the K – 10 English e-syllabus. Our project is well underway with a specific focus on the  following outcomes: EN3-2A composes, edits and presents well-structured and coherent texts EN3-5B discusses how language is used to achieve a widening range of purposes for [...]

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21st century learning conference at Carlingford West – Monday June 24th

Monte Vista Christian School California believes it was the first school in the world to use iPads in classrooms 1:1 in April 2010. The school now has 1000 iPads in place 1:1. 5 staff from CWPS visited MVCS in January 2013 for their 7th iPads in Education conference. In August this year MVCS will have [...]

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Making a start….

This week 20 new iPads arrived bringing the number 0f iPads to 140. Year 6 have one to one devices which are personalised for their own use. Year 5  have class sets. Our stage 3 teachers are reflecting on their position on the TPACK, which area they would like to develop as they outline their [...]

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An i on the future – teacher professional learning commences:

This week the teachers in Stage 3 were guided into a deeper understanding of the CC21 project when speakers Kate Highfield and Dr Kristy Goodwin facilitated our professional day on 21st Century Learning. We started our day unpacking our TPACK  (Technology, Pedagogy & Content)which led us to reflect on our own learning and skills in [...]

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Where to from here…

Our ‘i on the future’ school iPad project continues to have 21st Century Learning and Teaching and Learning as its focus with the professional learning of teachers at its core. Yr 6 students will continue to use thier iPads as a personalised leanrning tool and will begin to integrate their iPad into their home learning [...]

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Thoughts on the day…

It was great to hear everyone’s plan so far. Drew gave us an excellent overview on how to plan, evaluate and  action our project which we will implement over the year as we refelct on our project. We look forward to our profesional learning on pedagogical transfomation with Kristy Goodwin and to develop 21st Centrury Learning skils [...]

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Appy Hour = Appy staff

We have found the idea of an ‘Appy Hour’ on Friday mornings to be effective at Carlingford West in developing staff (S3 only at this stage – this is where project is) confidence and competence in using iPads and the associated Apps. We start at 8.15 and basically staff take other staff through one or [...]

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Monte Vista Christian School visit to Carlingford West – late Term 2

Mr Steve Sharp, Principal of Monte Vista Christian School Watsonville California has confirmed that he and 3 teachers from his school will visit Carlingford West for the Monday and Tuesday of Week 9 of Term 2, 2013. Staff at Monte Vista CS believe that their school was one of the first schools in the world [...]

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