Module 5 Presentation Identifying students* strengths

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Identifying students’ strengths
MODULE 5 PRESENTATION
Why this module?
» When we know what
students can and love to
do, we can use this to
guide teaching and
learning
» Narrative assessment
and student profiles can
support this.
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Identifying students’ strengths
» All students are active, capable and competent learners
» We learn about students’ strengths and learning
preferences by:
– talking to the student
– observing the student
– asking family/whānau
– finding out the students’ strengths and skills outside of
school.
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Assessment
» Gather, analyse, interpret,
and plan next learning steps
» Teachers are responsible
for assessment for all
students
» Teachers’ aides are
responsible for supporting
the teacher
» Teachers and teachers’
aides work together,
gathering and sharing
information.
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Using narrative assessment
» An effective alternative to show actual progress and plan
next steps
» Narrative assessment uses learning stories.
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Learning stories
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Use information from a range of sources
Tell what and how the student is learning
Show the student’s interactions
Are analysed and linked to the New Zealand Curriculum.
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Using student profiles
» Capture and celebrate
what students can and
love to do
» A profile shows the
student’s:
– aspirations
– interests
– challenges.
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Using student profiles
» Profiles are a snapshot of the student
» Family/whānau contribute:
– information
– their views on how the information is shared.
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Next step?
Download the workbook for this
module at:
teachersandteachersaides.tki.org.nz/
Our-students/Module-5
To find out more about Teachers and
Teachers’ Aides Working Together
and to access the other modules
go to:
teachersandteachersaides.tki.org.nz
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