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					• “Only change is constant.”
• Our world is changing – technology is creating
  new possibilities in all aspects of life all the
  time.
• Modern life is simply not the same as it was
  only decades ago.
• Do our schools reflect this?
• There has been much research and reflection
  about education.
• Now it is time for reform.
• A model to guide reform has been developed
that synthesizes much of the current thinking
about educational change …
• Integrated / ubiquitous, “24 / 7”
• “cloud” data storage
• WWW2 – software / sites
• Personal mobile devices encouraged
• CLEAR alignment with curriculum outcomes
• Academically challenging
• Challenge / question based
• “The Arts” emphasised
• Strong & active community links
• Genuine purpose
• Learning artefacts shared with community
• “Outside experts” approached
• Collaboration
• Challenge / problem based
• Project based learning where possible
• Assessment = task completion
• Students actively engaged
• Use a “hook” to generate interest
• Relevant to participants
• Staff = excited participants
• “Teaching for Understanding”
• “Backward design”
• “Coach like” feedback = specific, improvement
orientated
• “Flipping” lessons / video lessons / WWW2
• 21st Century skills
• “Verbs not nouns” (what students do &
produce)
• “Growth Mindset”
• Teachers must “walk the talk”
• Partnership for 21st Century skills
• Apple Classroom of Tomorrow Today
• RSA “Opening Minds”
• George Siemens - “Connectivism”
• Carol Dweck – “Mindsets”
• Alfie Kohn
• & innovative educational thinkers all over
the planet.

				
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Description: TARGETS = a mnemonic to assist in remembering key points in educational and curriculum reform