Handle
Time
Tweet
travisattis
7:59 PM
#pypchat Travis from Tokyo reporting.
whatedsaid
7:59 PM
For the next hour I’m tweeting in the #pypchat. You can too :-)
whatedsaid
8:00 PM
Welcome to #pypchat. Today’s topic is Building Learning Communities
Shaza33
8:00 PM
Hiya, Sharyn here in Singapore #pypchat
tgaletti
8:00 PM
@wholeboxndice so sorry I will miss it. Will be on my way home... but will check the archives later on. Happy #pypchat -ing :)
wholeboxndice
8:01 PM
@tgaletti Thanks Tanja. We will miss your contributions. See you next time. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:01 PM
Please remember to use the #pypchat hashtag in your tweets in order to participate in the discussion.
mlrose14
8:01 PM
Hi from Ghana- will be in and out as working on new PYP report cards... #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:02 PM
@Shaza33 Welcome Sharyn. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:02 PM
It was really exciting to have so many teachers from my school in a few #pypchat s... where are they all tonight?
almiratantri
8:02 PM
Hi all! Tantri from Indonesia! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:03 PM
@Nancy_Houde Great to have you Nancy! #pypchat
Shaza33
8:03 PM
@wholeboxndice Thanks, looking forward to another engaging #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:03 PM
Q1. What is a Learning Community? #pypchat
thammerlund
8:04 PM
Hi all, Tom in Japan. #pypchat New time?
paulhuebl
8:04 PM
A1. Extended network of people contributing to learning #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:04 PM
Are you around tonight @mrfumar? #pypchat
thammerlund
8:05 PM
A1 people you learn from on or offline #pypchat
Shaza33
8:05 PM
A1 A group of people engaged in learning with and from each other #pypchat
travisattis
8:06 PM
#pypchat A1. Learning community? Very broad but I can tell you what it isn't. #unitednations #eec #governments
irantimega
8:06 PM
A1 Groups where the collaboration of learning happens among the people and the groups themselves #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:06 PM
A1. A supportive environment for the ongoing learning & engagement of its members, where process is shared and jointly constructed. #pypchat
melmac6
8:06 PM
group of people ewith a common purpose #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:07 PM
@wholeboxndice Nice! Too long to RT :) #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:07 PM
@thammerlund Hi Thomas. 30mins earlier or later (depending on where you are) due to Aust Daylight Savings. #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:07 PM
@wholeboxndice I particularly like the joint construction! #pypchat
melmac6
8:08 PM
people working in partnership & collaborating to meet their members' learning needs #pypchat
Shaza33
8:08 PM
@tchrmiriam Welcome Miriam! Nice to see you. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:08 PM
@tchrmiriam Welcome Miriam! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:08 PM
@MrFumar Glad to have you here again mate. No need to be sorry. We are talking Learning Communities. #pypchat
thammerlund
8:08 PM
@wholeboxndice Got it - thanks #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:08 PM
Q2. Let's think about this - What is the difference between a 'community' and a 'network'? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:09 PM
Ooh a tough one. Difference between community and network... #pypchat
Shaza33
8:09 PM
A2 Community- shared practice, Network-personal connections; I am thinking the classroom is both. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:10 PM
A2 I think a community has shared beliefs and values, a network doesn't necessarily #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:10 PM
A2 network is more hands on? Community is an extended network? Tough to call. #pypchat
MrFumar
8:10 PM
#pypchat A2 A community goes further. It nurtures and has a sense of trust within its members.
wholeboxndice
8:10 PM
A2. For me it is about the roles played. Community connotes ownership to me. #pypchat
melmac6
8:10 PM
LCs u not only share knowledge but can create new knowledge together. Network just sharing #pypchat
mlrose14
8:11 PM
A2 Does a community have a common goal and a network be a "place" to draw from and share with?
wholeboxndice
8:11 PM
You have my trust @MrFumar #pypchat #mbbcftw
paulhuebl
8:11 PM
@travisattis Community gives support. Nice #pypchat
lindawollan
8:11 PM
Sorry I'm late - too hard to follow on Tweetbot on iPad! Now on trusty PC. Hi from Linda in Melbourne #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:11 PM
RT @almiratantri: @whatedsaid A1 supportive learning environment for learners to think to learn and learn to think...#pypchat
travisattis
8:11 PM
#pypchat A2 Hmm ... a network is a system with no soul, where a community is supportive and has a common belief? ....maybe...
wholeboxndice
8:12 PM
@lindawollan Hi Linda. We are at the moment differentiating between networks and communities. #pypchat
thammerlund
8:12 PM
Q2 the word community sounds more intimate - like you are all moving towards a common goal #pypchat
Shaza33
8:12 PM
A2 Community members passionate about common goal or shared learning #pypchat
irantimega
8:12 PM
Community has a deeper ownership rather than network? #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:13 PM
Thinking of a community as a school and a network as existing beyond that. Confusing myself now... #pypchat
almiratantri
8:13 PM
A2 #pypchat community and network similar in a sense of collaboration, learning together, making connection. Can't think of the difference
whatedsaid
8:13 PM
@sherrattsam Come and play in #pypchat. Your question is up next!
whatedsaid
8:14 PM
Q3. What ingredients make a school a learning community and not just a place where learning happens? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:14 PM
Oh, nice! RT @tchrmiriam: A network is for connecting, a community is for growing #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:14 PM
OK, let's think more about what defines a community of learners then... see next Q ! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:14 PM
It seems that its intention might also frame the difference. The idea of place or shared space is an important part of a community. #pypchat
thammerlund
8:15 PM
@MrFumar I like that question #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:15 PM
A3 open classrooms are a start! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:15 PM
@wholeboxndice #pypchat. Sorry I'm late. A community requires trust
fr3tty
8:15 PM
A1 A community where people learn from one another, in real or virtual environment. #pypchat
MrFumar
8:15 PM
#pypchat can a network connect communities?
thammerlund
8:15 PM
Q3 teacher collaboration is big #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:16 PM
Is #pypchat a network or community?
whatedsaid
8:16 PM
Q3. What ingredients make a school a learning community, not just a place where learning happens? #pypchat
Shaza33
8:16 PM
A3 In a classroom, students having a voice, engaged in the learning #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:16 PM
@Saigon_Eldred We are on Q3 posed by @sherrattsam ... #pypchat
almiratantri
8:16 PM
@mlrose14 #pypchat I think I'm with you! Community shares common goal. Network is a media to share, connect, doesn't need to have same goal
wholeboxndice
8:16 PM
RT @MrFumar: #pypchat can a network connect communities? << Interesting thought
irantimega
8:17 PM
The sense of ownership for the school's learning community and for the learning itself! #pypchat
thammerlund
8:17 PM
Q3 I also think a common goal is important #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:17 PM
A3 Shared beliefs, ability to disagree and common ideals? #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:17 PM
@whatedsaid a shared understanding of what learning is, what it looks like and what is valuable #pypchat
travisattis
8:17 PM
#pypchat A3 contact with local community, embracing failure, thinking outside the norm
DanDunlevie
8:18 PM
Com of learners need an identity as a learner,what effective learning looks like& develop this 2b effective members of learning com #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:18 PM
Semantics of Learning Community vs Community of Learners #pypchat
thammerlund
8:18 PM
@whatedsaid I like you common about being able to disagree. I think that is big. #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:18 PM
A3 Open minded people willing to share #pypchat
hurleyinchina
8:18 PM
A3 trust, respect, shared vision, welcoming, open-minded #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:18 PM
A3. #pypchat. shared ownership makes a community - peopel having a vested interest
wholeboxndice
8:18 PM
A3. I think it is partially about who is doing the learning. #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:19 PM
#pypchat sorry joining you late - I'll try to do a quick catch up!
thammerlund
8:19 PM
@whatedsaid Wouldn't it be great if it were so easy to visit other schools? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:19 PM
http://t.co/kHLNaWJ0 #pypchat
lindawollan
8:19 PM
A3 A school has community members that support each other and collaborate #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:19 PM
@DanDunlevie Dan!! Hooray :-) #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:19 PM
also a community can have a common goal #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:19 PM
@thammerlund We had a visit from @sherrattsam and he pointed out the way we do this! We hadn't thought about it #pypchat
melmac6
8:19 PM
Q3 need shared goals, collaboration, communication, consultation, participation #pypchat
DanDunlevie
8:20 PM
Students need an identity and know their place within a learning community to make an effective learning community #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:20 PM
#pypchat less dependence on protocols and more interest in helping each other spontaneously... For the sake of learning
wholeboxndice
8:20 PM
RT @CatherineRHart: network vs communty issue - a communty has a joint philosophical commit to action - netwk just shared intrests? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:20 PM
@SarahHHK Hi Sarah, we're talking about the ingredients that make a school a learning community #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:20 PM
Here's my visual of it... http://t.co/Ww43zMJr #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:20 PM
Great to have you here @sherrattsam #pypchat
almiratantri
8:20 PM
@whatedsaid #pypchat A3 tons of enthusiasm, great communication, collaboration, sense of belonging.
DwyerTeacher
8:22 PM
There are many different types of networks; decentralized, centralized, distributed; do communities have similar types? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:22 PM
@travisattis I totally agree. It has the reach of a network, but the closeness and trust of a community. #pypchat
travisattis
8:22 PM
#pypchat An effective community gives voice to all members
lsacker
8:23 PM
#pypchat there are learning comm and then there are dynamic learning com.
DwyerTeacher
8:23 PM
@wholeboxndice Ill be in and out... #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:23 PM
@DwyerTeacher Good to see you Craig! #pypchat
hurleyinchina
8:23 PM
“@travisattis: #pypchat An effective community gives voice to all members” So important. Too easy to lose people.
sherrattsam
8:23 PM
#pypchat I wonder if it is also as simple as people actually knowing what learning is going on in other sections of the school?
SarahHHK
8:23 PM
A2 I think a community work together for the greater good. A network is more just connections that the community use... maybe?! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:23 PM
@kjinquiry You're in twitter chat heaven. #pypchat and #ozprimschchat talking inquiry!!!
DanDunlevie
8:24 PM
Also students need to feel their contribution is valued & are empowered to help others whilst comfortable to seek help from others #pypchat
irantimega
8:24 PM
!!! RT @DwyerTeacher: many different types of networks; decentralized, centralized, distributed; do communities have similar types? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:24 PM
@lsacker What makes it dynamic? What is that element? #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:25 PM
#pypchat adult relationships are key to creation of learning community.
whatedsaid
8:25 PM
@DanDunlevie Teacher do too! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:25 PM
#pypchat I think in a dynamic learning community, everyone is open to learning from and with each other #pypchat #non-competitive
wholeboxndice
8:26 PM
@kjinquiry For sure. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:26 PM
@febbynik Yes, mutual respect is very important #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:26 PM
@DanDunlevie Being valued is a big part of what makes any learning community work. 'Token communities' are doomed! #pypchat
hurleyinchina
8:26 PM
@DanDunlevie For teachers too! #pypchat
febbynik
8:26 PM
A3. Good leaders and team which value team work with respect and enthusiasm to school vision and mission. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:26 PM
@whatedsaid I love the idea of Non-Competitive.... a co-evolution #pypchat #pypchat #non
almiratantri
8:26 PM
@whatedsaid #pypchat. I love the visual! Thank you for sharing!
whatedsaid
8:27 PM
@wholeboxndice @kjinquiry Did somebody get a better invitation tonight? #pypchat
hurleyinchina
8:27 PM
“@sherrattsam: #pypchat adult relationships are key to creation of learning community.” Wow! That's a mouthful!!
paulhuebl
8:27 PM
@whatedsaid @febbynik That's being part of a community... #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:27 PM
#pypchat love what Garmston says: "you can work out what a school is like in 10 minutes just by watching the adult relationships"
lindawollan
8:27 PM
Learning communities learn together - students and teachers. Networks are an extended group who can be called on when needed #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:27 PM
@sherrattsam So true. If the adults cant embody the values of the comm, how can we expect the kids too. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:28 PM
@wholeboxndice Yes, I think having articulated our learning principals has helped make us more of a community #pypchat
hurleyinchina
8:28 PM
@febbynik A vision & mission that are worth supporting too. #pypchat
melmac6
8:28 PM
Openness, shared responsibility, accountability, reciprocity, acceptance all key ingredients of a lc #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:28 PM
#pypchat community––‘‘a learning atmosphere, a context providing a supportive
wholeboxndice
8:28 PM
@febbynik I think that alignment of purpose (vision/mission) is undervalued. Sense of purpose is engaging. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:28 PM
@sherrattsam So, is that what you did at our school? :-) #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:29 PM
@MikeLangan1 No, I said earlier in the #pypchat.. I think being able to disagree is essential!
travisattis
8:29 PM
@sherrattsam I agree but also keep an eye how students interact with each other #pypchat
Shaza33
8:29 PM
RT @melmac6: Openness, shared responsibility, accountability, reciprocity, acceptance all key ingredients of a lc #pypchat Well said
Saigon_Eldred
8:29 PM
#pypchat are gained through a dialogue &collaborative construction of knowledge by acquiring, generating, analyzing, and structuring info
whatedsaid
8:30 PM
@kjinquiry @wholeboxndice Your passion is calling in the other chat... we'll let you back in next time! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:30 PM
@wholeboxndice #pypchat must refernce source as (Carlen and Jobring 2005)
paulhuebl
8:30 PM
@kjinquiry @whatedsaid @wholeboxndice it's a nice big community! #ozprimschchat #pypchat
hurleyinchina
8:30 PM
“@sherrattsam: #pypchat "you can work out what a school is like in 10 minutes just by watching the adult relationships"" So true!
Shaza33
8:30 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice I think this would help the community, hoping my school looks at our learning princ. too #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:30 PM
@Saigon_Eldred Nice one Craig. Glad to have you around. #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:30 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice I'm experimenting with being involved in two chats at once! I feel a little unfaithful :) #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:31 PM
Let's focus on the kids now: Q4. How do you create learning community in your classroom? #pypchat
almiratantri
8:31 PM
#pypchat is the dynamic learning community! Everyone shares ideas and passion of learning. Everyone feels connected by #pyp #collaboration
kjinquiry
8:31 PM
@sherrattsam YES...as someone who visits several different 'learning communities' over a week I can tell you that is VERY true #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:32 PM
A4. For me, it starts with setting myself up as a learner along with the Students. #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:32 PM
A4. #pypchat. encourage & model respect & open mindednes
irantimega
8:32 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Let's focus on the kids now: Q4. How do you create learning community in your classroom? #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:32 PM
A4 focus on collective strengths to achieve a common goal. Collaborate collaborate collaborate #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:32 PM
#pypchat Shared vision is crucial. Think some places shy away from attaching too much importance to that for fear of seeming over zealous!
sherrattsam
8:33 PM
#pypchat A4 academic honesty. Transparent assessments. Shared, useful feedback. Lots of open discussion about strengths and weaknesses.
SarahHHK
8:33 PM
RT @wholeboxndice:A4.For me, it starts with setting myself up as a learner along with the Students. #pypchat YES! I say "I don't know" a lot
paulhuebl
8:33 PM
@wholeboxndice Absolutely agree. Model learning as part of the process #pypchat
tashacowdy
8:33 PM
Hi! Great discussion on community! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:33 PM
Q4. How do you create learning community in your classroom? #pypchat
thammerlund
8:33 PM
Q4 allow the students to work together and voice their opinions #pypchat
Shaza33
8:33 PM
A4 Students thoughts,ideas valued and included; Students collaborating, teaching each other #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:33 PM
@whatedsaid Keep focussed on knowing students as people as well as learners. And not just at the start of the year - all year. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:33 PM
We're on Q4 (but feel free to keep going with Q3 at the same time ... they are not entirely sep! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:34 PM
make sure they are able to tap the collective diversity, but also that there is enough redundancy for them to mesh and interweave #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:34 PM
A4. #pypchat Having clearly defined Essential Agreements
whatedsaid
8:34 PM
A4 As teacher.. be part of the community of learners in the classroom #pypchat
travisattis
8:34 PM
#pypchat A4 exactly the same as adults - no fear of failure, culture of giving, thinking outside the box, having voice & equality
hurleyinchina
8:35 PM
Respect for individuals as people and learners. We all have good & bad days. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:35 PM
@whatedsaid Like minds...#pypchat
melmac6
8:35 PM
4. Individual identity recognised throughout the yr -get to know kids & form a connection throughout the yr - build relationship #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:35 PM
A4. trust and respect for each other (Ss and Ts) crucial. #pypchat
emmalinesports
8:35 PM
#pypchat A4 create an authentic collaborative environment where students feel safe, valued and listened to.
tashacowdy
8:35 PM
Q4 Making explicit some of the characteristics of a learning community. Encouraging Ss to turn to each other as resources. #pypchat
lsacker
8:35 PM
#pypchat we are trying to get kids sharing all spaces and not having own desk and stuff . Some teachers and kids resistant
jasongraham99
8:35 PM
A4 Is there a difference between adults learners and younger learners? #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:35 PM
#pypchat A4 conversation, conversation, conversation!
DwyerTeacher
8:35 PM
@Saigon_Eldred My class has one; Be Nice. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:36 PM
A4 a collaborative narrative, an understanding of the joint story of our collective #pypchat
thammerlund
8:36 PM
@kjinquiry What do you mean by a collaborative song? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:36 PM
A4. I think that it is definitely in a big way about the environment/climate/culture established. #pypchat
irantimega
8:36 PM
A4 By embodying the learner profile and attitudes. To respect each other between teachers and students is very important #pypchat
MikeLangan1
8:36 PM
@whatedsaid #pypchat Q4 much easier bcuz there r less adults. Change from teacher to facilitator.
kjinquiry
8:36 PM
Collaborative games/songs/chants -those rituals that unite a group can be so powerful in the classroom. Builds trust and connection #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:37 PM
Learning spaces play a huge role. Make the classroom a giant living room where stds are comfortable and open #pypchat @edusum
Saigon_Eldred
8:37 PM
@alisoneducates #pypchat - good point
sherrattsam
8:37 PM
#pypchat again, spontaneity. Keep going if kids are flying, help them see each other in that "mode" and capture it, talk about it.
tashacowdy
8:37 PM
Q4 Providing opportunities for collaboration #pypchat
Shaza33
8:37 PM
RT @MikeLangan1: @whatedsaid #pypchat Q4 much easier bcuz there r less adults. Change from teacher to facilitator. Guide on the side
alisoneducates
8:37 PM
#pypchat A4.Speak openly about individual strengths/limitations.Kids help each other along.Creates culture of honesty & collective awareness
Saigon_Eldred
8:37 PM
#pypchat A4 - is it easier to build a learning community in the classroom with chn than with adults??
SarahHHK
8:38 PM
RT @whatedsaid: A4 Focus on LEARNING. Sounds simple but not all teachers do! #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:38 PM
#pypchat laughter.
DwyerTeacher
8:38 PM
@sherrattsam makes me think of Improv drama, going with the flow and accepting what comes #pypchat
DanDunlevie
8:38 PM
To go on about it..but kids need to know themselves & others as learners.Trust & a feeling of security are also essential elements #pypchat
travisattis
8:38 PM
@DwyerTeacher Oi! - outstanding tweeting. #pypchat Vintage Craig.
whatedsaid
8:38 PM
A4 Focus on LEARNING. Sounds simple but not all teachers do! #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:38 PM
#pypchat hello everyone! Annabelle from Jakarta.
lsacker
8:38 PM
#pypchat and spaces for collaboration
wholeboxndice
8:38 PM
@tashacowdy Good to have you here Tasha! #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:39 PM
@sherrattsam Yes - lots of it. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:39 PM
@sherrattsam And that is often an approach that the kids are more comfy with than many teachers. #pypchat
melmac6
8:39 PM
having fun together - sharing jokes - laughing #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:39 PM
#pypchat tea-time is an important part of the day for my collective
kjinquiry
8:39 PM
Be mindful of the power of a brief 1-1 personal interaction with - commit to this daily. The child needs to feel teacher 'gets'them #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:39 PM
@DanDunlevie Yes, I can't wait to plan Unit 1 next week :-) #pypchat
tashacowdy
8:40 PM
@DanDunlevie Trust such a necesssary part of risk-taking, collaborating, making mistaking , constructing and challenging theories #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:40 PM
@melmac6 vital! #pypchat
TFHFoundation
8:40 PM
@SarahHHK love how you have learner first in your profile. #pypchat
alisoneducates
8:40 PM
#pypchat Letter writing! Mailbox builds appreciation for each other. Kids build relationships by writing what they may not take time to say.
wholeboxndice
8:40 PM
@DanDunlevie And self-awareness too. #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:40 PM
#pypchat downtime is also a big thing for me. Get kids relaxing together, the collective heart rate slowing down, just being together.
Saigon_Eldred
8:40 PM
@SarahHHK @TFHFoundation @wholeboxndice #pypchat -Ss c me making loads of mistakes and not knowing a lot of stuff. I love leanring from them
thammerlund
8:41 PM
@kjinquiry Thank you for the tip! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:41 PM
@alisoneducates That relationship building is definitely a big part of it. #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:41 PM
@thammerlund Actually, just singing together! One of the most powerful ways of building 'groupness' #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:41 PM
@kjinquiry @sherrattsam #pypchat - good point. Nothing worse than realising you havent spent time with a student 4 a few days
DwyerTeacher
8:42 PM
@SarahHHK or acting, or dancing #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:42 PM
@whatedsaid @sarahhhk ingredients must include shared vision. #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:42 PM
@kjinquiry @thammerlund Top 40 on the radio does a lot of good! #pypchat
almiratantri
8:42 PM
#pypchat A4 team building activities, good LEADERS who LEAD by example, fairness happen around the school.
SarahHHK
8:42 PM
@kjinquiry I agree! Singing together should be a part of every student's day #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:42 PM
Students need to have responsibility for their leanring. In a learning community, the teacher isn't the boss of learning #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:43 PM
#pypchat sharing learning stories and understanding how we are all characters in each other's story, with good or bad effects!
Shaza33
8:43 PM
@SarahHHK @kjinquiry Students created sign up sheet to play DJ during snack each day. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:43 PM
Q5. How does the physical environment contribute to a learning community? #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:43 PM
@DwyerTeacher definitely! #pypchat
febbynik
8:43 PM
A4 I would set up the class environment to meet students inquiry #pypchat
lsacker
8:44 PM
#pypchat I always wanted a piano in our staff room. Singing together
DwyerTeacher
8:44 PM
@sherrattsam the power of narrative #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:44 PM
Lovely! RT @sherrattsam: #pypchat sharing learning stories and understanding how we are all characters in each other's story...
SarahHHK
8:44 PM
RT @Shaza33: @SarahHHK @kjinquiry Students created sign up sheet to play DJ during snack each day. #pypchat LOVE that idea!
DanDunlevie
8:45 PM
In response to changing pedagogies,learning env are supporting fluid movement of students and teachers between spaces #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:45 PM
@kjinquiry That's why english integration is so important! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:45 PM
Unoffical Q: What do you do when members of the school act in a way that works against building community? #pypchat #everyschoolhasthem
travisattis
8:45 PM
RT Love it!! @lsacker: #pypchat I always wanted a piano in our staff room. Singing together
kjinquiry
8:45 PM
And powerful literature that draws a group together. A good book+the right questions can instantly create a learning community #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:45 PM
#pypchat A5 - who wants to work in an ugly sparse room?? I don't so I'm pretty sure that the ss dont - make it bright, stimulating . .
jasongraham99
8:46 PM
A5 Removing physical barriers to connection and collaboration helps create a learning community #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:46 PM
#pypchat A5. The environment acts as a provocation for building culture.
hurleyinchina
8:46 PM
A5 Environment very important. Changed our library & it's made a big difference in feeling of ownership with students. #pypchat
MikeLangan1
8:46 PM
Can kids have true respnsibility for their learning while we adults follow a curriculum? Can they jointly happen? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:46 PM
@lsacker But we got a coffee machine instead :-) #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:46 PM
@kjinquiry Yes! for me it has been The End of the Beginning by Avi, and The Librarian Who Measured the World #pypchat
febbynik
8:46 PM
@whatedsaid it's like fishing. You just need a good bait to get a good fish. And don't pull it too hard, the fish might loose #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:46 PM
@whatedsaid UQ rise above it! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:46 PM
A5. We don't all get to choose our learning spaces, but we can choose how we use it. Some choose rows. Others...#pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:47 PM
#pypchat A5. Without proper planning of how to use environmental spaces, I think we may miss valuable time for collaboration.
Shaza33
8:47 PM
A5 Include students in how their learning environment is set up, what works for them as a community. #pypchat
tashacowdy
8:47 PM
Q5 Teacher not set up as main player, main focus. Spaces for collaboration and conversation. #pypchat
TFHFoundation
8:47 PM
@lsacker #pypchat "always wanted a piano in our staff room. Singing together" some people go to church for the same reason, community!
Saigon_Eldred
8:47 PM
#pypchat make the classroom a place where the students want to come and where they feel comfortable, safe & want to learn & share
kjinquiry
8:47 PM
@whatedsaid Oh where do I start......:((( #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:47 PM
@MikeLangan1 In an inquiry driven context, yes. #pypchat
travisattis
8:48 PM
@whatedsaid Gossip behind their backs...........seriously I ignore it. Students? I act. Parents? Raise a brow. Staff? ???? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:48 PM
A5 the walls are whiteboards! #pypchat
TFHFoundation
8:48 PM
@MikeLangan1 "Can kids have true responsibility for their learning while we adults follow a curriculum? ... #pypchat" love the Q
irantimega
8:48 PM
A5 Count out the physical environment from our learning community, then everything will not be going well. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:48 PM
A5 Give kids ownership of the learning space, a say in how it's set up #pypchat
emmalinesports
8:48 PM
“@kjinquiry: @whatedsaid Oh where do I start......:((( #pypchat” ha ha**
MrFumar
8:48 PM
#pypchat A5 - setting up the room for students to move easily between groups and collaboration experiences
alisoneducates
8:48 PM
A5.Environment must be interactive and provoke dialogue & thinking. Nothing worse than clutter, unused objects, and static displays #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:49 PM
A5 - get students involved in designing env good for heads (thinking), hearts (wellbeing) and hands (doing/moving) ...lots of fun. #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:49 PM
#pypchat A5. Environmental space is not limited to physical space. E-space should be considered too!
MeredithMorris_
8:49 PM
A teacher's role is not to make complex ideas simple, but to make complex ideas accessible #pypchat #edchat #sschat
DwyerTeacher
8:49 PM
@whatedsaid what is that? #pypchat
almiratantri
8:49 PM
@whatedsaid #pypchat A5 evidence of students work, all school community involve in the decision making. #sharedvision
wholeboxndice
8:49 PM
@whatedsaid Now there is a whole topic in itself! #pypchat
melmac6
8:49 PM
how the learning space is set up has an impact on learning - students taking responsibility for own learning #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:49 PM
@DwyerTeacher We just got idea paint on one wall as a trial in our building... #pypchat
DanDunlevie
8:49 PM
Fluid env aid the personalisation of kids learning by supporting more egalitarian learning env where teacher is partner of learning #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:49 PM
A5 who dictates what those learning spaces look like is an important question. We all dont teach or learn the same way. #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:49 PM
#pypchat I try to aim for a classroom that speaks, the students immersed in their own thinking. People can see what students are thinking..
BelleVillamarin
8:49 PM
@Shaza33 #pypchat AGREE! involve students in planning for their learning space.
wholeboxndice
8:50 PM
@sherrattsam Speaking my language now Sam!!! #pypchat
lsacker
8:50 PM
#pypchat maybe take kids to see other spaces in other schools. Expand the possibilities
sherrattsam
8:50 PM
#pypchat... Even when students are not in the room. 100% pin board walls helps with this!
alisoneducates
8:50 PM
@Shaza33 Yes! Making choices as a group about the space is essential. Personal & collective ownership creates a sense of belonging. #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:50 PM
Thanks again #pypchat ! Have to go.
whatedsaid
8:50 PM
@DwyerTeacher Graffitti wall. It's like a whiteboard you can write straight on the wall #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:50 PM
A5 the classroom is like the inside of the collective brian #pypchat
travisattis
8:51 PM
And another!!! RT @DwyerTeacher: A5 the classroom is like the inside of the collective brian #pypchat
meaghank8
8:51 PM
@whatedsaid genuine conversations! #pypchat
emmalinesports
8:51 PM
“@whatedsaid: A5 Give kids ownership of the learning space, a say in how it's set up #pypchat” Agree. Not compliance
kjinquiry
8:51 PM
@sherrattsam Yes! I often ask "what does your classroom 'say' about you/your learning community/your kids/your beliefs? #pypchat
hurleyinchina
8:51 PM
“@DwyerTeacher: A5 the classroom is like the inside of the collective brian #pypchat” hah! Great for visible thinking.
DwyerTeacher
8:51 PM
By the way, great article http://t.co/XhYB4fVm Teacher as Consciousness of the Collective (I am biased though, he is my supervisor) #pypchat
tashacowdy
8:51 PM
Q5 Ewan McIntosh Seven spaces of learning http://t.co/o86Z5m4o interesting & relevent for this conv, tho he looks thru lens of tech #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:52 PM
@tashacowdy thanks for McIntosh link - looks interesting #pypchat
SynergisticEd
8:52 PM
#ozprimschchat and #pypchat trending again tonight!
irantimega
8:52 PM
Need to leave #pypchat Hope I can post the reflective illustration about this topic ASAP here: http://t.co/5UwXHWVZ :)
kjinquiry
8:52 PM
@emmalinesports @whatedsaid Hear Hear! #pypchat
DanDunlevie
8:52 PM
Inquiry into learning spaces is valuable.Design,try, review,adjust.Stdts could inquire into what effective collaboration looks like.#pypchat
DanDunlevie
8:53 PM
@stephenheppell Join #pypchat - we're looking at learning communities and learning environments. Up your alley? Yes.
whatedsaid
8:53 PM
Q7. How can we help our students extend their community outside of the classroom? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:53 PM
Where did the hour go?? #pypchat 5 mins for last Q...
Shaza33
8:53 PM
Keep the students reflecting on the space, is it working? Do we need to rethink, rearrange? #pypchat
tashacowdy
8:53 PM
Q5 Environement as third teacher -Reggio Emila preschools #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:53 PM
@kjinquiry #pypchat think admin should do several "observations" without students in the room. The space speaks volumes about the culture.
MeredithMorris_
8:54 PM
A4 Model curiosity, inquiry & love of learning. Talk2them about what interests u, talk 2 them about what makes their mind explode! #pypchat
travisattis
8:54 PM
@whatedsaid A7 Flatten the classroom!!! Go for a walk outside the school fence! See what's going on in the real world!! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:54 PM
@whatedsaid You know what they say about time flies...#pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:54 PM
#pypchat A7. Build collaboration outside of school. Try epals or pyppals.
whatedsaid
8:54 PM
@Shaza33 You know, many teachers don't even keep reflecting on their space :( It's just a room and they don't notice... #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:54 PM
Sorry I have to go... thanks for another thoughtful #pypchat
lindawollan
8:54 PM
One of our teachers took all the furniture out of the classroom, and asked kids to re-create their own learning environment #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:55 PM
A7. This #pypchat gives you access to some great supports for global interactions. @sherrattsam and I did just that earlier this year.
MrFumar
8:55 PM
#pypchat A7 - involve families, staff and other students as collaborators in the learning experience
BelleVillamarin
8:55 PM
#pypchat change the physical room once a month. Good idea for regrouping and varied learning engagements and partnerships.
hurleyinchina
8:55 PM
A7 If we do it right ext will be natural. They helped to create culture of classroom. #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:55 PM
#pypchat hey, these are all such huge and fascinating questions!!! Crazy children expecting me to dine with them though. Goodnight all.
paulhuebl
8:55 PM
A7 global collab projects. #100wc for one #pypchat
lsacker
8:55 PM
#pypchat night all .only meant to stay for a moment but once more far too good to leave
thammerlund
8:55 PM
@lindawollan what happened? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:56 PM
A7. if you are in Asia and willing to connect with our Year 6 s, please let me know #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:56 PM
@BelleVillamarin #pypchat Again, use the immediate space and extend beyond the school too.
emmalinesports
8:56 PM
#pypchat A7 blogs can thin the classroom walls. I tweet kids work and they watch the live stream on the blog to see visitors come in from OS
meaghank8
8:56 PM
A7: involve variety of community members and facilities as resources within inquiries #pypchat
Shaza33
8:56 PM
@whatedsaid Yes, we just need to keep trying to model and share for those who don't. #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:56 PM
#pypchat Learnt a lot from you all!
lindawollan
8:57 PM
@thammerlund They now have a space where all are comfortable - even suggested a new essential agreement for learning in new space #pypchat
travisattis
8:57 PM
#pypchat Thank you Edna thank you all!!
hurleyinchina
8:58 PM
#pypchat Night all. Glad I made it for some of the time!
lindawollan
8:58 PM
Our Year 4 class would love to connect via Twitter for learning about water use - any class use tag #pypkids ? Other suggestions? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:58 PM
@tashacowdy I think many people go straight to the global connections, but there is a whole lot in between! #pypchat
thammerlund
8:58 PM
@lindawollan I am in the process of changing my room - I will have to try that. #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:58 PM
#pypchat Learning environments include all aspect of physical and virtual space.
emmalinesports
8:58 PM
#pypchat I wish I had all of you guys in my staff room to share your ideas #awesome minds
MrFumar
8:58 PM
#pypchat Thank you for the discussion everyone!
tashacowdy
8:58 PM
@whatedsaid Thats one of my guiding questions for this yr! Starting with classroom and gradually reaching out, out, out ... #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:59 PM
#pypchat - sorry I was tardy & in and out - frantic time @ home . . well done Ed for moderating & thank u 2 all for yoru input
BelleVillamarin
8:59 PM
@emmalinesports #pypchat We are! Every second Thursday. Haha.
Shaza33
9:00 PM
Night all and thank you, Thank you Edna #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
9:00 PM
#pypchat thanks Ed.
almiratantri
9:00 PM
@whatedsaid A7 school facilitates student-interest groups (SIG) where students can express themselves and do what they love. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:00 PM
Thursday night every fortnight is my most creative night to work at home. Ride the buzz of #pypchat all the way!
tashacowdy
9:00 PM
B@emmalinesports I agree. Our class blog has been, by far, the most powerful tool for reaching beyond classroom. #pypchat
thammerlund
9:00 PM
Good night all #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:00 PM
Tonight’s #pypchat archive and resources will be posted here within 48hrs: http://t.co/JuTq8YEB
whatedsaid
9:01 PM
The next #pypchat will be in 2 weeks. Post your discussion ideas here for future chats. http://t.co/k0wKqM5e
whatedsaid
9:01 PM
@stephenheppell We are sooo interesting. Will you join us next time? #pypchat
paulhuebl
9:01 PM
Thanks for tonights #pypchat @whatedsaid Good conversations!
wholeboxndice
9:01 PM
Big thanks to @whatedsaid for her great moderation! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:01 PM
Thanks to the behind the scenes #pypchat team @jasongraham99 @jennysfen @Dwyer_teacher @wholeboxndice and @whatedsaid @saigon_eldred
stephenheppell
9:01 PM
#pypchat Oo just been pointed to this chat - what an interesting lot you are!
lindawollan
9:02 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: Big thanks to @whatedsaid for her great moderation! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:02 PM
Thanks all #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:02 PM
#pypchat... Consistently the best community of learners on Twitter :-)
kjinquiry
9:02 PM
@whatedsaid Thanks Ed! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:02 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Tonight’s #pypchat archive and resources will be posted here within 48hrs: http://t.co/c2k611JE << Give me 10 mins!
almiratantri
9:03 PM
@whatedsaid thank you, edna! Thank you all! #pypchat is my most favorite PD :)
DanDunlevie
9:03 PM
#pypchat Cheers Ed. Back to reports. :-(
wholeboxndice
9:03 PM
You bet! RT @whatedsaid: #pypchat... Consistently the best community of learners on Twitter :-)
tashacowdy
9:03 PM
@whatedsaid If it isnt happening in the classroom i wonder how well it can work beyond the classroom. #pypchat