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Kapiti Collaboration Assessment/Mathematics Pedagogy Working Party. 4 May 2011. Agenda. Introductions Reviewing our Brief Inquiry Cycle NZCER Cluster website Next steps and meetings. Reviewing our Brief.
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Kapiti Collaboration Assessment/Mathematics Pedagogy Working Party 4 May 2011
Agenda • Introductions • Reviewing our Brief • Inquiry Cycle • NZCER Cluster website • Next steps and meetings
Reviewing our Brief • To develop capability across the KC schools in aspects of assessment such as knowledge of, and selection of appropriate tools; administration of assessments; analysis and interpretation of data; use of assessment information; moderation within and across schools. • Analysis of Mathematics PAT and other related data to identify what this reveals about the state of Mathematics achievement and progress across the KC. This will be followed up with a planned inquiry that includes a ‘theory of improvement’.
KC Requirement • To identify progress and achievement in Mathematics across the KC schools. • A summary of the state of Mathematics achievement, including strengths and weaknesses, across the KC region. • To develop a theory of improvement and a proposed plan of implementation; • To plan and hold at least one event for KC teachers in relation to the Brief.
National Goals • Strengthen professional learning communities and increase collaboration across the regional cluster schools. • Increase the understanding of the contribution that ICTs can make to effective learning across the regional cluster.
Inquiry Cycle • What educational outcomes are valued for our students, teachers, leaders, facilitators? • How are we doing in relation to those outcomes?
NZCER Cluster Website http://nzcermarking.org.nz username: admin12012 password:
Next steps • Data analysis - interpretation • Next meetings • Needs of the KC