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jasongraham99
8:28 PM
Welcome everyone! Hope you had a great break-or maybe your still on it! For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:29 PM
Great to be here @jasongraham99 #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:29 PM
Please remember to use the #pypchat hashtag in your tweets in order to participate in the discussion.
lsacker
8:29 PM
Just read post action from learning and action for learning excellent #pypchat @lsacker
jasongraham99
8:29 PM
Welcome to #pypchat! Today’s topic: ' Action in the PYP ’
wholeboxndice
8:30 PM
Second week back for Sem2 here in Brisbane, Australia. Action it is! #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:30 PM
@PDin140orLESS Hi Chad and welcome! #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:30 PM
Well lets get started shall we! Please introduce yourself. Tell us where are you and what your role is? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:30 PM
RT @jasongraham99: Please remember to use the #pypchat hashtag in your tweets in order to participate in the discussion.
wholeboxndice
8:30 PM
RT @jasongraham99: Welcome to #pypchat! Today’s topic: ' Action in the PYP ’
PDin140orLESS
8:30 PM
Hello everyone! For the next hour all of my tweets are dedicated to #pypchat on Action.
BruceFerrington
8:31 PM
Hi all! Bruce Ferrington Canberra Aus Yr 4 teacher #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:31 PM
4-6 Team Leader in Brisbane, ready to roll. #pypchat
lsacker
8:32 PM
Layla Sacker PYP coordinator in Melbourne #pypchat
mlrose14
8:32 PM
Goodmorning! Miranda via Canada on holidays just about to head back to Accra, Ghana for new school year. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:32 PM
@jasongraham99 I'm here in rainy Melbourne for #pypchat Is everyone still on summer holidays??
whatedsaid
8:33 PM
@mlrose14 Isn't it a ridiculous hour in the morning where you are? #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
8:33 PM
Erwin from Melbourne, Australia. ICT Coordinator at a great PYP school :) #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:33 PM
“@whatedsaid: I'm here in rainy Melbourne for #pypchat Is everyone still on summer holidays??” felt like summer here in sunny bris!
mlrose14
8:34 PM
@whatedsaid I am up before the sun! #pypchat Good to get head back into PYP thinking though before school kicks off next week!
jasongraham99
8:34 PM
Sorry Im battling with Tweedeck at the moment it froze on me! Love technology! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:34 PM
@ErwinDumenden Should we proud that half the participants today are from our school? #pypchat :-)
melmac6
8:34 PM
Melissa Year 4 Teacher Adelaide hi everyone #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
8:34 PM
#pypchat Chad Hyatt from Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. I am a PYP WSL and serve as a MYP Coord. I co-developed IB Action Workshop.
lsacker
8:35 PM
@whatedsaid I'm here but tweets not coming through again #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:35 PM
Please discuss Q1 whilst I fix it :) Q1. What does student initiated action look like ? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:35 PM
@mish1970 Did you get someone new for #pypchat??? :-)
MissLadyCaz
8:35 PM
Caz here from Melbourne...I'm not in a PYP school but am very interested. Will be reading more than tweeting tonight. #pypchat
irantimega
8:35 PM
Im no more pyp teacher for this year, but still interested to follow the topic #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:36 PM
Back on tweetdeck..for now #pypchat
lsacker
8:36 PM
@irantimega @lsacker #pypchat hard to get PYP,out of the system
wholeboxndice
8:36 PM
@MissLadyCaz welcome! #pypchat
helen_morschel
8:36 PM
Hi everyone I am in Pontianak Kalimantan this week and battling a little with technology #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
8:36 PM
Having problems with tweet deck also?!?!?!?! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:36 PM
RT @jasongraham99: Please discuss Q1 whilst I fix it :) Q1. What does student initiated action look like ? #pypchat
jdweekes
8:36 PM
Joel - Year 5 teacher & Ream Leader from Sydney #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
8:37 PM
@whatedsaid Go OUR School!!! Welcome everyone from our school :) #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:37 PM
@ErwinDumenden think Ive got it sorted it wants to update Adobe -right now of course! #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:38 PM
@helen_morschel Hi Helen welcome-running a workshop over there? #pypchat
mlrose14
8:39 PM
A1: What Ss do as a result of their learning at any point during the learning process... #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:39 PM
RT @PDin140orLESS: Student-initiated action looks like international-mindedness. It looks like a true community of learners. #pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:39 PM
A1 - Student initiated action is messy, ill-conceived, naively candid, brilliant. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:39 PM
A1: Well, for us, relatively new on #pyp trail (the Ss anyway) this is the hardest for us. Honestly, it looks fairly superficial. #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
8:39 PM
Student-initiated action looks like international-mindedness. It looks like a true community of learners. #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:39 PM
Q1. What does student initiated action look like ? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:39 PM
@jasongraham99 Are you right to ask Qs? #pypchat. tech all fixed?
whatedsaid
8:40 PM
RT @mlrose14: A1: What Ss do as a result of their learning at any point during the learning process... #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:40 PM
@mlrose14 Ok, we are on the same page! #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:40 PM
@wholeboxndice I empathise with your position. And defining what action is is not easy. #pyp #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:40 PM
A1cont:...but we are on our way to Ss understanding what it can be. I am here to soak up your experiences 4 this particular aspect #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:41 PM
@wholeboxndice It depends what you are expecting. Lots of stuff that happens as a result of the learning.. it's all action. #pypchat
mlrose14
8:41 PM
A1: It's the "SO WHAT"... Now you have learned this what are you going to do with it? #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:41 PM
@kassandraboyd Hi Kassandra! #pypchat
melmac6
8:41 PM
Something students do as a result of their learning & achieving a level of conceptual understanding - big & small #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:41 PM
If youve just joined in we are on Q1. What does student initiated action look like ? #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
8:42 PM
A1: it can look BIG and it can look small #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:42 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: A1: Our Year6s are showing it with their local issue engagement for our #pypx #pypchat . It is what translates the learning into context
wholeboxndice
8:42 PM
A1: Our Year6s are showing it with their local issue engagement for our #pypx #pypchat . It is what translates the learning into context
lsacker
8:42 PM
@ErwinDumenden @lsacker #pypchat still trying to find stuff so I can keep up with discussion
jasongraham99
8:42 PM
@melmac6 I like that- an example of some achievement #pypchat
mlrose14
8:42 PM
@whatedsaid I like "happens/do" as a result of learning #pypchat
MissLadyCaz
8:43 PM
Do you notice Ss have multiple actions during the course of a unit? Depending on their learning of course. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:43 PM
@mlrose14 Do you think if kids go home and talk about their learning, that counts? ;-) #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:43 PM
@ErwinDumenden Give an example of 'small' action #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:44 PM
RT @BruceFerrington: Does "action" have to be an action? Can it be thinking/feeling/dreaming/being? #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
8:44 PM
@MissLadyCaz Absolutely, if we only pay attention and bother to look or inquire. #pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:44 PM
Does "action" have to be an action? Can it be thinking/feeling/dreaming/being? #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:44 PM
Hello from The Hague! Sorry for being late...#pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:45 PM
@jasongraham99 Referring to CapitanoAmazing's blog #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
8:45 PM
@whatedsaid Small action could be any small change in behaviour by a student. it can be as small as throwing rubbish in the bin #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
8:45 PM
@BruceFerrington Great question! YES! Especially Being! #pypchat
lsacker
8:45 PM
@lsacker #pypchat it looks like something a student chooses to do from his/her experiences and is important for them. It matters to them
wholeboxndice
8:45 PM
A1: In my classroom it is looking like Ss relating stories from home and their away from school that remind them of our inquiry. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:45 PM
@kassandraboyd Hi Kassandra! We're talking about what action looks like. #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:45 PM
@BruceFerrington Hi Bruce welcome. Good point what constitutes 'action' is interesting #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:46 PM
RT @mlrose14: @wholeboxndice I like "It is what translates the learning into context" #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:46 PM
@BruceFerrington can you share the link in the chat? Now or later up to you #pypchat
mlrose14
8:46 PM
@wholeboxndice I like "It is what translates the learning into context" #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:46 PM
Boy in my class comes to school with list of all the liquids he found in his house... HTWW UOI about solids/liquids/gases #pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:47 PM
@jasongraham99 CapitanoAmazing's blog http://t.co/Lho6dwmE has some great thoughts on action #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:47 PM
Just discussing Q1. What does student initiated action look like ? Why not have your say? We dont bite! #pypchat #ibpyp #edchat
PDin140orLESS
8:47 PM
#pypchat Can action be inquiry? Can action be reflection?
travisattis
8:47 PM
#pypchat A! It can look like anything. As long as it shows thought. It can happen anytime, anywhere.
kassandraboyd
8:47 PM
For the next hour all of my tweets are dedicated to #pypchat We're talking about Action.
ErwinDumenden
8:47 PM
Action does not have to be saving the world, it can be as small as saving your allowance #pypchat
mlrose14
8:47 PM
RT @whatedsaid: RT @BruceFerrington: Does "action" have to be an action? Can it be thinking/feeling/dreaming/being? #pypchat Great question!
irantimega
8:47 PM
A1 action: students show their commitment to the learner profile through what they do #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:48 PM
RT @BruceFerrington: @jasongraham99 CapitanoAmazing's blog http://t.co/Lho6dwmE has some great thoughts on action #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:48 PM
Definitely! @bruceferrington: Can "action" be thinking/feeling/dreaming/being? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:48 PM
RT @jasongraham99: Just discussing Q1. What does student initiated action look like ? Why not have your say? We dont bite! #pypchat #ibpyp #edchat
jasongraham99
8:48 PM
RT @BruceFerrington: @jasongraham99 CapitanoAmazing's blog http://t.co/Lho6dwmE has some great thoughts on action #pypchat
angie5112
8:49 PM
RT @jasongraham99: If youve just joined in we are on Q1. What does student initiated action look like ? #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
8:49 PM
@BruceFerrington @jasongraham99 #pypchat Thanks for the link. I will definitely check it out.
helen_morschel
8:50 PM
@PDin140orLESS Action is inquiry - but the whole process not something that happens at the end as a consequence #pypchat
malnicolson
8:50 PM
@kassandraboyd #pypchat in the revisions to #MYP we are describing action in this way, one manifestation might be service to the community
irantimega
8:50 PM
@PDin140orLESS I believe action can be both FURTHER inquiry and reflection on what the students have learnt #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:50 PM
What does action look like is a BIG question we all seem to have. Lets move to Q2. What does action look like at different ages? #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
8:50 PM
Student action doesn't need to always be about fundraising for causes #pypchat
MissLadyCaz
8:50 PM
@PDin140orLESS Agreed! I suppose it highlights the importance of really listening to our Ss too. #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:50 PM
@pdin140orless Is inquiry action? #pypchat
angie5112
8:51 PM
RT @kassandraboyd: Definitely! @bruceferrington: Can "action" be thinking/feeling/dreaming/being? #pypchat
irantimega
8:51 PM
RT @jasongraham99: Q2. What does action look like at different ages? #pypchat
travisattis
8:51 PM
#pypchat Forgot to introduce myself!! Travis inTokyo here. Very hot & humid here. Excited to be going to Vancouver on Sunday!
wholeboxndice
8:51 PM
Fundraising for causes is just done to death. It is superficial action imho #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:51 PM
Q2. What does action look like at different ages? #pypchat
LindyBuckley1
8:51 PM
@PDin140orLESS I would say so to both if it is student initiated. You might see it in sts blogs. #pypchat Lindy from Jakarta
angie5112
8:51 PM
RT @ErwinDumenden: Student action doesn't need to always be about fundraising for causes #pypchat
mlrose14
8:51 PM
A1: In Kindergarten anytime a student brings something related to our UOI in, I take an "I took action by sharing..." photo. #pypchat
mlrose14
8:52 PM
@wholeboxndice Agree!!! #pypchat
angie5112
8:52 PM
@PDin140orLESS action could be both #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:52 PM
@travisattis Hey Travis thanks for joining tonight! Vancouver my hometown. Enjoy! #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:52 PM
@malnicolson Nice! #pypchat
helen_morschel
8:53 PM
@wholeboxndice so agree...service and action need to be clearly defined #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:53 PM
We are on Q2. What does action look like at different ages? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:53 PM
@wholeboxndice I'm with you on fundraising. It's not usually meaningful action #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:53 PM
A2: For our Year 5s and 6s, we are looking to see action that takes a global issue, brings it into a local context #pypchat
angie5112
8:53 PM
RT @travisattis: #pypchat A! It can look like anything. As long as it shows thought. It can happen anytime, anywhere.
jasongraham99
8:54 PM
A2 Does Action look different or just identified differently at different ages? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:54 PM
Does it look very different? If we define it as what happens as a result of learning... it doesn't depend on age #pypchat
lsacker
8:54 PM
@mlrose14 @lsacker #pypchat great idea I can't wait to share it
PDin140orLESS
8:54 PM
#pypchat It looks similar at all ages when it is true participation with autonomy. The results and process might look different.
MissLadyCaz
8:54 PM
@mlrose14 I love that! #pypchat
lsacker
8:55 PM
@lsacker #pypchat @LindyBuckley1 @pdin140orless of course that would be so immediate and studentnbased
kassandraboyd
8:55 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Does it look very different? If we define it as what happens as a result of learning... it doesn't depend on age #pypchat
mlrose14
8:55 PM
Q2: Hopefully it looks different as we have helped Ss develop skills to take action over the course of their time in the PYP #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:55 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Does it look very different? If we define it as what happens as a result of learning... it doesn't depend on age #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:55 PM
RT @PDin140orLESS: #pypchat It looks similar at all ages when it is true participation with autonomy. The results and process might look different.
jasongraham99
8:56 PM
RT @ErwinDumenden: A2: Is this action? http://t.co/y0YCsng9 She is a grade 3 student and it wasn't part of any plan or curriculum. #pypchat
helen_morschel
8:56 PM
@whatedsaid sometimes the action is more authentic with younger children as they have no pressure from adults to try and think 'big'#pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:56 PM
I would be hoping that action can be prompted by the same engagement, but enacted differently across the years. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:56 PM
@lsacker You don't need to add your name to tweets. it will appear on it's own #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:56 PM
@whatedsaid I agree, a thought or feeling is the same no matter what age, the 'depth' or 'notcibility' of action might differ #pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:56 PM
A2 I think sometimes we step in too soon with younger kids before they get a chance to do what they want #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
8:56 PM
A2: Is this action? http://t.co/y0YCsng9 She is a grade 3 student and it wasn't part of any plan or curriculum. #pypchat
irantimega
8:56 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Does it look very different? If we define it as what happens as a result of learning... it doesn't depend on age #pypchat
angie5112
8:57 PM
@jasongraham99 A2: Action looks different for each student in the same age #pypchat
irantimega
8:57 PM
I need to break my fasting, its fasting month. Will be back for #pypchat :)
whatedsaid
8:57 PM
@helen_morschel Yes, the young ones don't think they have to raise money!! :-) #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:57 PM
@BruceFerrington And bruce some teachers step in too soon with older kids too! Instead of letting them lead.. #pypchat
travisattis
8:57 PM
#pypchat A2 Hmm. No. Conceptually it should look the same, shouldn`t it?
jasongraham99
8:58 PM
@angie5112 I wonder how it looks different? #pypchat
MissLadyCaz
8:58 PM
Do we expect more from the older kids than the young 1s? Or does it depend more on the actual action made in relation to the topic? #pypchat
melmac6
8:58 PM
@travisattis yes conceptually the same & spontaneous & student-driven #pypchat
mlrose14
8:58 PM
@wholeboxndice Well said! #pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:58 PM
@whatedsaid I agree - the hard thing is to give them their space to crash and burn or to fly #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
8:58 PM
RT @whatedsaid: @BruceFerrington And bruce some teachers step in too soon with older kids too! Instead of letting them lead.. #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:59 PM
@angie5112 you mean it looks different as its person dependent. I can agree with that #pypchat
lsacker
8:59 PM
@wholeboxndice #pypchat younger kids tend to be somewhat less aware of others and so more focussed on themselves
kassandraboyd
8:59 PM
@jasongraham99 @ErwinDumenden I would say so, she's taking action by being advocate for her own learning. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:59 PM
@BruceFerrington So many teachers feel they have to be in control of everything #pypchat
travisattis
9:00 PM
@melmac6 I agree totally with you and i also hink it can be planned too! #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:00 PM
#pypchat Considering the action cycle, where do we best scaffold for students...in the choose, the act, or the reflection? Thoughts?
ErwinDumenden
9:00 PM
A2: Could action in older students be describe as something students DO that isn't planned or expected by their teacher? #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:00 PM
RT @whatedsaid: @BruceFerrington So many teachers feel they have to be in control of everything #pypchat
travisattis
9:00 PM
RT @melmac6: @travisattis yes conceptually the same & spontaneous & student-driven #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:01 PM
@ErwinDumenden #pypchat I would say the same goes for younger students as well.
angie5112
9:01 PM
@jasongraham99 it looks different because students have different abilities, different thoughts and different feelings. #pypchat
mlrose14
9:01 PM
@jasongraham99 @angie5112 I think it may be the process or the results that look different as @wholeboxndice suggests #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:02 PM
Sorry team - need to bail out till next time! Keep smiling! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:02 PM
Q3. How is student action recorded? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:02 PM
@PDin140orLESS You can't really scaffold choosing or acting, if it's student initiated... so I'd say reflecting #pypchat
jdweekes
9:02 PM
That's one of the great things about the PYP is watching teachers start to let go and let the Ss lead #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:02 PM
This next question is one Ive pondered for a while - Q3. How is student action recorded? #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
9:02 PM
RT @angie5112: @jasongraham99 A2: Action looks different for each student in the same age #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:03 PM
@jasongraham99 I asked random kids around school if they could tell me examples of action they had taken as a result of learning #pypchat
jdweekes
9:03 PM
Does it need to be recorded? #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:03 PM
If youve just joined us we are discussing Q3. How is student action recorded? #pypchat
mlrose14
9:03 PM
@travisattis @melmac6 Plan for 'action time' throughout the UOI but its fluid- not sure what will happen/when but know we have time #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:03 PM
@BruceFerrington cheers Bruce thanks for the contribution #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:04 PM
Maybe it's not so much about recording, as about NOTICING? #pypchat
mlrose14
9:04 PM
RT @whatedsaid: @PDin140orLESS You can't really scaffold choosing or acting, if it's student initiated... so I'd say reflecting #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
9:04 PM
RT @jasongraham99: This next question is one Ive pondered for a while - Q3. How is student action recorded? #pypchat
travisattis
9:04 PM
@whatedsaid Hi Edna! A3 Does it have to be recorded? it can take place anytime. #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:04 PM
@whatedsaid #pypchat Great thought Edna. Too often teachers jump in for the choose and act, when they would be most helpful with reflect
wholeboxndice
9:05 PM
RT @jasongraham99: If youve just joined us we are discussing Q3. How is student action recorded? #pypchat
angie5112
9:05 PM
@mlrose14 @jasongraham99 @wholeboxndice results will be different #pypchat
mlrose14
9:05 PM
Q3- Action boards, anecdotal notes, student reflections -simple ways... #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:05 PM
@whatedsaid we often forget the simplicity of just asking students dont we #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:05 PM
A3 should the recording of action be the responsibility of the learner or teacher - do we need to record it at all? #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:06 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Maybe it's not so much about recording, as about NOTICING? #pypchat
melmac6
9:06 PM
@mlrose14 @travisattis agreed ‘plan’ for opportunities but allow for student initiative - teachers need to give Sts room for this #pypchat
helen_morschel
9:06 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Maybe it's not so much about recording, as about NOTICING? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:06 PM
@wholeboxndice If they have to record it... does it become less authentic? #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:06 PM
@whatedsaid @PDin140orLESS You can give st tools to help them brainstorm, & how 2 prioritize choices, it can happen at each stage #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:06 PM
#pypchat Great question. We feel the need to report and record everything. It is really about noticing as @whatedsaid said
helen_morschel
9:06 PM
Q3 so often teachers get really bogged down in recording and the action is then contrived portfolios, reflections, sharing #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:06 PM
We have an action wall, students add post-its for their own action when they come in each day. #pypchat Simple, but effective.
PDin140orLESS
9:07 PM
@kassandraboyd @whatedsaid nice point...#pypchat
angie5112
9:07 PM
RT @mlrose14: Q3- Action boards, anecdotal notes, student reflections -simple ways... #pypchat
melmac6
9:07 PM
“@whatedsaid: Maybe it's not so much about recording, as about NOTICING? #pypchat” Yes #pypchat - recognition
LindyBuckley1
9:07 PM
@whatedsaid When starting out I found kids need help to identify their action. Part of reflection process. Then bcomes 2nd nature #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
9:07 PM
A3: It's all about the tools available to students (and teachers) from web 2.0 to iDevices to poster paper. #pypchat
angie5112
9:07 PM
@jasongraham99 A3 we need to record students’ progress in actual life not only in the UOI #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:07 PM
@kassandraboyd I was thinking more of the kind of authentic, student initiated action that just happens :-) #pypchat
mlrose14
9:07 PM
@whatedsaid Acknowledging, recognizing, valuing and celebrating too! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:08 PM
@whatedsaid In our early days, it is part of our conversation about what action is and what it can be. #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:08 PM
@angie5112 would that include action at home or on weekends? What ways might you do that? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:08 PM
@LindyBuckley1 I think we often need help (as teachers) to notice the action too! #pypchat
MissLadyCaz
9:08 PM
Does taking time to record the action limit the full extent or development of the action? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:09 PM
@irantimega Did you eat?? or was #pypchat too compelling?
melmac6
9:09 PM
Our students talk about action in learning conferences #pypchat
Nairahamdy
9:09 PM
@jasongraham99 interesting conversation #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
9:09 PM
@jasongraham99 if we give them the tools and the right conditions/environment they will want to record their action and learning #pypchat
mlrose14
9:09 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice Good question- maybe this is ok as Ss "learn" to take action and recognize what it could be #pypchat
irantimega
9:09 PM
A3 many times I failed to record the students action :( Many times it 'speaks' louder to be able to be recorded #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:09 PM
Currently on Q3. How is student action recorded? #pypchat - lots of GREAT ideas flowing!
whatedsaid
9:09 PM
@MissLadyCaz I think it might... #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:10 PM
@whatedsaid Perhaps it is about sharing it as much as recording it. Especially as it happens away from campus. #pypchat
MissLadyCaz
9:10 PM
@whatedsaid I just think that taking the time to work out the 'how' of recording takes away from the original intention #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:10 PM
@Nairahamdy Hi Naira! Nice of you to join :) #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:10 PM
@kassandraboyd: agree @whatedsaid but if you've taught them the tools, they can use them for st-initiated actions #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:10 PM
@ErwinDumenden and then when its recorded, then what (or is that another question all together) lol... #pypchat
angie5112
9:10 PM
@jasongraham99 the way is connecting with parents, parents are engaged in learning, they should reporting us with home action #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:11 PM
A3 we have the learner profile in our communication books, checkbox thing. Parents an write down action when they observe #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:11 PM
Loved when a parent said son had asked to speak to the manager when buying tracksuit to ask where it was made /under what conds. #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:11 PM
#pypchat No matter what we physically do with action that has been noticed...It's the reflection that matters most.
jasongraham99
9:12 PM
A3 but then its like ok great- now what do I do with this information? What action do I take as teacher -if any? #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
9:12 PM
I have given a prep a camera after a plants lesson. most of the photos he took were of plants and flowers. is this action? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:12 PM
@surreallyno Join us for #pypchat!
irantimega
9:12 PM
@whatedsaid just need to break my fasting w/ water and snacks at this moment. I've missed a lot of #pypchat before.
mlrose14
9:12 PM
@kassandraboyd @whatedsaid It think the "teaching them the tools" is really important in developing capacity to take action #pypchat
mlrose14
9:13 PM
@MissLadyCaz @whatedsaid I do love to have a record of Ss' action so I can include in my narrative comments on reports... #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:13 PM
Do we bring this action full circle back to the learners somehow? Make connections? #pypchat
irantimega
9:14 PM
@jasongraham99 like the idea, love to imagine the parents are that cooperative too! #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
9:14 PM
@jasongraham99 That is another Q but the A has the words "Global Audience' in it #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:14 PM
#pypchat morning from Canada. Recording action needs to be modeled as a process.
HolliSinger
9:15 PM
I think action can happen anytime after learning has taken place,recording it is not as imp as sharing it #pypchat #cantsleep
whatedsaid
9:15 PM
@PiEdPYPer1 Loved your action post! The link is on the wiki #pypchat
MissLadyCaz
9:15 PM
@mlrose14 @whatedsaid Agreed re reports. So does that mean we need to ensure a range of recording options are already known by Ss? #pypchat
angie5112
9:15 PM
@jasongraham99 A3 as a teacher i can share all of this information with the students to learn from each other #pypchat
mlrose14
9:15 PM
RT @jasongraham99: Onwards and upwards....Q4. Is action assessed and reported on? How? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:15 PM
@ErwinDumenden yes :-) Awareness. Interest. #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:15 PM
@jasongraham99 #pypchat Through reflection, we can see how the learner grew to become more internationally-minded
jasongraham99
9:15 PM
@PiEdPYPer1 good morning! Thanks for joining in #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:16 PM
I think sometimes the spontaneity of authentic learning is spoiled by all the emphasis on recording, assessment, reporting. #pypchat
angie5112
9:16 PM
@jasongraham99 A3 yes of course we should make connection with students to have more actions and more learning #pypchat
MissLadyCaz
9:16 PM
@mlrose14 @whatedsaid Altho does that again only limit Ss to the 'what they already know' sphere? #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:16 PM
@ErwinDumenden yes! He if didn't have to take photos of plants. That's action For learning! #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:16 PM
Display your planners for past units and encourage students to record actions taken after the units over...#pypchat
ErwinDumenden
9:16 PM
RT @HolliSinger: I think action can happen anytime after learning has taken place,recording it is not as imp as sharing it #pypchat #cantsleep
whatedsaid
9:16 PM
@HolliSinger Welcome Holllliiiii!! (Mish you passed) #pypchat #cantsleep
jasongraham99
9:16 PM
RT @HolliSinger: I think action can happen anytime after learning has taken place,recording it is not as imp as sharing it #pypchat #cantsleep
mlrose14
9:17 PM
A4: Do we assess and report on all 5 essential elements of the PYP? Hmmm... #pypchat
HolliSinger
9:17 PM
Sometimes assessment has already happened & the unit has finished-it's still action-but assessment? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:17 PM
Assessed and reported on...hmmm...well, you can;t quantify it...can you qualify it? Discuss, not grade that is for sure. #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
9:17 PM
@HolliSinger Agreed! action 6 months after the inquiry is still action #pypchat
angie5112
9:17 PM
RT @irantimega: @jasongraham99 like the idea, love to imagine the parents are that cooperative too! #pypchat
mlrose14
9:18 PM
@whatedsaid Love it! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:18 PM
LOVE to have @surreallyno join us for #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:18 PM
@whatedsaid Couldn't agree more! #pypchat
mlrose14
9:18 PM
@ErwinDumenden @HolliSinger ANd usually meaningful student initiated action at that! #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:18 PM
@HolliSinger for sure, action happens whether or not we see it or if its reported or recorded right! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:18 PM
Sorry all, I have to digress to say with pride that we have achieved our goal of adding one new staff member from my school to each #pypchat
surreallyno
9:18 PM
I agree - recording and the quest for evidence makes action feel less authentic. @whatedsaid #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:19 PM
@jasongraham99 The newest person is responsible for bringing the next one... did you know that @HolliSinger? #stilltrying #pypchat
surreallyno
9:19 PM
I think the two key-words are Noticing and Sharing - community works that way. Schools run on records. #pypchat
traintheteacher
9:19 PM
@whatedsaid also having to compartmentalize kids. I hate having my students ask if they could work together and having to say no #pypchat
royanlee
9:19 PM
@surreallyno @whatedsaid Totally agree. #recordthis #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:19 PM
@whatedsaid youll have to share your secret with me later then Edna :) #stilltrying #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:19 PM
@mlrose14 @missladycaz @whatedsaid action is an essential element and should be as explicit as the other EE's. #pypchat
helen_morschel
9:19 PM
@wholeboxndice agree it is formative for the teacher/reflection for the student #pypchat
ErwinDumenden
9:20 PM
Assessment = The evaluation or estimation of the nature, quality, or ability of someone or something (google). Does that help? #pypchat
angie5112
9:20 PM
RT @helen_morschel: @wholeboxndice agree it is formative for the teacher/reflection for the student #pypchat
HolliSinger
9:20 PM
@whatedsaid nope #pypchat #whathaveidone??
HolliSinger
9:20 PM
@mlrose14 @erwindumenden agreed #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:20 PM
#pypchat Assess action by measuring how internationally-minded students are becoming. PYP requests assessing essential elements not evalu
jasongraham99
9:21 PM
Ten minutes to go in #pypchat!
HolliSinger
9:21 PM
@StephenRaitman come join #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:21 PM
@jasongraham99 Give us another Q... not the assessment one I hope!!! #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:21 PM
@whatedsaid did you hear that @MaryCollins21 ? 'The newest person is responsible for bringing the next one' #stilltrying #pypchat ;)
kassandraboyd
9:21 PM
Fabulous idea! RT @whatedsaid: @jasongraham99 The newest person is responsible for bringing the next one...#pypchat
mlrose14
9:22 PM
@MissLadyCaz @whatedsaid Think its a way of sharing what action Ss take and recognizing development of capacity over time #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:22 PM
I think Jay is forgetting he is moderating #pypchat
angie5112
9:23 PM
@surreallyno but schools are part of communities, as IB world we can’t separate them”
wholeboxndice
9:23 PM
2 Qs for the price of one! @whatedsaid @jasongraham99 #pypchat
HolliSinger
9:23 PM
Making connections between action & learning could b modeling-sometimes the kids don't even realise they are doing it #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:23 PM
@whatedsaid changing Qs every 10 mins or so- tweetdeck freezes up then dumps about 15 at once on me:) #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:23 PM
I like this one: Q5.. How is action modeled and valued by teachers and parents? #pypchat!
mlrose14
9:24 PM
Q5: Teachers and parents need to understand what action is! #pypchat
surreallyno
9:24 PM
Inquiry can be done for its own sake. Action may or may not result. A change in thinking, attitudes is sometimes more rewarding. #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:24 PM
A5-highlight how tchrs/prnts/community take action on school action board or assemblies...guest speakers #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:24 PM
@wholeboxndice @whatedsaid h ah alove it ! :) #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:24 PM
@surreallyno and celebrating it! Sharing is key! Action is contagious! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:24 PM
@jasongraham99 I can do it!! Just say #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:25 PM
@mlrose14 working together to develop a common understanding, specific to school situation too. :) #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:25 PM
RT @mlrose14: @whatedsaid When teachers and parents recognize action as part of their own learning... #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:25 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: A4: I like to think that action is generated as a result of inquiry, and the result of action generates inquiry, #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:25 PM
I hope I am not treading on @jasongraham99 's toes... I am not seeing his Qs! #pypchat
mlrose14
9:25 PM
@whatedsaid When teachers and parents recognize action as part of their own learning... #pypchat
melmac6
9:25 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: A4: I like to think that action is generated as a result of inquiry, and the result of action generates inquiry, #pypchat
angie5112
9:25 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Q5.. How is action modeled and valued by teachers and parents? #pypchat!
wholeboxndice
9:25 PM
A4: I like to think that action is generated as a result of inquiry, and the result of action generates inquiry, #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:25 PM
Q5.. How is action modeled and valued by teachers and parents? #pypchat!
wholeboxndice
9:26 PM
A5: Parents are a difficult challenge. We're still in the phase where prts don't know enough about pyp to have them relate action #pypchat
mlrose14
9:26 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: A4: I like to think that action is generated as a result of inquiry, and the result of action generates inquiry, #pypchat
StephenRaitman
9:26 PM
@HolliSinger #pypchat When you stop realizing you're taking action it has become part of you and you model it as part of your daily routine
jasongraham99
9:26 PM
@whatedsaid we have no toes remember! :) #pypchat
PiEdPYPer1
9:26 PM
#pypchat parents need to know the importance of their role in sharing action too. A lot of action happens away from school.
whatedsaid
9:26 PM
@mlrose14 First... teachers have to realise they are learners haha #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:27 PM
RT @angie5112: @whatedsaid A5 action can be modeled and valued by teachers and parents by sharing, and homes be part of learning #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:27 PM
RT @whatedsaid: RT @StephenRaitman: #pypchat When you stop realizing you're taking action it has become part of you and you model it as part of your routine
angie5112
9:27 PM
@whatedsaid A5 action can be modeled and valued by teachers and parents by sharing, and homes be part of learning #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:27 PM
A5 relationships with parents to give feedback, informal chats about action #pypchat
helen_morschel
9:27 PM
Q5 for teachers having them also keep portfolios with goal setting and evidence leads them to take action in their own learning #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:27 PM
#pypchat student-initiated inquiry is action and the action cycle impacts all stages of the inquiry cycle and is an inquiry cycle itself
whatedsaid
9:27 PM
RT @StephenRaitman: #pypchat When you stop realizing you're taking action it has become part of you and you model it as part of your routine
mlrose14
9:27 PM
@whatedsaid True enough! #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:27 PM
@piedpyper1 probably most of it does. #pypchat
HolliSinger
9:27 PM
RT @StephenRaitman: @HolliSinger #pypchat When you stop realizing you're taking action it has become part of you and you model it as part of your daily routine
HolliSinger
9:28 PM
If we are all learners together then action will happen & b modelled #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:28 PM
@helen_morschel thereby modelling/practicing what we preach, love it! #pypchat
angie5112
9:28 PM
RT @jasongraham99: A5 relationships with parents to give feedback, informal chats about action #pypchat
mlrose14
9:28 PM
@PiEdPYPer1 Some of our classes had action slips they sent home to parents asking parents to share any action seen #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:28 PM
@helen_morschel In theory... but in practice I don't set goals formally, I'm afraid #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:28 PM
A5 parents should know what they might be on the lookout for out of school #pypchat
travisattis
9:28 PM
@whatedsaid A5 Teacher mod, celebrated in spec. assemblies, class pres pres. evenings as well as newsletters, class blogs #pypchat
surreallyno
9:29 PM
Parents can and should be educated about the value of action. How else can they become observant and nurture it? #pypchat
mlrose14
9:29 PM
@HolliSinger Its likely already happening too! #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:29 PM
@mlrose14 @PiEdPYPer1 #pypchat we did this as well with our letters introducing a unit and gave parents some ideas to look for
jasongraham99
9:29 PM
A few minutes left in #pypchat! Have your last say on Q5.. How is action modeled and valued by teachers and parents?
jasongraham99
9:30 PM
Thanks everyone-! Im going to fix my Tweetdeck-...Yes I know its true-a poor carpenter blames the tools I know lol.. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:30 PM
Twitter lag definitely was a bit of an interruption to our flow tonight #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:30 PM
#pypchat action is valued by teachers by supporting students with autonomy and conceptual curriculum that allows exploration of issues
kassandraboyd
9:31 PM
Thx @jasongraham99 @whatedsaid for a fab job moderating, tech issues and all! #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:31 PM
The next #pypchat will be on 9 August. Post your discussion ideas here for future chats. http://t.co/NVbdpjgX
surreallyno
9:31 PM
RT @whatedsaid: If you have links or posts about action, add them to the wiki. We are building up nice collection of resources #pypchat http://t.co/04GqvYj0
whatedsaid
9:31 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: Twitter lag definitely was a bit of an interruption to our flow tonight #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:31 PM
Check out the resources page on the wiki and add your links too http://t.co/t7LRufDn #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:31 PM
If you have links or posts about action, add them to the wiki. We are building up nice collection of resources #pypchat http://t.co/04GqvYj0
jasongraham99
9:31 PM
Tonight’s #pypchat archive and resources will be posted here within 48hrs: http://t.co/1YgTCnwn
angie5112
9:31 PM
@jasongraham99 I agree but parents should know that they have to comeplet the learning , they are teachers too #pypchat
melmac6
9:31 PM
RT @PDin140orLESS: #pypchat action is valued by teachers by supporting students with autonomy and conceptual curriculum that allows exploration of issues
mlrose14
9:31 PM
RT @PDin140orLESS: #pypchat student-initiated inquiry is action and the action cycle impacts all stages of the inquiry cycle and is an inquiry cycle itself
mlrose14
9:32 PM
Thanks to @jasongraham99 for leading a lovely #pypchat focused on action!
angie5112
9:32 PM
RT @surreallyno: Parents can and should be educated about the value of action. How else can they become observant and nurture it? #pypchat
irantimega
9:32 PM
RT @surreallyno: Parents can and should be educated about the value of action. How else can they become observant and nurture it? #pypchat
angie5112
9:32 PM
RT @PDin140orLESS: @mlrose14 @PiEdPYPer1 #pypchat we did this as well with our letters introducing a unit and gave parents some ideas to look for
whatedsaid
9:32 PM
Next time #pypchat will be moderated by newest team member @Saigon_Eldred :-)
PDin140orLESS
9:32 PM
great job jason with moderating and thanks to all #pypchat
mlrose14
9:32 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: Twitter lag definitely was a bit of an interruption to our flow tonight #pypchat
melmac6
9:33 PM
Thanks @jasongraham99 @whatedsaid & all - another gr8 #pypchat
mlrose14
9:33 PM
and @whatedsaid too! #pypchat
StephenRaitman
9:33 PM
#pypchat As parent of Gr1 student. Action undertaken at school is demanded to be undertaken at home. At least for a few days to demonstrate.
MissLadyCaz
9:33 PM
Thank you for letting me participate tonight! #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:33 PM
Thanks to the behind the scenes #pypchat team @jennysfen @Dwyer_teacher @wholeboxndice @whatedsaid
HolliSinger
9:33 PM
@jasongraham99 @whatedsaid thanks! Goodnight all #pypchat
angie5112
9:34 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Next time #pypchat will be moderated by newest team member @Saigon_Eldred :-)
jasongraham99
9:34 PM
See you next time- dinner calls :) #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:34 PM
@StephenRaitman Steve, the school rule is the newest participant in #pypchat has to bring someone new in next time...
PiEdPYPer1
9:35 PM
#pypchat We have an action board right near the entry of the school. Teachers add to it all year. It makes a strong statement to parents.
mlrose14
9:35 PM
@tgaletti where are you??? #pypchat
angie5112
9:36 PM
Thanks to @jasongraham99 for leading the great #pypchat focused on action and many thanks for all.
irantimega
9:36 PM
Thanks all for #pypchat today. Will be late posting the illustrative reflection, am not able to upload anything recently :(
PiEdPYPer1
9:37 PM
#pypchat thanks Jason!
PDin140orLESS
9:37 PM
@irantimega Those illustrations are amazing. Even with a delay, we appreciate your work. Thanks #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:40 PM
Well done @jasongraham99 and the whole #pypchat backstage crew. Looking forward to @Saigon_Eldred having his time in th sun next fortnight.