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whatedsaid
8:28 PM
Welcome to #pypchat. Today’s topic: Central ideas for units of inquiry. (For non PYP folk, CI is the big enduring understanding.
jennysfen
8:29 PM
Hi All. Jennifer from Hong Kong - teach Grade 4 in a PYP school #pypchat
travisattis
8:29 PM
Still looking for a blogging and commenting buddies for my G5`s Any takers? #pypchat #edchat
wholeboxndice
8:29 PM
Looking forward to the next hour of #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:29 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Welcome to #pypchat. Today’s topic: Central ideas for units of inquiry. (For non PYP folk, CI is the big enduring unders ...
whatedsaid
8:29 PM
Introduce yourself. Tell us where are you and what your role is? #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
8:30 PM
hi ...Kelli- a PYP visual art teacher in Phnom Penh at a PYP school #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:30 PM
I'm teaching and learning coordinator in Melnourne, Australia #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:30 PM
Joining in from Brisbane, Australia. 4-6 Team Leader. #pypchat Welcome to the returning chatters and newbies!
whatedsaid
8:30 PM
@travisattis Will a Year 4 class do? @JinaBel28 is looking too #pypchat #edchat
jasongraham99
8:31 PM
@whatedsaid thanks Edna, Ill be participating as much as my connectivity allows tonight #pypchat
jocpyp
8:31 PM
Helo I'm here. I'm a year 6 teacher in Australia.#pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:31 PM
@travisattis yes #pypchat #edchat
jasongraham99
8:32 PM
Hi from Indonesia Grade 1 #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:32 PM
Hello from The Hague, PYP curriculum manager here.
jennysfen
8:33 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Not many here, but let's kick off with Q1. What are the characteristics of a 'sound' central idea? #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:34 PM
For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:35 PM
Q1 open to many interpretations; inviting to different learning styles #pypchat
jennysfen
8:35 PM
A1 It must be engaging & challenging - something that can sustain inquiries from various perspectives and levels #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
8:35 PM
Must be a bigger concept not a topic #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:35 PM
A1 Global reach #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
8:36 PM
“@whatedsaid: A1 Conceptual, transferable, universal”. I agree that is a better way to say it! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:36 PM
A1: #pypchat Conceptual. Flexible.
noahbeaumont
8:36 PM
Q.1 Accessible to all #pypchat
travisattis
8:36 PM
@jennysfen @whatedsaid A1. Many characteristics but best is "Its timeless". #pypchat
jennysfen
8:36 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q1 open to many interpretations; inviting to different learning styles #pypchat Agree!
kassandraboyd
8:36 PM
A1 provokes student interest and engagement with inquiry #pypchat
JinaBel28
8:36 PM
#pypchat I'm the Yr 4 teacher and I'm here.
travisattis
8:37 PM
A1. Many characteristics but best is "Its timeless". #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:37 PM
#pypchat Not too narrow. Has to allow for a diversity of explorations.
whatedsaid
8:37 PM
A1 Conceptual, engaging, transferable, universal #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:38 PM
Annabelle here, APYPC from BINUS in Jakarta. #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
8:38 PM
A1 have depth so learners go explore their own directions #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:38 PM
@whatedsaid spot on! #pypchat
jennysfen
8:38 PM
We're discussing Q1. What are the characteristics of a 'sound' central idea? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:39 PM
@JoyVillamarin Welcome Annabelle. We are talking Q1: what are the chracteristics of a sound Central Idea?. #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:39 PM
@jennysfen @dwyerteacher Agree! Must be worth exploring and transferable. #pypchat
jennysfen
8:39 PM
@travisattis True - if it is an important conceptual understanding, it was important long ago and will be important in the future #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:39 PM
A1 'sound' ci's allow students to build understanding of the relevant transdisciplinary theme. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:39 PM
RT @jocpyp: It can be investigated at any level. It has depth for inquiry. It is a neutral statement. It contains big ideas. #pypchat
jocpyp
8:39 PM
It can be investigated at any level. It has depth for inquiry. It is a neutral statement. It contains big ideas. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:39 PM
@JoyVillamarin Hi and welcome. First time? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:40 PM
@DwyerTeacher My tweetdeck not happy either! #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:40 PM
#iben #pypchat Now I am connected… Had to unprotect my tweets...
Clare_In_Tokyo
8:40 PM
#pypchat I think the students have to be able to come to a good understanding of it, so accessible
jennysfen
8:40 PM
RT @kassandraboyd: A1 'sound' ci's allow students to build understanding of the relevant transdisciplinary theme. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:40 PM
@kassandraboyd Oh yes :-) Don't judge us for what we forget to say! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:40 PM
my tweetdeck feed is really odd tonight, not seeing much #pypchat
jennysfen
8:41 PM
@teachernz Enjoy the conversation! #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:41 PM
@whatedsaid I'm here as me, not my role. :) no judgements, committed to building understanding together...miss being in a school #pypchat
chrisonmosby
8:41 PM
#pypchat Good morning from Washington DC. Getting ready to teach for early AM college English class.
whatedsaid
8:41 PM
@teachernz Hi Lurker #pypchat
teachernz
8:41 PM
Lurking #pypchat
brettelockyer
8:42 PM
#pypchat Would you say that a strong central idea often links in easily to other central ideas? Interwoven learning throughout a school yr?
teachernz
8:42 PM
RT @Kelli_Cody: A1 have depth so learners go explore their own directions #pypchat
JinaBel28
8:42 PM
#pypchat A1 It can be connected to in many ways - interpreted and internalised by all students
jennysfen
8:42 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Q2. What are your tips for working towards a sound central idea? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:42 PM
@chrisonmosby Great to have you! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:43 PM
We are on Q2. What are your tips for working towards a sound central idea? #pypchat
jennysfen
8:43 PM
@brettelockyer interesting observation. I think that when you have big enduring understandings it is easier to make connections #pypchat
noahbeaumont
8:43 PM
Collaboration voicing ideas clarifying with others different lenses #pypchat
jocpyp
8:43 PM
Make a checklist of all necessary elements and use it once CI is created #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:43 PM
@brettelockyer good question. I think links can be made via the transdip themes #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:43 PM
@mlrose14 Hi Miranda!! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:43 PM
@brettelockyer Interesting... They don't always, but great when connections can be made #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:43 PM
#pypchat CI need to have a certain level of uncovering. Something not easy to answer... Worth exploring.
teachernz
8:43 PM
RT @kassandraboyd: A1 provokes student interest and engagement with inquiry #pypchat
mlrose14
8:43 PM
Hi from Accra! Miranda Rose, PYP coordinator here- in between collaborative meetings. #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:44 PM
RT @whatedsaid: We are on Q2. What are your tips for working towards a sound central idea? #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:44 PM
@jennysfen @whatedsaid revisit it several times over the arc of the inquiry asking "How is the way we read this changing?" #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:44 PM
RT @JinaBel28: #pypchat A1 It can be connected to in many ways - interpreted and internalised by all students #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:44 PM
@noahbeaumont hey there he is! Welcome #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:44 PM
Always think it's important to put aside the idea of 'Where you want to take the students" rather "Where can the students take me" #pypchat
jennysfen
8:44 PM
@noahbeaumont welcome to the chat! #pypchat
tgaletti
8:44 PM
Not participating today but reading along when I get a chance ;) #pypchat
jennysfen
8:45 PM
A2 Sharing a possible idea for a central idea with many others - different perspectives and thinking out loud #pypchat
brettelockyer
8:45 PM
@jennysfen #pypchat Ah yes, thanks for growing my thinking. Big enduring understandings - sounds tasty!
travisattis
8:45 PM
A2 Its transdisciplinary. Subject specialists working with classroom teachers. Shared common understandings. #pypchat
mlrose14
8:45 PM
Q2: We try to ensure that CI's are grounded in concepts. #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:46 PM
@wholeboxndice Yep - the CI needs to be generative not restrictive. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:46 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Q3 is connected to #2, so attack them together if you like: Q3. How do you collaborate on creating a central idea? #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
8:46 PM
A2 remembering what is is we want learners to come away with and build on over the PYP #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:46 PM
Q3 is connected to #2, so attack them together if you like: Q3. How do you collaborate on creating a central idea? #pypchat
mlrose14
8:46 PM
@jennysfen @brettelockyer I agree- and there is room for in-depth inquiry #pypchat
chrisonmosby
8:47 PM
#pypchat This discussion makes me miss teaching younger kids! I learned so much content from our studies.
whatedsaid
8:47 PM
A2 I t helps to start with concepts (in the broad sense, big ideas) and build your CI from those #pypchat
mlrose14
8:48 PM
Q3. Look at different examples of CI's has helped us revise our CI's. Have reviewed CI's in grade teams and with whole staff... #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:48 PM
@thammerlund we work together on creating them usually. I think the process is important #pypchat
brettelockyer
8:48 PM
@kjinquiry #pypchat The continual revisiting allows us to 'come to know', yes? My young learners add examples as we revisit daily.
DwyerTeacher
8:48 PM
@jennysfen argument and disaggrement are healthy though! #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
8:48 PM
RT @jennysfen: A2/3 Yes - you need a village to develop a sound central idea ;-) Collaboration really is vital #pypchat
jennysfen
8:48 PM
A2/3 Yes - you need a village to develop a sound central idea ;-) Collaboration really is vital #pypchat
thammerlund
8:48 PM
In most IB schools do the teachers work together on creating the CI? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:48 PM
Something that opens many pathways of inquiry #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:48 PM
Want to try as part of our POI review to have CIs up for all staff to see and ask them to postit "Where does this take you?" #pypchat
teachernz
8:48 PM
@wholeboxndice that’s my viewpoint too, but we are still expected to set fixed outcomes :-( #pypchat
noahbeaumont
8:49 PM
Q3. Putting ideas on the table but being able and willing to take them off #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:49 PM
@teachernz Yeah, we have the same with Oz curric. things to meet. We have found ways to allow openness, but still tick boxes. #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:49 PM
@whatedsaid toss it around, keep it flexible rather than fixed,challenge and critique it. They can become a bit precious" at times! #pypchat
jennysfen
8:49 PM
@DwyerTeacher absolutely - struggling through the process of developing a CI is an important part of the collaboration. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:49 PM
@clairepyp Hi! Add the #pypchat hashtag to appear in the stream :-)
kassandraboyd
8:49 PM
Definitely! RT @jennysfen: A2/3 Yes - you need a village to develop a sound central idea ;-) Collaboration really is vital #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:49 PM
@thammerlund Yes usually as part of collaborative planning #pypchat
teachernz
8:50 PM
@wholeboxndice good to know it can still be done #pypchat
brettelockyer
8:50 PM
@DwyerTeacher #pypchat Yes,nice phrase. Many pathways which are united under CI. So Ss can compare, generalise, accept new points of view.
whatedsaid
8:50 PM
Hang on wall in our planning room: RT @noahbeaumont: Q3. Putting ideas on the table but being able and willing to take them off #pypchat
mlrose14
8:50 PM
@whatedsaid Do you think you should be able to see the pyp concepts or related concepts in a CI? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:50 PM
Let your own thinking evolve as the planning evolves #pypchat
clairepyp
8:51 PM
@kjinquiry @whatedsaid #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:51 PM
Q2/3 Don't get too attached to "what's always been done"...
jennysfen
8:51 PM
@noahbeaumont A good point - you need to be within a team where trust and respect allow for risk-taking and oopen debate of ideas #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:51 PM
The collaborative review process is important, it is also a good lesson being challenged if the climate is right. #pypchat
JinaBel28
8:51 PM
#pypchat teachers who are part of creating the central idea allow themselves to go on the journey with the learners.
mlrose14
8:51 PM
@kjinquiry @whatedsaid Ownership is a funny thing! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:52 PM
@wholeboxndice In a workshop I was at, we looked at same CI in different TD themes too! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:52 PM
@whatedsaid like an artist starting with a blank canvas #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:52 PM
@kassandraboyd Yep. People do get precious. #pypchat
kjinquiry
8:52 PM
@kassandraboyd hear hear! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:52 PM
@kassandraboyd Getting attached :-) That's why my favourite thing in facilitating planning is to start with a blank planner! #pypchat
mlrose14
8:52 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Let your own thinking evolve as the planning evolves #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:52 PM
@mlrose14 @whatedsaid I love it when someone takes a CI and relates how they would engage with a different concept than I thought. #pypchat
Clare_In_Tokyo
8:52 PM
#pypchat Yes, if it's not working one year, review and remodel
kjinquiry
8:52 PM
@DwyerTeacher - yes. And be willing to review and revise from year to year to ensure ownership and energy #pypchat
jennysfen
8:52 PM
@JinaBel28 So true! By working as a collaborative team we are doing what we ask of our students. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:53 PM
@whatedsaid @kassandraboyd We did an entirely blank slate on Y5 to review and ended up with such an engaging POI. #pypchat
brettelockyer
8:53 PM
@kassandraboyd #pypchat Yep, ain't each group of learners different? N I am a different learner too each year.
teachernz
8:53 PM
RT @kassandraboyd: Q2/3 Don't get too attached to "what's always been done"...
teachernz
8:53 PM
RT @JinaBel28: #pypchat teachers who are part of creating the central idea allow themselves to go on the journey with the learners.
jennysfen
8:54 PM
@whatedsaid @kassandraboyd Starting w/ a blank planner is 1 of R essential agreements. Must srt w/ reflections from old planner #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:54 PM
RT @clairepyp: #pypchat What do you do when you realise that the CI is not really working well. Do you change it midway?
kjinquiry
8:54 PM
@DwyerTeacher @whatedsaid nice analogy and hi all by the way #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:54 PM
@whatedsaid Yeah I like that. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:54 PM
I remember a wheel with the key concepts in two layers outside and when you rotated it it created a completely different looking CI #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:54 PM
@clairepyp @kjinquiry @whatedsaid Would not change it midway but make reflections and change it b4 next... #pypchat
Clare_In_Tokyo
8:55 PM
@edna #pypchat I don't change midway but reflect ad adjust after the unit
wholeboxndice
8:55 PM
We need all staff engaged in our POI discussions, CI review because reality is, from year to year, we could shift year levels. #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:55 PM
#pypchat finally made it! Sarah here in Hong Kong... will take a mo to catch up!
mlrose14
8:55 PM
@jennysfen This is so important! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:55 PM
@whatedsaid I would ask first it is the CI that is the problem, maybe it is something else ?#pypchat
whatedsaid
8:55 PM
Q4. How is the central idea communicated in your class and your teaching? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:55 PM
@kjinquiry Hi Kath, we missed you last time #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:55 PM
@clairepyp @kjinquiry @whatedsaid think we need to give things time in order to see the final impact... #pypchat
villaborella
8:56 PM
I think u would follow through on the strength of concepts & lines of inquiry #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:56 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Q4. How is the central idea communicated in your class and your teaching? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:56 PM
@SarahHHK Welcome Sarah! #pypchat
jennysfen
8:56 PM
@SarahHHK Glad you made it! #pypchat we are discussing Q4. How is the central idea communicated in your class and your teaching?
jasongraham99
8:56 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Q4. How is the central idea communicated in your class and your teaching? #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:56 PM
It is a different time, different kids, everything has changed. #pypchat
jennysfen
8:57 PM
@brettelockyer we reflect throughout the unit and add these to the planner as we go #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:57 PM
@brettelockyer No, can't leave reflection till the end. Our best units are when we meet and reflect along the way #pypchat
mlrose14
8:57 PM
Q4. Lots of discussion about this- to share with Ss or to let them uncover the CI themselves.. #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:57 PM
@whatedsaid sometimes we don't explicitly refer to the CI. There has been too much parrot style repetition of them before #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:57 PM
@brettelockyer ongoing! #pypchat
brettelockyer
8:57 PM
@jennysfen #pypchat Ah, reflection as most important stage of planning! Is this best done at end of unit? Must allow time for this.
kjinquiry
8:58 PM
@Clare_In_Tokyo @edna identifying gaps or problems with the CI can be shared with students. They suggest how it could be re written #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:58 PM
Deeply problematic! RT @sherrattsam: and even people believing students are "getting it" if they can say the CI word for word #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:58 PM
@whatedsaid A5 Yes #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:58 PM
Interested to hear all the answers to A4. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:58 PM
Sorry, folks, the questions are intertwined! Q5. Should students be encouraged to unravel the CI themselves? #pypchat
sherrattsam
8:58 PM
@whatedsaid and even people believing students are "getting it" if they can say the CI word for word #pypchat
mlrose14
8:58 PM
@sherrattsam @whatedsaid I agree! If Ss understand what it means and the concepts embedded why parrot it? #pypchat
thammerlund
8:58 PM
@brettelockyer I like to write down my thoughts as I am going so I don't forget them. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:58 PM
@sherrattsam I agree, so let me throw out Q4 Q5. Should students be encouraged to unravel the CI themselves? #pypchat #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:58 PM
@sherrattsam I agree, at times it just floats in the background... #pypchat
kassandraboyd
8:58 PM
A4 I always liked posting it for discussion or asking students to puzzle it together and post...know others don't like posting... #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:59 PM
Ugh I am a bad moderator! I want 3 Qs at once because they interconnect... but not the best on twitter chat. Sorry! #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
8:59 PM
#pypchat A3 CI is in the prefront of all teaching. Children reflect on it all the time.
mlrose14
8:59 PM
RT @kassandraboyd: @clairepyp @kjinquiry @whatedsaid think we need to give things time in order to see the final impact... #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:00 PM
I tend to use the CI as our compass. We can take it different ways with LOI, but it helps keep our bearings. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:00 PM
I love kids figuring out the CI themselves. Anyone done that. At what stage in the unit? #pypchat
jennysfen
9:00 PM
A5 Yes-encouraging Ss to continue going back to CI with their new understandings and to see what has changed. Can't wait til end #pypchat
teachernz
9:00 PM
@mlrose14 I think you have plant peripheral seeds for students to nurture #pypchat
thammerlund
9:00 PM
A5 Yes, but how would you go about this? (It depends on the unit) #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:00 PM
We have been developing a conceptual visual to represent the essence of a CI and using that with kids instead. #pypchat
SarahHHK
9:00 PM
#pypchat I think it's more important that Ss can discuss central idea in their own words
7Mrsjames
9:00 PM
RT @whatedsaid: #pypchat is a fortnightly chat by IB primary years educators, for anyone. Today's topic is a bit #ibpyp specific though.
travisattis
9:00 PM
A5 Love eavesdropping on students interpreting CI to each other! #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:00 PM
Often students arent involved in the creation or even reflection of the CI #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:01 PM
@whatedsaid I did it at the end, they were trying to write their own every week. was interesting to see how their ideas changed #pypchat
kjinquiry
9:01 PM
@sherrattsam @whatedsaid Each student will "understand" the idea in their own way and at different levels. That's the challenge. #pypchat
CatherineRHart
9:01 PM
@wholeboxndice #pypchat important thing is central idea evident in practice - not just rhetori
whatedsaid
9:01 PM
@sherrattsam Can you share an example of your conceptual rubric? Now or later... #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:01 PM
RT @sherrattsam: @whatedsaid and even people believing students are "getting it" if they can say the CI word for word #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
9:01 PM
#pypchat A5. Chn should be guided to unravel the CI. Teachers model, especially in the lower primary.
mlrose14
9:01 PM
A4 or A5... If we tell them the CI how is it the enduring understanding? #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
9:01 PM
A4/5 some of our classes have them posted on the wall, reworded in the learners words ... But some unravel CI on their own #pypchat
jennysfen
9:02 PM
RT @jasongraham99: Often students arent involved in the creation or even reflection of the CI #pypchat Yes- this becomes evident during pypX
whatedsaid
9:02 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: I did it at the end, they were trying to write their own every week. interesting to see how their ideas changed #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
9:02 PM
@whatedsaid @sherrattsam would love to see this conceptual visual #pypchat
travisattis
9:02 PM
Yes reciting CI no good. Inquiring in to what it could possibly mean is. @whatedsaid @sherrattsam #pypchat
SarahHHK
9:02 PM
RT @whatedsaid: I love kids figuring out the CI themselves. Anyone done that. At what stage in the unit? #pypchat I want to try this!!!
whatedsaid
9:02 PM
@mlrose14 I think as people dev better understanding of inquiry, they realise that! #pypchat
kjinquiry
9:03 PM
@JoyVillamarin But I believe this can happen too early - as if the idea has to be 'taught' then investigated...#pypchat
brettelockyer
9:03 PM
@whatedsaid Arrggh,the wkly team planning process gallops on. Listticking. Regular collab reflection not yet in our team toolbox. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:03 PM
What does it mean for you now in this moment and time? is a great leading question #pypchat because it will change!
jasongraham99
9:03 PM
Often CI understandings become evident after the unit 'finished' Its an individual thing #pypchat
BelleVillamarin
9:03 PM
#pypchat. How about "structuring" so the children think they own construction of CI? And exploring on a more personal level?
wholeboxndice
9:03 PM
I think that the Ss being able to relate all of our activity and inquiry back to the CI independently is important. Not reciting #pypchat
villaborella
9:03 PM
I am working through it now ....slowly. But it feels authentic. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:04 PM
@kjinquiry @JoyVillamarin Oh yes!! Such a common mistake. Teach the idea, then have kids inquire. #pypchat
travisattis
9:04 PM
@whatedsaid Yes! Approx. Sorting Out - Finding Out stage #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:04 PM
@CatherineRHart Yeah that 'lived not laminated' idea. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:04 PM
@wholeboxndice And even better if your awesome provocations get them thinking and exploring so they figure out the CI themselves #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:05 PM
@BruceFerrington @kjinquiry @sherrattsam Teacher has to really listen to where the kids are at... #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:05 PM
A learning challenge for Y5 tchrs we are taking on is have one class provide the CI at the start and one create it over the UOI #pypchat
mlrose14
9:05 PM
@DwyerTeacher @whatedsaid I have don't this too throughout the unit... #pypchat
teachernz
9:06 PM
@brettelockyer snap :-( #pypchat but it’ll happen eventually. Resistance is futile. ;-)
wholeboxndice
9:06 PM
Is there a right way or wrong way? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:06 PM
http://t.co/1iuICJ39 my experiment with trying to Guess the CI #pypchat I ended up not showing the actual one, because the kids were better
mlrose14
9:06 PM
@kjinquiry @sherrattsam @whatedsaid Also the beauty! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:06 PM
@BruceFerrington Hi Bruce. Add the #pypchat hashtag
mlrose14
9:07 PM
@DwyerTeacher I loved this and a few teachers tried it our last year as a result of your post! THANKS! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:07 PM
@kjinquiry i prefer questions too #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:07 PM
RT @kjinquiry: @JoyVillamarin But I believe this can happen too early - as if the idea has to be 'taught' then investigated...#pypchat
whatedsaid
9:07 PM
@brettelockyer You should teach with us :-) #pypchat
kjinquiry
9:07 PM
@whatedsaid @JoyVillamarin that's why I like displaying a provocative question instead - invites a journey toward understanding. #pypchat
Mallocup
9:07 PM
@DwyerTeacher I like that.. #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:07 PM
@whatedsaid Sorry I'm late! #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:07 PM
RT @whatedsaid @kjinquiry @JoyVillamarin Teach the idea, then have kids inquire. #pypchat how often have we all done that? Oh dear.
teachernz
9:07 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: http://t.co/1iuICJ39 my experiment with trying to Guess the CI #pypchat I ended up not showing the actual one, because ...
wholeboxndice
9:07 PM
@DwyerTeacher Nice. Makes for great reflection. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:07 PM
@wholeboxndice No! The whole point is people think there is a right way and a wrong way. There are many ways!! #pypchat
clairepyp
9:08 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice #pypchat
thammerlund
9:08 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Should the CI be a question? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:08 PM
I admit I didn't think this would be a good #pypchat topic. I was wrong!
BelleVillamarin
9:08 PM
#pypchat provocations matter so much!
wholeboxndice
9:08 PM
@whatedsaid My thoughts exactly. We should be encouraging this in our staff rooms and classrooms. #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:08 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: http://t.co/1iuICJ39 my experiment with trying to Guess the CI #pypchat I ended up not showing the actual one, because ...
clairepyp
9:08 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:08 PM
Should the CI be a question? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:09 PM
As a new workshop leader, I think the 'not only one right way' message will be premium for me!@wholeboxndice #pypchat
jennysfen
9:09 PM
@clairepyp Agreed - questions drive any inquiry #pypchat
kjinquiry
9:09 PM
@DwyerTeacher yes - it doesn't mean you don't have a CI but it is revealed (even revised) rather than announced? #pypchat
Mallocup
9:09 PM
Where's Frost?!? #pypchat
mlrose14
9:09 PM
RT @travisattis: A5 Love eavesdropping on students interpreting CI to each other! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:10 PM
@whatedsaid It's the environment we have created...the dialogue trumps all! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:10 PM
@hurleyinchina Or you could join us at #pypchat !
DwyerTeacher
9:10 PM
@kjinquiry it leads to multiple "answers" as well #pypchat
thammerlund
9:10 PM
Are there rules that it has to be a statement? I have heard both sides. RT: @DwyerTeacher: Should the CI be a question? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:10 PM
RT @kjinquiry: @DwyerTeacher yes - it doesn't mean you don't have a CI but it is revealed (even revised) rather than announced? #pypchat
hurleyinchina
9:10 PM
Checking out "Information Literary versus Inquiry" on IASL Meeting Place: http://t.co/T7Hs9h9w #pypchat #tlchat
SarahHHK
9:11 PM
A8. I have wasted way too many minutes in meetings discussing the wording of the CI... #pypchat
mlrose14
9:11 PM
@whatedsaid Indeed important- you will see many different ways- and rightfully so! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:11 PM
Q7. How important is the wording of the CI? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:11 PM
@whatedsaid Good to hear. #pypchat
jennysfen
9:11 PM
@hurleyinchina thanks for sharing the link. wWe'll add it to the #pypchat wiki.
whatedsaid
9:12 PM
@DwyerTeacher Often the semantics do matter, Sir! #pypchat
brettelockyer
9:12 PM
#pypchat Provocations planned with the gorgeous wonderful learner profile in mind.
hurleyinchina
9:12 PM
@whatedsaid Thanks for the reminder! Here now. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:12 PM
@SarahHHK Hahaha! I know the feeling, sometimes it is justified, others it is just semartics #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:12 PM
@SarahHHK I think the wording can take long but make or break a unit sometimes. Worth it. #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:12 PM
As David Perkins says, "we are sense makers, and our most powerful tool is conversation" #pypchat
tgaletti
9:12 PM
RT @whatedsaid: As a new workshop leader, I think the 'not only one right way' message will be premium for me!@wholeboxndice #pypchat
Mallocup
9:12 PM
@whatedsaid Have said it before: 2 concepts and an active verb. (very important..) #pypchat
melmac6
9:12 PM
RT @kjinquiry: @DwyerTeacher yes - it doesn't mean you don't have a CI but it is revealed (even revised) rather than announced? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:12 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Q7. How important is the wording of the CI? #pypchat
mlrose14
9:12 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: @whatedsaid It's the environment we have created...the dialogue trumps all! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:12 PM
Question vs statement CI conversation has some great scope in itself. #pypchat
kjinquiry
9:12 PM
@jennysfen @clairepyp yes It is actually the deft combination of both questions AND clarity of conceptual goals that makes it work #pypchat
Mallocup
9:13 PM
should teacher be able to (allowed to) change the wording of a CI? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:13 PM
A8: Semantics in the wording do tend to take time, but also can make a big difference. #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:13 PM
A7 Ahh, that moment though when the CI 'clicks' for everyone...amazing and so empowering 4 tchrs. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:13 PM
@whatedsaid often they are cultural differences diguised in our perspectives on what words mean, maam ;) #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:13 PM
@hurleyinchina How important is the wording of the CI? #pypchat
mlrose14
9:13 PM
Have to jet- great topic- great moderating Edna! Until next time from Accra... #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:14 PM
Who do we write the CIs for? #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:14 PM
RT @kassandraboyd: A7 Ahh, that moment though when the CI 'clicks' for everyone...amazing and so empowering 4 tchrs. #pypchat
jennysfen
9:14 PM
@SarahHHK I hear ya! If the conceptual Us R clear, wordsmithing doesn't have to derail mtgs. Ss break it down to understand anyway #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:14 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: A8: Semantics in the wording do tend to take time, but also can make a big difference. #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:14 PM
@SarahHHK but if teachers can't work out what it means and how to express it, how can they guide learning? #pypchat
SarahHHK
9:15 PM
RT @hurleyinchina: CI is vital but don't want to get too caught up in the wording. Concepts need to drive inquiry. #pypchat I agree!
whatedsaid
9:15 PM
RT @sherrattsam: @SarahHHK but if teachers can't work out what it means and how to express it, how can they guide learning? #pypchat
jennysfen
9:15 PM
Gr8 feeling! RT @kassandraboyd: A7 Ahh, that moment though when the CI 'clicks' for everyone...amazing and so empowering 4 tchrs. #pypchat
hurleyinchina
9:15 PM
CI is vital but don't want to get too caught up in the wording. Concepts need to drive inquiry. #pypchat
teachernz
9:15 PM
“@wholeboxndice: @whatedsaid It's the environment we have created...the dialogue trumps all! #pypchat” yes! The dialogue is central
whatedsaid
9:15 PM
@wholeboxndice Ourselves? :-) #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:15 PM
@lsacker Your tweets are not showing because you are missing a letter in the hashtag #pypchat
Clare_In_Tokyo
9:16 PM
#pypchat for our kids - make them understandable and conceptualI believe
Mallocup
9:16 PM
Think I might just leave this here.. #pypchat http://t.co/QANr3ciX
wholeboxndice
9:16 PM
@whatedsaid Yeah, I mean is it for us as tchrs? For those that like to have them written on the wall in staff rm, for our Ss? #pypchat
travisattis
9:16 PM
RT @hurleyinchina: CI is vital but don't want to get too caught up in the wording. Concepts need to drive inquiry. #pypchat
toughLoveforx
9:16 PM
RT @whatedsaid: @wholeboxndice Ourselves? :-) #pypchat
toughLoveforx
9:16 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: Who do we write the CIs for? #pypchat
clairepyp
9:16 PM
@Mallocup @whatedsaid #pypchat
brettelockyer
9:16 PM
@sherrattsam #pypchat Working out CI with colleagues important step. Worth investing time to clarify n respectfully challenge assumptions
kassandraboyd
9:16 PM
@Mallocup definitely! tchrs need that ownership but the question is when... #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:17 PM
RT @brettelockyer: @sherrattsam #pypchat Working out CI with colleagues important step. Worth investing time to clarify n respectfully c ...
Mallocup
9:17 PM
@wholeboxndice the pyp coordinator and the visiting team.. #jk #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:17 PM
@clairepyp It's like the Lynn Erickson model . Will show you tomorrow! #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:17 PM
@hurleyinchina but then how do you know which concepts are powerful if not sure what the CI is about? #pypchat
simreilly
9:17 PM
@whatedsaid I used that idea in a team meeting & teachers couldn't believe all their one word answers were facts, not concepts #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:17 PM
@whatedsaid @sherrattsam #pypchat And the word may not be an ENGLISH word, it might come from another language...
wholeboxndice
9:17 PM
Do you use the concepts in the wording? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:18 PM
@Mallocup lol Joke as you may....sometimes you wonder don't you. #pypchat
hurleyinchina
9:18 PM
@sherrattsam Have to know CI but don't want to get too overwhelmed but it & set concepts aside #pypchat
jennysfen
9:18 PM
RT @brettelockyer: @sherrattsam #pypchat Back to the importance of collaboration.The struggle of getting to the heart of an idea(concepts)
whatedsaid
9:18 PM
@simreilly Hi Sim! Yes! And we had one year level where everyone thought the unit was about smthing different. Helps us grow! #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:18 PM
@BruceFerrington love it! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:19 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Q8. What do you do if the students take the inquiry in a different direction from the CI? #pypchat
Mallocup
9:19 PM
@wholeboxndice I do try and ensure that our concepts are explicitly written into the CI.. #pypchat Micro concepts..
BruceFerrington
9:19 PM
@whatedsaid #pypchat Redefine the CI
simreilly
9:19 PM
@sherrattsam @whatedsaid not really so strange Sam when some are just beginning inquiry approach. The units are conceptual tho #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:19 PM
Q8. What do you do if the students take the inquiry in a different direction from the CI? #pypchat
jennysfen
9:19 PM
RT @BruceFerrington: @whatedsaid @sherrattsam #pypchat And the word may not be an ENGLISH word, it might come from another language...
sherrattsam
9:20 PM
@whatedsaid q8 I guess we have to ask if the CI was too narrow in the first place #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:20 PM
@whatedsaid I think this is a question that we face daily. #pypchat
hurleyinchina
9:20 PM
@sherrattsam In some planning meetings I've attended people get bogged down in wording of CI #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
9:20 PM
A8- as long as the concepts are there isn't it fine? #pypchat
lsacker
9:20 PM
@whatedsaid #pypchat @sherrattsam one word been the tool that often shifts thinking
sherrattsam
9:21 PM
@simreilly @whatedsaid I would be really interested to see the CI and the words! #pypchat
simreilly
9:21 PM
A8 I think relevance is important. Happy to go off in different directions while staying true to the theme #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:21 PM
@sherrattsam ohhh good answer! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:22 PM
hahaha RT @sherrattsam: @hurleyinchina in almost every single one I have attended that has happened. And it was me! #pypchat
hurleyinchina
9:22 PM
@whatedsaid If students head in a different direction then concepts can still follow them there #pypchat
Namastececi
9:22 PM
@wholeboxndice @whatedsaid I think it is for us teachers to help guide stds. Took us 3 yrs to rework our current ci. Now it works. #pypchat
clairepyp
9:22 PM
@simreilly @sherrattsam @whatedsaid #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:22 PM
RT @simreilly: A8 I think relevance is important. Happy to go off in different directions while staying true to the theme #pypchat
jennysfen
9:22 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Q8. What do you do if the students take the inquiry in a different direction from the CI? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:22 PM
@sherrattsam @simreilly Me too (it's not my question, I'm just the moderator) #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:22 PM
@hurleyinchina in almost every single one I have attended that has happened. And it was me! #pypchat
simreilly
9:22 PM
@sherrattsam @whatedsaid well an example is that one unit was reduced to the "nana" unit :) #pypchat
Mallocup
9:22 PM
A8 Depends how far removed their inquiries are.. #pypchat
jennysfen
9:22 PM
@whatedsaid @simreilly I have an old blog post about that http://t.co/wBULxLIS #pypchat
travisattis
9:23 PM
A8. Get on board and enjoy the ride!! Making sure its encompassing of concepts and possibly some of enduring underst. #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:23 PM
@DwyerTeacher @whatedsaid we often spend too much time on wording and notenough time on discussing ways to help develop understdng #pypchat
Mallocup
9:23 PM
A8 Promote inquiry at all costs, but sometimes you have to get creative. Library time and HW?? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:23 PM
@sherrattsam @whatedsaid good point Sam. What makes us define it as off topic anyway? If we are off topic, why did we have a topic? #pypchat
Mallocup
9:24 PM
@jasongraham99 @DwyerTeacher @whatedsaid what jason said.. #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:24 PM
@jasongraham99 @DwyerTeacher @whatedsaid #pypchat Agree - more time to discuss what we mean - and include Ss (and parents?) in conversation
hurleyinchina
9:24 PM
@whatedsaid @sherrattsam Ok, to be honest, me too! #pypchat #bogging
DwyerTeacher
9:24 PM
@jasongraham99 I also think the wording is just different words but implied meaning is the same, it then turns into a word fight #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:24 PM
A8 CIs should be flexible enough to allow for student inquiries, for all levels but particularly in early yrs #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:24 PM
@clairepyp But now we make sure in advance. It was a great learning moment for us! @simreilly @sherrattsam #pypchat
Mallocup
9:25 PM
@travisattis A8 ageed: connect conceptually.. #pypchat
lsacker
9:25 PM
@jasongraham99 #pypchat i think that happens inside the unit not before.
wholeboxndice
9:25 PM
Used to lv 'my old days' tch Y1. Whatever was interesting is what we explored. Bees nest outside the room? lets inquire into that! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:25 PM
@BruceFerrington yes, where are the Ss in the planning process? #pypchat
simreilly
9:25 PM
@clairepyp @sherrattsam @whatedsaid it's scarier as a coordinator waiting for the answer, trust me :) #pypchat
jennysfen
9:26 PM
@wholeboxndice Me too! My favourite book about that is Black Ants & Buddhists #pypchat
hurleyinchina
9:26 PM
@sherrattsam @whatedsaid Like idea of being flexible enough to adjust CI on the fly #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:26 PM
@wholeboxndice Hahah! Tanuki in the garden http://t.co/Hr8toXvK #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:26 PM
@hurleyinchina @whatedsaid ha ha ha... This is turning into a confessional! #pypchat
brettelockyer
9:26 PM
#pypchat Why do we come together in schools, in classes? We make meaning together. Off-topic inquiry = Ss' making their own meaning?
whatedsaid
9:26 PM
@clairepyp Are you hooked on #pypchat yet?
jasongraham99
9:27 PM
RT @BruceFerrington: @jasongraham99 @DwyerTeacher @whatedsaid #pypchat Agree - more time to discuss what we mean - and include Ss (and p ...
wholeboxndice
9:27 PM
@whatedsaid @clairepyp @simreilly @sherrattsam I am definitely going to be doing that at our POI review #pypchat
lsacker
9:27 PM
#pypchat @sherrattsam @whatedsaid hmm another alternative. More learning for students if we do that
simreilly
9:27 PM
we looked at Lyn Ericksons 3 levels of generalizations - 1 teacher argued well that it is ok to start with a level 1 & build up #pypchat
jennysfen
9:27 PM
RT @brettelockyer: #pypchat Why do we come together in schools, in classes? We make meaning together. Off-topic inquiry = Ss' making the ...
sherrattsam
9:28 PM
RT @hurleyinchina @sherrattsam @whatedsaid Like idea of being flexible enough to adjust CI on the fly #pypchat is PYP coord that flexible?
Mallocup
9:28 PM
@whatedsaid @clairepyp It's like the Lynn Erickson model . Will show you tomorrow! #pypchat There are others?? :)
nat_ross
9:28 PM
Sometimes we come up with a better CI in the middle of a unit #pypchat
brettelockyer
9:28 PM
@DwyerTeacher @BruceFerrington #pypchat Ss in planning process: in the least, tchrs designing inquiry based on what they know abt their Ss
kassandraboyd
9:28 PM
Great book! RT @jennysfen: @wholeboxndice Me too! My favourite book about that is Black Ants & Buddhists #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:28 PM
@DwyerTeacher Yes, that is what I love. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:28 PM
Nice CI! RT @sherrattsam: "by gaining a big picture understanding, we can live with the future in mind" #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:28 PM
by gaining a big picture understanding, we can live with the future in mind #pypchat
simreilly
9:29 PM
@sherrattsam yes but need to put that into practical, achievable steps for teachers #pypchat
jennysfen
9:30 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice I love the idea of a global collaborative UOI - I am in!! #pypchat
hurleyinchina
9:30 PM
A9 Have to admit CI often seem clunky to me. Have to be a poet to write a truly good one: well-wrought urn #pypchat
jennysfen
9:30 PM
RT @BruceFerrington: #pypchat Agree - more time to discuss what we mean - and include Ss (and parents?) in conversation #cdnishk
sherrattsam
9:30 PM
ideas and actions can shift thinking and change the course of history #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:30 PM
IMPORTANT #pypchat question: Who's up for a global collaborative UOI? I think @wholeboxndice dreamt that up. Are you in?
jennysfen
9:31 PM
@brettelockyer Great idea! Using our blogs to includes Ss and parents in the discussion #pypchat
SarahHHK
9:31 PM
at a PYP MTPYPH workshop I was shown this CI: "There are bones inside". #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:31 PM
@whatedsaid Woohoo. Yes. #globaluoi! What a great potential exploration of the power of global contexts. #pypchat
kjinquiry
9:31 PM
@sherrattsam @hurleyinchina @whatedsaid and if we are not adjusting in response to students' thinking - less likely to be inquiry. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:31 PM
@Mallocup You're kidding! #pypchat
lsacker
9:31 PM
@sherrattsam did not know PYP coordinator had so much say. Is this the case in all schools . I thought more of a guide #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:31 PM
@kassandraboyd Don't you wish you had a school? #globaluoi #pypchat
Mallocup
9:31 PM
#pypchat I read somewhere that Lynne Erickson rides a Harley..
Kelli_Cody
9:31 PM
Thanks for some interesting thought tonight #pypchat
Namastececi
9:31 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice interested. When? How? What?#pypchat
brettelockyer
9:31 PM
@jennysfen #pypchat Hmm, must set up space on class blog for my Ss and parents to continuallyadd knowledge/debate/query the CI.
kassandraboyd
9:31 PM
sounds interesting! RT @whatedsaid: Whos up for a global collaborative UOI? I think @wholeboxndice dreamt that up. Are you in? #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:31 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice #pypchat Capitano Amazing and I will be in
whatedsaid
9:32 PM
@sherrattsam @lsacker Who would know? ;-) #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:32 PM
@lsacker have known them to say central ideas simply may not be changed. #pypchat
hurleyinchina
9:32 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice Love to be involved #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:32 PM
How is that a CI? RT @SarahHHK: at a PYP MTPYPH workshop I was shown this CI: "There are bones inside". #pypchat
thammerlund
9:32 PM
RT @SarahHHK: at a PYP MTPYPH workshop I was shown this CI: "There are bones inside". #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:32 PM
@whatedsaid I do! :( #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:32 PM
@kjinquiry @sherrattsam @hurleyinchina Absolutely! #pypchat
toughLoveforx
9:33 PM
@jennysfen Thanks. Black Ants and Buddhists at Google Books http://t.co/aGvnb6Sj @wholeboxndice #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:33 PM
Obviously, #globalUOI needs a logistical frame. But the idea makes me smile and the potential makes my head spin! #pypchat
hurleyinchina
9:33 PM
Nice! “@SarahHHK: at a PYP MTPYPH workshop I was shown this CI: "There are bones inside". #pypchat”
BruceFerrington
9:34 PM
@whatedsaid #pypchat We'd have to talk face to face then
brettelockyer
9:34 PM
@SarahHHK #pypchat Oh I do like that phrase! I reckon some of my young learners would so 'get' it. But also sounds like a thriller movie!
wholeboxndice
9:34 PM
@whatedsaid @SarahHHK I am using that as a narrative story prompt tomorrow now!...not sure about it as a CI #pypchat
SarahHHK
9:34 PM
@whatedsaid they showed how it worked with kindergarten classes.... very broad and Ss took off in their own inquiries #pypchat
Mallocup
9:34 PM
@whatedsaid No, I'm not. I think Frosty wrote it in the 'Should we display CIs?' thread on #pypthreads #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:34 PM
@simreilly @whatedsaid @wholeboxndice we will certainly get bogged down... and emerge with something better as a result. #pypchat
jennysfen
9:34 PM
@wholeboxndice Maybe we could create it like a flatclass project - a flat planning project? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:34 PM
I think I'd like to staff a school with the participants from #pypchat...
whatedsaid
9:35 PM
@sherrattsam @SarahHHK It doesn't fit any of the criteria, but... #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:35 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice yes I'm in. Cc @marycollins21 #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:35 PM
Not sure if it's terrible or genius! RT @SarahHHK: at a PYP MTPYPH workshop I was shown this CI: "There are bones inside". #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:35 PM
@hurleyinchina Isn't that the fun of it? :-) #pypchat
lsacker
9:35 PM
@wholeboxndice #pypchat oh the learning we will all do.
jennysfen
9:35 PM
@Mallocup Yes - he did. Prompted a fantastic debate. #pypchat
hurleyinchina
9:35 PM
RT @whatedsaid: I think I'd like to staff a school with the participants from #pypchat...
hurleyinchina
9:35 PM
@whatedsaid @sarahhhk Could spend another chat time just considering that CI. Probably bogging again #pypchat
toughLoveforx
9:35 PM
@sherrattsam "Ideas and actions" Ideas are expressed best it words. Just the right words at just the right time are very important. #pypchat
Namastececi
9:36 PM
@hurleyinchina @whatedsaid @sarahhhk can we do another #pypchat on global collaboration? Flat class? I'm definitely interested!
hurleyinchina
9:36 PM
“@whatedsaid: @hurleyinchina Isn't that the fun of it? :-) #pypchat” Good point!
brettelockyer
9:36 PM
#pypchat Im up for #globaluoi. Nice steep learning curve! Do I need to ride a Harley though?
whatedsaid
9:36 PM
The next #pypchat will be in 2 weeks. Post your discussion ideas here for future chats. http://t.co/k0wKqM5e
jennysfen
9:36 PM
Must sign off #pypchat. Family is waiting. Great chat - thank you for the thought provoking conversation. Love it!!
kassandraboyd
9:36 PM
hoping it was as a bad example...@thammerlund RT @SarahHHK: MTPYPH workshop I was shown this CI: "There are bones inside". #pypchat
hurleyinchina
9:36 PM
@sherrattsam @sarahhhk I'm falling on the side of genius, but maybe I just need sleep ;-) #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:36 PM
Please add any resources, links, blogs about cultural awareness on the #pypchat wiki here http://t.co/e55SvR3G
wholeboxndice
9:36 PM
@BruceFerrington @whatedsaid Just use cardboard cutouts of our avatars in front of our faces #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:36 PM
Thanks for another fabulous chat everyone! Tonight’s #pypchat archive and resources will be posted here within 48hrs: http://t.co/JuTq8YEB
SarahHHK
9:37 PM
thanks for another interesting #pypchat all!
wholeboxndice
9:37 PM
Round of applause for @whatedsaid as our mod! #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:37 PM
Keven Bartlett reckons all teachers shouldn't be writing curriculum/central ideas. How you all feel about that? #pypchat
jennysfen
9:37 PM
thank you for moderating another lively #pypchat @whatedsaid
whatedsaid
9:37 PM
Thanks to all of the #pypchat participants today!... especially our newest members. Great to have you!
wholeboxndice
9:37 PM
@jennysfen Yeah I think we will need to look at something. I have some prompt discussion questions to unpack the concept #pypchat
Mallocup
9:37 PM
Thanks all.. Great #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:37 PM
Thanks to the behind the scenes #pypchat team @jasongraham99 @jennysfen @Dwyer_teacher @wholeboxndice and @saigon_eldred
SarahHHK
9:37 PM
@sherrattsam agree! #pypchat
jennysfen
9:37 PM
RT @whatedsaid: The next #pypchat will be in 2 weeks. Post your discussion ideas here for future chats. http://t.co/jivS2ph4 #cdnishk #ibpyp
Namastececi
9:38 PM
@whatedsaid glad to be home from Japanese quickly to enjoy. #pypchat I'll try again next time
simreilly
9:38 PM
@sherrattsam I read your post Sam & agree with him #pypchat
sherrattsam
9:38 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: Round of applause for @whatedsaid as our mod! #pypchat
SarahHHK
9:38 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Thanks to the behind the scenes #pypchat team @jasongraham99 @jennysfen @Dwyer_teacher @wholeboxndice and @saigon_eldred
hurleyinchina
9:38 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: Round of applause for @whatedsaid as our mod! #pypchat
kjinquiry
9:38 PM
Cheers! #pypchat
clairepyp
9:39 PM
@wholeboxndice @jennysfen #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:39 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: Follow #globaluoi as the wheels begin to turn #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:39 PM
Follow #globaluoi as the wheels begin to turn #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:39 PM
Yes, #pypchat grows weekly. Great to have the regulars and the newbies. Over 500 tweets again tonight! #pypchat
kassandraboyd
9:39 PM
Great #ibpyp chat! Thanks for doing this - you guys rock! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:39 PM
@Namastececi Great to have you! #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:40 PM
@whatedsaid thanks Edna great moderating as usual :) #pypchat