We started the morning with:

SESSION 9
Site visits - when do findings become commendations, recommendations, matters to be addressed?

The verification visit - exit interview


SESSION 10

Using what you learnt about practices that need to be in place at the time of authorization and the requirements for authorization, read the Application for Authorization critically and prepare a set of questions you would ask one of these: parents, teachers, librarian, pedagogical leadership team. Prepare role play.

ROLE PLAY


SESSION 11
New workshop achitecture......download this pdf document from
http://www.ibo.org/events/news/index.cfm




Workshop leader resource centre
School code: 000044
Username: MIAMI
Password: 62177
REMEMBER THIS ACCESS WILL EXPIRE ON 14 NOVEMBER



Inquiry
In groups of 4, appoint an observer who will write down what happens (conversations and actions) as the group constructs the tallest free standing structure possible using only newspaper and masking tape.
Can you organize what happened during the activity into stages/steps in a graph?
The inquiry cycle - Kathy Short, John Dewey, Kath Murdoch.........


SESSION 12
The programme of inquiry
What makes a good POI ?
What do we look for when we analyze a POI?
How do you develop a POI?
What advice would you give to a school that has to develop its POI?

  • Number of units
  • Was it developed collaboratively
  • Central ideas: one statement, transdisciplinary, neutral voice, globally significant
  • All aspects of the TT included vertically
  • Not more than 3 key concepts per unit, but all of them in a year
  • Related concepts are identified
  • 3 or 4 lines of inquiry – they are statements
  • Includes all Science and Social Studies
  • Each unit is explored through two or three disciplines which have been identified


Some more readings........




Feel like doing an MI test?