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DwyerTeacher
8:28 PM
Please remember to use the #pypchat hashtag in your tweets in order to participate in the discussion.
whatedsaid
8:28 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:28 PM
For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:28 PM
I'm here for #pypchat! Is anyone else?
DwyerTeacher
8:29 PM
Introduce yourself. Tell us where are you and what your role is? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:29 PM
I'm ready for #pypchat. Made it after all!
whatedsaid
8:29 PM
@jennysfen You're back!! Hi :-) #pypchat
jennysfen
8:29 PM
#pypchat I'm here too - so good to be back!! :-)
snowbird2812
8:29 PM
@whatedsaid goodnmorning from chile! #pypchat
jennysfen
8:29 PM
#pypchat is starting! Join us to discuss collaborative planning. #cdnishk #ibpyp
DwyerTeacher
8:29 PM
@whatedsaid Im here! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:29 PM
Sometimes brand new tweeters tweets don’t show up in the #pypchat stream. We are not ignoring you!
whatedsaid
8:30 PM
@NeriJSmith Are you joining us for #pypchat?!
tgaletti
8:30 PM
@whatedsaid yes, I am here for #pypchat - looking forward to chatting about collaborative planning .
jennysfen
8:30 PM
Coming to you from Hong Kong - teaching Grade 4 this year #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:30 PM
Hi #pypeople, here in balmy (for winter) Brisbane, Australia. 4-6 Team leader. #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:30 PM
Hi all from Indonesia, Gr1 and Learning Tech Coach #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:31 PM
@NicoleJaggers Hi Nic!! Good to see you here :-) #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
8:31 PM
Whoohoo, I've remembered! PYP Coordinator and collaborator all the way sunny Canberra. #pypchat
tgaletti
8:31 PM
Sorry forgot to introduce myself. This is Tanja from Hong Kong (formerly Accra, Ghana) ;) #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:31 PM
This is @NeriJSmith brand new to twitter and #pypchat
jennysfen
8:32 PM
My tweets for the next hour are devoted to #pypchat
lindawollan
8:32 PM
Hi - in Melbourne for #pypchat - ICT facilitator Years 4-6
tgaletti
8:32 PM
I am the new primary school librarian at Hong Kong Academy #pypchat - working with students in PK-5
whatedsaid
8:32 PM
@haileyj45 Hi! Don't foget the #pypchat hashtag
jennysfen
8:32 PM
Welcome @nerijsmith! #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:32 PM
@scottafcameron feel free to join in #pypchat. Its on collaborative planning cc@MaryCollins21 @nicolettebrata
whatedsaid
8:33 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q1. What does collaborative planning look like at your school? Who collaborates? How often? #pypchat
Sciencematters
8:33 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: For the next hour all my tweets will be dedicated to #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:33 PM
Q1. What does collaborative planning look like at your school? Who collaborates? How often? #pypchat
snowbird2812
8:34 PM
@jennysfen we have the same situation at my school here in Santiago. #pypchat
jennysfen
8:34 PM
A1 Our pypCo, teachers and any available single subject teachers attend these weekly meetings #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:34 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q1. What does collaborative planning look like at your school? Who collaborates? How often? #pypchat
jennysfen
8:34 PM
A1 We are very fortunate to have it scheduled into our timetable for each grade level #pypchat
tgaletti
8:35 PM
A1. Still new at HKA. This is what I have seen so far: grade-level teams and specialists, incl. librarian. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:35 PM
A1. We have weekly sessions on a year level basis. We have monthly in our whole PYP group. Increasingly regular with specialists. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:35 PM
A1 there is a schedule here too, but the best collaboration is the informal stuff over coffee (or iced tea in the summer heat!) #pypchat
haileyj45
8:35 PM
we collaborate in various ways, with bigger groups and smaller depending on needs and logistics #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:35 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q1. What does collaborative planning look like at your school? Who collaborates? How often? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:35 PM
@NicoleJaggers Add a column for #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:35 PM
@sal_51 Hi Welcome to #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
8:35 PM
@whatedsaid Now just trying to work out how tweet deck helps me with #pypchat conversations!
tgaletti
8:36 PM
@NicoleJaggers unfortunately, Tweetdeck seems quite slow today. Don't let it discourage you ;) #pypchat
jennysfen
8:36 PM
A1 We also have early dismissal days once a month so the single subject teachers can meet with grade level teams #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:36 PM
A1 each teacher has 5 collab planning sessions a year for reflection and planning next unit. We have an essential agreement as well #pypchat
lindawollan
8:36 PM
Each year level's teachers collaboratively plan with ICT, library & of course our wonderful Teaching & Learning Coord or PYP Coord #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:36 PM
@sal_51 Welcome! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:36 PM
Do you answers refer to UOI planning... or just planning in general? #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
8:36 PM
Join us at #pypchat @capitanoamazing @bruceferrington
jennysfen
8:36 PM
@wholeboxndice I know - I love the informal chats, but it's hard to ensure all get the same info on a big team #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:37 PM
A1 we are lucky to have 5 whole planning days with specialists and other community members welcome to come in as well #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:37 PM
A1. We are definitely a work in progress in developing the model. Getting our specialists on board is a big step forward. #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:37 PM
RT @jennysfen: My tweets for the next hour are devoted to #pypchat
mlrose14
8:37 PM
Sorry for tuning in late. Miranda Rose here from LCS in Ghana but currently chirping from Canada. I am the PYP coordinator. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:37 PM
Agree! RT @tgaletti: @NicoleJaggers unfortunately, Tweetdeck seems quite slow today. Don't let it discourage you ;) #pypchat
jennysfen
8:37 PM
@SarahHHK are you available for #pypchat?
lsacker
8:37 PM
#pypchat Layla PYP co-ord Melbourne
seansensei
8:37 PM
Sharing Tree free e-book: http://t.co/KSLd8lNy PYP Lesson Plan compare with Giving Tree: http://t.co/Ic1oNNCY #Edchat #edtools #pypchat
haileyj45
8:37 PM
@jennysfen agree - poeple on team can miss out but we put it on agenda to share at next formal or informal meeting #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:37 PM
Hi #pypchat - joining from Hong Kong... I teach performing arts to the littlest guys...
jasongraham99
8:38 PM
A1 specialists also can have whole planning day sessions on request #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:38 PM
@irantimega Hi Mega!! Good to see you again. #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:38 PM
A1 as a specialist teacher I try HARD to collaborate with homeroom teams whenever I can #pypchat
tgaletti
8:38 PM
@DwyerTeacher yes informal chats are very helpful. Gives me a chance to keep in touch with everyone in between scheduled meetings #pypchat
seansensei
8:38 PM
Digital-age Learning? Video, commentary, links, food for thought and more http://t.co/KlwEaUMm #edtech #edadmin #edtools #EdReform #pypchat
irantimega
8:38 PM
A not anymore PYP teacher who can't move on from PYP would like to join #pypchat :)
lindawollan
8:38 PM
We are given time release as well which really helps #pypchat
jennysfen
8:39 PM
A1 most of our planning with the pypCo is centred around UoI but trying to do our stand alone planners now using the pyp planner #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:39 PM
@jasongraham99 Wow, that is nice investment. I will take that to my senior admin...#pypchat
seansensei
8:39 PM
Learner Profile Lesson: The LP Signing Gallery from the giveitawaydotcom wiki
whatedsaid
8:39 PM
Love that! RT @haileyj45: a lot of collaboration happens at our photocopier/printer #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:39 PM
I think its important to be inclusive in planning #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:39 PM
For our UOI planning, it's impossible to include all specialists from a timetable point of view. I try to meet with them separately #pypchat
haileyj45
8:39 PM
a lot of collaboration happens at our photocopier/printer #pypchat
mlrose14
8:39 PM
One weekly meeting with Homeroom teachers and PYPC. Once every three weeks with all teachers in a grade team inc single subjects. #pypchat
snowbird2812
8:40 PM
My last school much smaller. Used to meet to plan each unit with all upper primary teachers and specialists.#pypchat
paulhuebl
8:40 PM
A1 year group planning meetings every week. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:40 PM
@jasongraham99 Inclusive yes, but it can very difficult to plan a unit with 110 people! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:40 PM
@jasongraham99 us too, the informal stuff is often the best #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:40 PM
As a small school, we often collaborate at lunch, over coffee...flexible #pypchat
jennysfen
8:40 PM
RT @jasongraham99: I think its important to be inclusive in planning #pypchat Agreed!
wholeboxndice
8:40 PM
@haileyj45 Like the watercooler chats #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:40 PM
@whatedsaid you're like a planning middle man; how does that work? #pypchat
jennysfen
8:40 PM
@SarahHHK welcome!! #pypchat
haileyj45
8:41 PM
@jennysfen we use pypplanner #pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:41 PM
#pypchat There is the informal dimension to collaboration - we have a lunch together each Tuesday to chat and shoot the breeze
whatedsaid
8:41 PM
@DwyerTeacher If I facilitate a grade level's planning of a UOI, I'll meet the art and music teachers either before that or after #pypchat
lsacker
8:41 PM
@SarahHHK #pypchat you can't wait for. things to just come agree you all have to be proactive
NicoleJaggers
8:41 PM
A1: We are in the process of defining 'collaborative planning' as a staff- what is it, when? Is it only when PYP co attends? #pypchat
jennysfen
8:41 PM
@haileyj45 do you use the pyp planner for the stand alone or do you have another type? #pypchat
mlrose14
8:41 PM
We have made our faculty meetings after school full planning meetings and now rotate through grade teams. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:42 PM
@NicoleJaggers Good question. Defining it is important. #pypchat
jennysfen
8:42 PM
@haileyj45 do you have any samples you might be able to share? #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
8:42 PM
Teaching teams meet with PYP Co once a fortnight for 1.5hr. Specialists meet with teams through negotiation when tapping into units #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:42 PM
@jennysfen We had a simplified version of the planner for single subject but at auth we were told to can it! #pypchat
lindawollan
8:42 PM
RT @SarahHHK: A1 as a specialist teacher I try HARD to collaborate with homeroom teams whenever I can #pypchat agree - me too
irantimega
8:42 PM
A good collab planning and meeting didnt really happen in my previous experience #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:42 PM
We do like a musical chairs planning session with specialists to spend 10 mins with year level teams. #pypchat
jennysfen
8:42 PM
@jasongraham99 nice. I think it can be harder to find that flexibility in a large school #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:43 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q2. What is the purpose of collaborative planning? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:43 PM
Q2. What is the purpose of collaborative planning? #pypchat
haileyj45
8:43 PM
@whatedsaid @DwyerTeacher in addition, we talk with specialist over lunch too - it tends to happen naturally as people are curious #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:43 PM
#pypchat before I tried to hard to collaborate with everything - for me not great. Now I am stand alone if I can't make AUTHENTIC link to CI
DwyerTeacher
8:43 PM
@BruceFerrington we call it a carousal1 #pypchat
jennysfen
8:43 PM
@whatedsaid because of modification to the planner? #pypchat
mlrose14
8:43 PM
We use the planner to guide planning. We also use a few other tools we have developed (conceptual organizer +inquiry planning tool.)#pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:43 PM
@wholeboxndice #pypchat similar - we call it speed dating
whatedsaid
8:44 PM
@DwyerTeacher What does hmmmm mean? :-) #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:44 PM
@BruceFerrington sorry yes! hit enter too soon #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:44 PM
@whatedsaid hmmmm #pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:44 PM
@DwyerTeacher is that carousel? #pypchat
jennysfen
8:44 PM
@NicoleJaggers Great idea - defining collaborative planning with staff. #pypchat
mlrose14
8:44 PM
@wholeboxndice I found this very frustrating as a hr teacher and as a single subject teacher #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:44 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q2. What is the purpose of collaborative planning? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:44 PM
@jennysfen They said everything has to be on the 'real' planner #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:45 PM
A2 Purpose of Collab Planning to reflect, share ,connect and learn from others #pypchat
mlrose14
8:45 PM
@whatedsaid @jennysfen we have this too in addition to single subjects on UOI planners... #pypchat
irantimega
8:45 PM
@SarahHHK same case with me a while ago #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:45 PM
A2 multiple perspectives and expertise lead to a better product #pypchat
tgaletti
8:45 PM
A2. To facilitate integration of skills from across the curriculum #pypchat
lsacker
8:45 PM
#pypchat we have now made a shared PD schedule - teachers allocate their times well in advance and so everyone can attend
jennysfen
8:45 PM
@SarahHHK I think that is an important point - collaboration for inquiry must be authentic #pypchat
snowbird2812
8:45 PM
split ourselves into 3 tables, grade level teachers splitting, specialists mixing in,and plan grade 3,4,5.pass papers after 20 mins #pypchat
JaneStanton1
8:45 PM
Sharing ideas tapping into areas of expertise #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:45 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q2. What is the purpose of collaborative planning? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:45 PM
@DwyerTeacher I know... Think aloud :-) #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:45 PM
@mlrose14 How so? Limitations of time or? #pypchat Certainly not perfect model.
DwyerTeacher
8:45 PM
@whatedsaid it means im thinking #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:45 PM
Q2 so everyone is one the same page and kids can make authentic connections #pypchat
tgaletti
8:46 PM
RT @jasongraham99: A2 Purpose of Collab Planning to reflect, share ,connect and learn from others #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:46 PM
A2 I think it is a chance to try new things and get new perspectives #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:46 PM
@DwyerTeacher Ah! Yes, that's why we made one (then) #pypchat
lsacker
8:46 PM
@DwyerTeacher #pypchat the avenues and pathways are much richer. New perspectives
DwyerTeacher
8:46 PM
@jasongraham99 i like the learn from others part #pypchat
jennysfen
8:46 PM
@whatedsaid interesting - think I'll share that with our team and we can have a rethink #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:46 PM
@RPEARCE72 tune into #pypchat #saspd
whatedsaid
8:46 PM
@mlrose14 Missed that. What did you find frustrating? #pypchat
megangraff
8:47 PM
Hello #pypchat! I'm in Geneva - on a train heading to Ikea.
tgaletti
8:47 PM
RT @jasongraham99: A2 Purpose of Collab Planning to reflect, share ,connect and learn from others - I like that! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:47 PM
@lsacker you try things you would have come up with on your own #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:47 PM
#pypchat sharing mindset is crucial - it's no good sitting at the same table if people are not willing to give...
wholeboxndice
8:47 PM
A2: Here is one answer - http://t.co/eg25vLjC #pypchat
danhaesler
8:47 PM
Collaborative planning - if done well - engenders genuine engagement from all involved. Ownership rather than mere compliance #pypchat
mlrose14
8:47 PM
@wholeboxndice yeah,time and also not everyone coming with background knowledge to help plan... more like information sharing...#pypchat
NicoleJaggers
8:47 PM
@JaneStanton1 Great to see our specialist teacher here with us on #pypchat Great collaboration Mrs S!
villaborella
8:47 PM
I'm just trying to get all staff on the same page ... Helps with inclusion. Noel #pypchat
jennysfen
8:47 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q2. What is the purpose of collaborative planning? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:48 PM
RT @megangraff: Hello #pypchat! I'm in Geneva - on a train heading to Ikea.
paulhuebl
8:48 PM
RT @jasongraham99: A2 Purpose of Collab Planning to reflect, share ,connect and learn from others #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:48 PM
Welcome to @villaborella! Brand new to Twitter #pypchat
mlrose14
8:48 PM
@DwyerTeacher @whatedsaid we use a scaled down version to ensure documentation of single subject units and disciplinary content...#pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:48 PM
@lsacker Never come up with! #pypchat #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:49 PM
RT @SarahHHK: #pypchat sharing mindset is crucial - it's no good sitting at the same table if people are not willing to give...
DwyerTeacher
8:49 PM
@SarahHHK do you sometime do both? or is it all or none? #pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:49 PM
#pypchat Can we see Q2 again please? I think I missed it.
whatedsaid
8:49 PM
A2 Collaborative planning ensures everyone feels ownership #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:49 PM
Hello #pypchat. Sorry to be late. Oops
wholeboxndice
8:49 PM
A2: Horizontal and Vertical have different purposes. We consider it for sharing, alignment, adding depth and taking ownership. #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:49 PM
Hi #pypchat – sorry for being late
SarahHHK
8:49 PM
#pypchat as SS teacher I am on homeroom planner if I link to UOI, write my own planner if stand alone
jennysfen
8:49 PM
RT @jasongraham99: A2 Purpose of Collab Planning to reflect, share ,connect and learn from others #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:50 PM
@DanDunlevie thats a great perspective #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:50 PM
@JinaBel28 is lurking in #pypchat. Tell her to join in :-)
Saigon_Eldred
8:50 PM
A2 a great wa to get differnet perspectives into planning and teaching #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
8:50 PM
A2: sharing knowledge not giving knowledge #pypchat
tgaletti
8:50 PM
@SarahHHK people can have very different ideas about what collaboration should look like. Can make planning very challenging #pypchat
jennysfen
8:50 PM
A2 I think it is good too that we model collaboration for our students - discuss the frustrations and the benefits #pypchat
mlrose14
8:50 PM
@whatedsaid the carousel approach to coll planning - 10 minutes and rotate to next gr lvl. no time for plan or reflect..#pypchat
DanDunlevie
8:50 PM
A2 - Build on ideas; take new direction; learn from others knowledge and thinking; think tank student Q's & thoughts 2 direct unit #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:50 PM
@BruceFerrington What is the purpose of collaborative planning? #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:51 PM
“@wholeboxndice: @megangraff I guess this is flatpack version of #pypchat then” good analogy - putting it together!
tgaletti
8:51 PM
@mlrose14 @whatedsaid yes, I found that very stressful and frustrating too... #pypchat
jennysfen
8:51 PM
@CapitanoAmazing glad you're joining us! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:51 PM
@lsacker Yes, I like 'thinking together' #PYPchat
mlrose14
8:51 PM
@tgaletti @SarahHHK defining collaboration on our agenda for next week! #pypchat
thammerlund
8:51 PM
Just curious how other teachers at small schools plan. #pypchat
jennysfen
8:51 PM
@Saigon_Eldred good to see you! #pypchat
paulhuebl
8:51 PM
RT @whatedsaid: A2 Collaborative planning ensures everyone feels ownership #pypchat
lsacker
8:51 PM
#PYPchat the words on the planner dont give the full understanding of the thinking . Planning together means thinking together.
wholeboxndice
8:51 PM
@megangraff I guess this is flatpack version of #pypchat then
tgaletti
8:51 PM
RT @whatedsaid: A2 Collaborative planning ensures everyone feels ownership #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
8:52 PM
@jennysfen Absolutely. We have a saying that if you aren't feeling frustrated by the PYP then there's something wrong! #pypchat
lindawollan
8:52 PM
Planning together means we can build on each other's ideas and clarify own #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:52 PM
@mlrose14 Oh that's not very collaborative... @tgaletti #pypchat
jennysfen
8:52 PM
@@BruceFerrington Q2. What is the purpose of collaborative planning? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:52 PM
Great to see some new 'faces' in tonight's #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:52 PM
@thammerlund Yes, we have that as one of the questions because @DwyerTeacher doesn't have a team either #pypchat
tgaletti
8:52 PM
RT @jennysfen: A2 I think it is good too that we model collaboration for our students - discuss the frustrations and the benefits #pypchat
SarahHHK
8:53 PM
RT @mlrose14: @tgaletti @SarahHHK defining collaboration on our agenda for next week! #pypchat that sounds like a GREAT idea!
lsacker
8:53 PM
@mlrose14 @whatedsaid #PYPchat that would be really half the picture . cant imagine thinking in twos.
JinaBel28
8:53 PM
#pypchat talking thro things helps us to think and learn - like our children in class
thammerlund
8:53 PM
@Saigon_Eldred Where do you get ideas from? #pypchat
haileyj45
8:53 PM
Hi Jina #pypchat
jennysfen
8:53 PM
@NicoleJaggers Like that! The zone of proximal development ;-) #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:53 PM
#pypchat A2 to learn how amazing your colleagues really are and to enjoy rigorous conversation which makes you better.
CapitanoAmazing
8:53 PM
#pypchat A2 to learn how amazing your colleagues really are and to enjoy rigorous conversation which makes you better.
mlrose14
8:53 PM
A2. Collaborating Planning: To create and reflect on the best learning opportunities for students through integration and inquiry...#pypchat
whatedsaid
8:53 PM
@lindawollan Obviously I feel like RTing whatever you say :-) #pypchat
tgaletti
8:53 PM
RT @mlrose14: @tgaletti @SarahHHK defining collaboration on our agenda for next week! #pypchat - that's super! And so important
irantimega
8:54 PM
I think one's should be ready to do collaborative planning and be open-minded enough, or else it would ends up nothing #pypchat
tgaletti
8:54 PM
@SarahHHK yes that can help. But more than anything else everyone has to believe in the importance/value of collaboration #pypchat
lsacker
8:54 PM
@JinaBel28 #PYPchat lovely to see you again
DwyerTeacher
8:54 PM
Q3 How do we ensure that despite collaborative planning, a unit of inquiry unfolds differently in every class? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:54 PM
@thammerlund Great to meet you! #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:54 PM
@JinaBel28 Exactly... it's the same model as classroom learning. Collaborative construction of meaning #pypchat
thammerlund
8:54 PM
@whatedsaid @DwyerTeacher Sorry - just got here. I am his coworker. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:54 PM
@thammerlund We are pretty small (2 classes per year level). Has its pros and cons in facilitating. #pypchat
DanDunlevie
8:54 PM
A2- Collaborative planning should reflect transdisciplinary nature of pyp. Specialists should help guide unit direction #pypchat
villaborella
8:54 PM
Thanks... We are early in the journey. being collaborative helps staff to be part of the process and feel ownership ..important. #pypchat
mlrose14
8:54 PM
@tgaletti @jennysfen its also good to develop our own collaboration skills! #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
8:55 PM
@DanDunlevie Love it. It should also reflect the inquiry cycle. Inquiry is a stance we take on everything, even planning. #pypchat
tgaletti
8:55 PM
@mlrose14 I totally agree! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:55 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q3 How do we ensure that despite collaborative planning, a unit of inquiry unfolds differently in every class? #pypchat
snowbird2812
8:55 PM
I think using an inquiry cycle helps #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:55 PM
RT @DanDunlevie: A2- Collaborative planning should reflect transdisci nature of pyp. Specialists should help guide unit direc #pypchat
jennysfen
8:55 PM
@thammerlund welcome to #pypchat We are discussing the purpose of collaborative planning
wholeboxndice
8:55 PM
@CapitanoAmazing You are right about the discussion. I wish that we could find a way to share dialogue without needing the outcome #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:55 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q3 How do we ensure that despite collaborative planning, a unit of inquiry unfolds differently in every class? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:55 PM
@wholeboxndice Don't forget to RT QS :-) #pypchat
jennysfen
8:55 PM
@DanDunlevie Yes agreed - it strengthens the trans. nature of the programme when all are a part of the process. #pypchat
DanDunlevie
8:55 PM
A2 - Should also be used to reflect on the GREAT learning and teaching going on in the classroom. #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:55 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q3 How do we ensure that despite collaborative planning, a unit of inquiry unfolds differently in every class? #pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:56 PM
#pypchat Can we "allow" specialists to drive the unit, not just be passengers? #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:56 PM
@PDin140orLESS Hey good to see you made it! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
8:56 PM
@PDin140orLESS teachers inquiring into their inquiries with their students.. nice thought #pypchat
haileyj45
8:56 PM
@JinaBel28 absolutely! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
8:56 PM
A3. By not planning too many activities leaves times for inquiry to be different in every classroom #pypchat
lsacker
8:56 PM
@villaborella #PYPchat the heart of the whole process. Ownership of all the parts. Dont know what is possible until we explore everything
lindawollan
8:56 PM
@CapitanoAmazing I like your 'rigorous conversation' - ours is sometimes very rigorous! #pypchat
mlrose14
8:56 PM
RT @jennysfen: @DanDunlevie Yes agreed - it strengthens the trans. nature of the programme when all are a part of the process. #pypchat
annemareemoore
8:56 PM
#pypchat we are trialling virtual faculties and virtual staff rooms to encourage collaborative planning across remotely located schools
jennysfen
8:56 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q3 How do we ensure that despite collaborative planning, a unit of inquiry unfolds differently in every class? #pypchat
mlrose14
8:56 PM
@tgaletti @SarahHHK I find using the planner and setting clear objectives at col meetings helps structure collaboration for all #pypchat
rubibasu
8:56 PM
we are different personalities, it looks completely different in our year level #pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:57 PM
A3 - #pypchat We always overplan. Cut back and leave space for the student questions.
jennysfen
8:57 PM
@mlrose14 so true. We now have the gr. level team leader meet with the pypCo in advance to set agenda with any mtg prep noted #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:57 PM
Where's @kjinquiry tonight? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:57 PM
A3 We now plan only possible provocations and try not to preplan activities so much... so it can unfold naturally in each class #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:57 PM
#pypchat I haven't seen two classrooms do exactly the same thing yet in 1.5yrs of exp. Similar thru lines of inq... but unique
rubibasu
8:57 PM
@DwyerTeacher @PDin140orLESS great fun #pypchat
traintheteacher
8:57 PM
#pypchat A3 wouldn't the planning be around the provocation and then seeing where students take their learning from there?
thammerlund
8:57 PM
@whatedsaid wouldn't it naturally unfold differently in each class since the teachers and students are different? #pypchat
lsacker
8:57 PM
@DanDunlevie #PYPchat yes they can guide not follow. this has been a big change over the time of PYP in our school
JinaBel28
8:57 PM
#pypchat The teachers who are part of the planning interpret things in their own ways to make it their own
tgaletti
8:57 PM
A.3 By not getting lost in the planning of individual activities but rather looking at the bigger ideas #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:57 PM
A3: I don't see Collab planning as leading to prescribed teaching. That is where our ind. classes take over. #pypchat
lindawollan
8:58 PM
A3 We have a follow up meeting about half way through unit to discuss how things are going in each class #pypchat
scottafcameron
8:58 PM
A3 @JinaBel28 #PYPchat students interpret their own things and have their own lines of inquiry as well
whatedsaid
8:58 PM
@thammerlund You'd hope so, but every teacher is at a diff stage and some like lots of preplanning. #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
8:58 PM
@BruceFerrington #pypchat Now THAT would be awesome. I'd be up for it. Whaddya think, Stantolicious?
PDin140orLESS
8:58 PM
@jasongraham99 Thanks. This is the best PD I can get every 2 weeks. The price is great, too. #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
8:58 PM
@tgaletti @SarahHHK Sometimes I feel my role as PYP Coordinator is not understood or valued. Anyone else feel the same? #pypchat
whatedsaid
8:58 PM
@langwitches Love to. In live #pypchat now, will message you later
jasongraham99
8:58 PM
@tgaletti yes I like that, connecting ideas, concepts across the curriculum, not individual activities #pypchat
wholeboxndice
8:59 PM
@PDin140orLESS @jasongraham99 Oh, you didn't get the invoice yet? #pypchat
BruceFerrington
8:59 PM
@JaneStanton1 Agree - it's their inquiry, not ours. #pypchat
jasongraham99
8:59 PM
@scottafcameron hey Scott! Thanks for joining! Very relevant topic not just for ES #PYPchat
jennysfen
8:59 PM
Yes! RT @BruceFerrington: A3 - #pypchat We always overplan. Cut back and leave space for the student questions.
mlrose14
8:59 PM
@PDin140orLESS @DanDunlevie all teachers are planning for inquiry- sometimes this derails as it becomes about the "activities" #pypchat
tgaletti
8:59 PM
@mlrose14 @SarahHHK the planner is really central in all this. It took me a long time to understand this, I have to admit #pypchat
MichaelaMiller6
8:59 PM
#pypchat In my experience inquiry is diff in all classes because Ss are different.
wholeboxndice
8:59 PM
@whatedsaid And that is confronting for many newcomers (admin and tchers). #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:00 PM
A3. #pypchat I started crossing activiteis off planners last year so the students could guide - they need time
jennysfen
9:00 PM
@haileyj45 I agree - we must let go to allow the inquiry to unfold. That can be a bit scary at times. #pypchat
lindawollan
9:00 PM
RT @Saigon_Eldred: A3. By not planning too many activities leaves times for inquiry to be different in every classroom #pypchat Yes!
paulhuebl
9:00 PM
#pypchat std questions need to guide the uoi
DwyerTeacher
9:00 PM
@CapitanoAmazing That is the continual struggle! #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
9:00 PM
@BruceFerrington Ooohh, a brave idea! No one 'owns' their class in a transdisciplinary school- they are 'everyone's' kids. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:00 PM
@CapitanoAmazing And in your 5th year, you'll be amazing :-) #pypchat
thammerlund
9:00 PM
@whatedsaid I would think that even with the planning the flow would take the classes in different directions. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:00 PM
@BruceFerrington @JaneStanton1 But some teachers have trouble letting go... #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:00 PM
#pypchat Will I get better at letting students drive inquiry in my 2nd year of PYP? God I hope so...
jennysfen
9:00 PM
RT @jasongraham99: @tgaletti yes I like that, connecting ideas, concepts across the curriculum, not individual activities #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:01 PM
@CapitanoAmazing Only your first year of #pyp? I can't wait to see your blog after more exp! It is cool already. #pypchat
thammerlund
9:01 PM
A4 Anyone who will listen. #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:01 PM
A3 I think PD is so important. Learn how to use student questions. This is a crucial step. Too often we assume everyone knows how. #pypchat
lsacker
9:01 PM
@NicoleJaggers @BruceFerrington Brilliant.. I am going to think on this statement. yes!!!! #PYPchat
jasongraham99
9:01 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q4. How/with whom do you collaborate when you are the only teacher in a year level or subject area? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:01 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q4. How/with whom do you collaborate when you are the only teacher in a year level or subject area? #pypchat
tgaletti
9:01 PM
@NicoleJaggers I value and appreciate a supportive PYP Coordinator :) #pypchat Makes all the difference in whether collaboration works
DwyerTeacher
9:01 PM
Q4. How/with whom do you collaborate when you are the only teacher in a year level or subject area? #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:02 PM
RT @thammerlund: A4 Anyone who will listen. #pypchat
JaneStanton1
9:02 PM
A4you have to get out there and try your ideas plan with as many others as you can #pypchat
traintheteacher
9:02 PM
I often think that year levels and subject areas are artificial silos. Language of learning should be universal for teachers #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:02 PM
A4 my wife is a goldmine of ideas!! #pypchat
mlrose14
9:02 PM
Q4. I would plan with PYPC and single subject teachers... Online PLN!... Grades above and below... #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:02 PM
@PDin140orLESS Agree. We have started collab meetings mid unit to analyse student questions #pypchat
haileyj45
9:02 PM
@CapitanoAmazing hang in there - it took me a few years and I am now even more passionate about teaching and learning #pypchat
irantimega
9:02 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q4. How/with whom do you collaborate when you are the only teacher in a year level or subject area? #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:02 PM
A4 I have collab with people on #pypchat and my PLN, speciliats, PYPC & former colleagues at other schools
jennysfen
9:02 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q4. How/with whom do you collaborate when you are the only teacher in a year level or subject area? #pypchat
scottafcameron
9:02 PM
A4 use the #PYPchat hahah
lsacker
9:02 PM
@CapitanoAmazing #PYPchat the early childhood teachers have it right
CapitanoAmazing
9:02 PM
#pypchat A4. Easy! ME on Twitter. :)
jasongraham99
9:02 PM
A4 we collaborate with another grade level teacher at the same time #PYPchat
NicoleJaggers
9:02 PM
Join us at #pypchat @paulsouthwell
tgaletti
9:02 PM
RT @PDin140orLESS: @jasongraham99 Thanks. This is the best PD I can get every 2 weeks. The price is great, too. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:02 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q4. How/with whom do you collaborate when you are the only teacher in a year level or subject area? #pypchat
MichaelaMiller6
9:03 PM
“@jennysfen: @haileyj45 I agree - we must let go to allow the inquiry to unfold. That can be a bit scary at times. #pypchat” But worth it.
haileyj45
9:03 PM
@thammerlund only if teachers listen to what students are saying and follow their lead #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:03 PM
@wholeboxndice I agree, I have got some great ideas from our High School teachers #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:03 PM
A4 You can plan collaboratively via #pypchat. Right @Saigon_Eldred
scottafcameron
9:03 PM
A4 can also collaborate with co-teachers, although different grade levels, they are still 'experts' on this too #PYPchat
mlrose14
9:03 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: @CapitanoAmazing Only your first year of #pyp? I can't wait to see your blog after more exp! It is cool already. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:03 PM
A4: I think the vertical aspect is underrated. Anyone could be on any level in the next year. It shouldn't be just about a single #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
9:04 PM
concepts- transcend subjects, inquiry is universal. Our art teacher commented the best PD this year was our maths PD! #pypchat
irantimega
9:04 PM
A4 Collaborating w/ PYP coord and other level's teachers if the unit is connected. Does it count as collaboration? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:04 PM
@lsacker A fish does not know it is wet!! #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:04 PM
RT @thammerlund: A4 Anyone who will listen. #pypchat Nicely put.
jasongraham99
9:04 PM
RT @scottafcameron: A4 can also collaborate with co-teachers, although different grade levels, they are still 'experts' on this too #PYPchat
lsacker
9:04 PM
#PYPchat watch the early childhood teachers. they know how to get it right
tgaletti
9:04 PM
@picklennium it's not too late to join #pypchat. We have another 30min :)
jasongraham99
9:04 PM
A4 planning vertically allows better understanding of the programme (POI) as a whole #PYPchat
jpj3
9:04 PM
#pypchat important also to collaborate on post lesson/unit evaluations
DwyerTeacher
9:05 PM
A vertical understanding of the curriculum is imp. I read a great article on it related to math. cant remember name? by Lipang Ma #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:05 PM
#pypchat 45 mins with PYPC doesnt always work as he is often not 'connected' with your UoI because he has so many other things on his plate
wholeboxndice
9:05 PM
Would love to see a global UOI. All doing the same frame and seeing where it goes in classrooms across the world. #pypchat
lsacker
9:05 PM
@haileyj45 @thammerlund #PYPchat listening to the thinking under the words is hard> Need to move to the side of the conversation
CapitanoAmazing
9:05 PM
#pypchat I'd LOVE to have Early Learning teachers 'invade' our Collab meetings!
whatedsaid
9:05 PM
@irantimega Of course it counts. And so does collaborating with your online PLN! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:05 PM
#pypchat planning vertically is a gr8 idea .practically with so many other meetings, ECAs, committees etc, it become hard. Worth trying tho
traintheteacher
9:05 PM
RT @lsacker: #PYPchat watch the early childhood teachers. they know how to get it right
jasongraham99
9:06 PM
I think if your collaborative planning sessions mainly involves the PYPC, its not collaborative enough #PYPchat
jennysfen
9:06 PM
@wholeboxndice Great idea! with tech there is no reason why you couldn't collaborate with Ts from around the globe on same UoI #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:06 PM
@whatedsaid I would love to see that as well.... would be great a meta study into inquiry learning! #pypchat
mlrose14
9:06 PM
@traintheteacher We are having everyone reporting on trans. skills this year on new report card- see how that goes! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:06 PM
@NicoleJaggers We;'ve got Maths in PYP at our school in a fe wmonts - looking 4ward 2 it #pypchat @BruceFerrington
whatedsaid
9:06 PM
@wholeboxndice I love it.. it was in just that manner that #pypchat was born. You said why not? I said Let's...
lindawollan
9:06 PM
Only teacher in a year level is hard - plan w specialists & pypc- subject area teachers surely plan with other teachers at level #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:06 PM
@wholeboxndice #pypchat That sounds AMAZING! Can we just make it so? PYPCHAT has that power, right?
wholeboxndice
9:06 PM
By my count, record number of participants in #pypchat tonight!
BruceFerrington
9:06 PM
@NicoleJaggers It was a very good Maths PD! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:06 PM
Lets! RT @wholeboxndice: Would love to see a global UOI. All doing the same and seeing where it goes in classes across the world. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:07 PM
@wholeboxndice I'm in ;) #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:07 PM
@CapitanoAmazing @wholeboxndice Agree. We'd be up for it. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:07 PM
@wholeboxndice hahaha, just what i need, another project... #pypchat
thammerlund
9:07 PM
@mlrose14 I would like to see that report card. Do you just comment on the skills, or is there a number involved? #pypchat
lsacker
9:07 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice #PYPchat it could be a multi age cross class UOI just for fun
NicoleJaggers
9:07 PM
@Saigon_Eldred Preparation for collab planning is the key, come prepared, share online planners when not together, agendas #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:07 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: @whatedsaid I would love to see that as well.... would be great a meta study into inquiry learning! #pypchat YES!!!
wholeboxndice
9:07 PM
@whatedsaid We are suckers for more projects right? Lets talk more later on this. #pypchat
MichaelaMiller6
9:07 PM
#pypchat A4. Your tweeps!
DanDunlevie
9:08 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice Lovely idea. Engaging; Authentic learning; global connections; learning about diff cultures; Love it. #pypchat
paulhuebl
9:08 PM
@mlrose14 @traintheteacher we are doing that too. Puts our focus on developing inquiry skills #pypchat
jennysfen
9:08 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice You know I can't say no to a project! #pypchat
thammerlund
9:08 PM
RT @jasongraham99: I think if your collaborative planning sessions mainly involves the PYPC, its not collaborative enough #PYPchat
mlrose14
9:08 PM
@whatedsaid @wholeboxndice could skype teams together for planning meetings... #pypchat
irantimega
9:08 PM
@NicoleJaggers Yes! concepts transcend subjects, nice! You've reminded me! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:08 PM
@CapitanoAmazing Sure has. Stay tuned #pypeople. We will need some special folks for that...I think I know where to find them...#pypchat
jennysfen
9:09 PM
Q4. How is collaborative unit planning representative of the professional learning community in your school? #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
9:09 PM
@wholeboxndice @CapitanoAmazing You know I'm up for a challenge! #pypchat
scottafcameron
9:09 PM
A4. collaborate through Q & A sessions on blogs (yours, and others you follow) #PYPchat
DwyerTeacher
9:09 PM
Q4. How is collaborative unit planning representative of the professional learning community in your school? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:09 PM
I smell a new google doc. #pypchat Now that would be collaborative. Let's keep this topic rolling and come back to that.
mlrose14
9:09 PM
@picklennium thanks sunshine! welcome to #pypchat... happy to see you from JIS!
lsacker
9:09 PM
@whatedsaid #PYPchat Im in too!!! Im excited.
whatedsaid
9:09 PM
Got to love the #pypchat people. Up for anything. Next project: a global collaborative UOI. Coming soon!
haileyj45
9:09 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Lets! RT @wholeboxndice: Would love to see a global UOI. ... seeing where it goes in classes across the world. #pypchat
irantimega
9:10 PM
@whatedsaid yes, I got the point! Collaboration can also across any boundaries #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:10 PM
@wholeboxndice hahaha! I have no idea where we are! Q5 it is! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:10 PM
@DwyerTeacher I think there have been two Q4s but that's ok! #pypchat
Krenz77
9:10 PM
@thammerlund @mlrose14 I'd like to see that too...we're just getting into this! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:10 PM
#pypchat Does anyone have their UoI planner up in the rom for the kids to see & refer to?
wholeboxndice
9:10 PM
@DwyerTeacher Think we're up to Q5. #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:10 PM
RT @jennysfen: Q4. How is collaborative unit planning representative of the professional learning community in your school? #pypchat
paulhuebl
9:10 PM
My first #pypchat tonight. What goodness I've been missing!
whatedsaid
9:10 PM
Q4. How is collaborative unit planning representative of the professional learning community in your school? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:10 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q4. How is collaborative unit planning representative of the professional learning community in your school? #pypchat
lindawollan
9:10 PM
Global UOI - not only teachers collaborating but also kids - would be great! #pypchat
lsacker
9:10 PM
@NicoleJaggers @tgaletti @SarahHHK #PYPchat leading change and pushing thinking sometimes not valued until later. hang in there.
thammerlund
9:10 PM
@DwyerTeacher A4 Well ... #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:10 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: I smell a new google doc. #pypchat Now that would be collaborative. Let's keep this topic rolling and come back to that.
jasongraham99
9:11 PM
A5 I think its gets back to making it as inclusive as you can, even if your from a big school #PYPchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:11 PM
@Saigon_Eldred #pypchat I wanted to do that this year. Still haven't managed to organise it. Sooo want to.
tgaletti
9:11 PM
Sorry having trouble with Q4. Can anyone explain for me please. Thanks! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:11 PM
@paulhuebl You sure have been missing out! Glad to have you at #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:11 PM
Welcome @paulhuebl #pypchat is a gr8 place to be. Only teacers who care turn up
DwyerTeacher
9:11 PM
Q5!!!. How is collaborative unit planning representative of the professional learning community in your school? #pypchat
paulhuebl
9:12 PM
Q5 too much collaborating is never enough. Model the process to our students. #pypchat
lsacker
9:12 PM
@DwyerTeacher #PYPchat the new teachers who have come because of PYP already know about learning communities. Much easier now.
BruceFerrington
9:12 PM
A4 #pypchat We have fights and arguments and crazy irrational suggestions and people with personal issues - yep all pretty human and normal
NicoleJaggers
9:12 PM
@Saigon_Eldred No! but have seen Exhibition kids in other schools working on a pyp planner- this makes sense! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:12 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q5!!!. How is collaborative unit planning representative of the professional learning community in your school? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:12 PM
A5. That is a developing culture in our school. Along with the developing school and the developing PYP process. #pypchat
lindawollan
9:12 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Got to love the #pypchat people. Up for anything. Next project: a global collaborative UOI. Coming soon! - Yes, great!
thammerlund
9:12 PM
A5 There definitely needs to be more time dedicated to this at my school. #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:12 PM
A5 more than one way to be inclusive and plan collaboratively- look what we are doing right now! #PYPchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:12 PM
@CapitanoAmazing #pypchat As we break down Central Idea etc on Monday, I thought I may as well share the planner with the students
DwyerTeacher
9:12 PM
I always wonder, it is easier in big schools or small schools? I know, depends on the school ;) #pypchat
jennysfen
9:12 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q5!!!. How is collaborative unit planning representative of the professional learning community in your school? #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:13 PM
@Saigon_Eldred yes, but the the planner itself isnt that useful for Gr1. Got the 'essential bits' blown up on the wall though #pypchat
tgaletti
9:13 PM
@mlrose14 not surprised. I hear they have a fantastic PYP Coordinator this year ;) #pypchat
irantimega
9:13 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q5!!!. How is collaborative unit planning representative of the professional learning community in your school? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:13 PM
A5 Im proud to say at our school collab planning reflects our community of practice: teachers learning together #pypchat
villaborella
9:14 PM
It's a shared vision #pypchat
tgaletti
9:14 PM
@mlrose14 ... and believe in it! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:14 PM
@whatedsaid And we are certainly admirers of your culture of collab. We can aspire to reach it. Keep blogging it! #pypchat
jennysfen
9:14 PM
A5 I feel our school's culture is a collaborative one - but I know that is due to the efforts over time of a very dedicated pypC! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:14 PM
@lsacker why can't it be like that every unit? #PYPchat
lsacker
9:14 PM
@whatedsaid #PYPchat Kids planning for exhibition are fully sharing learning and thinking. it is wonderful
NicoleJaggers
9:14 PM
@BruceFerrington You know I am in this chat tonight Bruce! LOL #pypchat
BruceFerrington
9:14 PM
@NicoleJaggers @Saigon_Eldred I sometimes keep a planner stuck on my white board but more for my use than the kids. #pypchat
mlrose14
9:14 PM
@whatedsaid looking forward to this this year! #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:14 PM
A5 There is a role that parents, children, community members and other staff play in the plan, if unit is developing over time #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:15 PM
@Saigon_Eldred good mate cheers. Yes Ive got LOI, CI, SA, that usefull stuff yes on the wal. My CI stay up all year actually #pypchat
lsacker
9:15 PM
#PYPchat having things up on the wall a far distance from students using them. how do we make the leap
LindyBuckley1
9:15 PM
#pypchat Hi. Just trying to catch up! Our grade level teams have 1.5 hours per 6 days for collaborative planning.
scottafcameron
9:15 PM
A5 a new question...how many schools invite parents, and community members to be involved in the collaboration of planning?? #PYPchat
PDin140orLESS
9:15 PM
A5 The planning and the unit are just getting started with the initial plan. Has to live throughout the time of the unit & beyond #pypchat
mlrose14
9:15 PM
@wholeboxndice What an exciting journey you have ahead! #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:15 PM
@picklennium #pypchat We've just started a wikispace to share thoughts and create an essential agreement about why and how we collaborate
mlrose14
9:15 PM
@picklennium Practice makes perfect hey? #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:15 PM
@PDin140orLESS Id love to see more parents or even middle school teachers like @scottafcameron come into our planning sessions #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:15 PM
Hey @jasongraham99 , how r u 7 the fam going? #pypchat - I have main stuff on wall, I'm just wondering about p1 & 2 of planner
DwyerTeacher
9:16 PM
@scottafcameron Great question! This #PYPchat
whatedsaid
9:16 PM
@mlrose14 Might be easier to start a new school!! #pypchat
LindyBuckley1
9:16 PM
#pypchat We try to have librarian, tech and EAL and LS teachers there too when planning units.
wholeboxndice
9:16 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q6. How often and how collaboratively do you review your school POI? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:16 PM
I like this one! RT @DwyerTeacher: Q6. How often and how collaboratively do you review your school POI? #pypchat
mlrose14
9:16 PM
@DwyerTeacher I also wonder if its easier to establish in a new school or change the paradigm in an older school #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:16 PM
We are still moving some ppl from mere 'joint planning' to collaborative planning. #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:16 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q6. How often and how collaboratively do you review your school POI? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:16 PM
Q6. How often and how collaboratively do you review your school POI? #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:17 PM
A6 we review POI annually. Perhaps too often. Units need time to develop (if your considering changing units) #PYPchat
thammerlund
9:17 PM
I like that idea. RT: @Saigon_Eldred @jasongraham99 perhaps another section on #pypchat wiki for pix of our classrooms
BruceFerrington
9:17 PM
@whatedsaid @DwyerTeacher Constantly review - makes it alive and dynamic. Yr 4 this year have 4 (or 5) new units #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:17 PM
@Saigon_Eldred @jasongraham99 Cracking Idea! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:17 PM
A6: Whole staff POI review annually. My teaching partner and I do it ongoing. #pypchat
paulhuebl
9:17 PM
“@wholeboxndice: We are still moving some ppl from mere 'joint planning' to collaborative planning. #pypchat” big difference
jennysfen
9:17 PM
A6 we review it at the end of each year - using the reflections on the planners as a starting point. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:17 PM
@Saigon_Eldred NIce idea! The visual PYPchat! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:17 PM
@jasongraham99 I wouldnt midn sharing pix - perhaps another section on #pypchat wiki for pix of our classrooms as a way of sharing ideas
irantimega
9:17 PM
A5 Guess collaborative planning is also a PD. Collaboration is a skill we need to elaborate further since we didnt learn it before #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
9:17 PM
It takes a while for a lightbulb moment, but then you can't do without collaborative planning or remember what you ever did before #pypchat
traintheteacher
9:17 PM
Learning should be viral. Great ideas get snaffled up all the time #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:18 PM
@jennysfen good idea - collate all reflections from planners. I like that one #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:18 PM
@mgraffin Program of Inquiry #pypchat
mgraffin
9:18 PM
HUGE respect for #ECE teachers. I couldn't do it RT @lsacker: #PYPchat watch the early childhood teachers. they know how to get it right
thammerlund
9:18 PM
@mgraffin Program of Inquiry #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:18 PM
@paulhuebl Agreed. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:18 PM
@jasongraham99 I agree, they need a couple cycles before they can be changed; maybe tweaked yearly? #PYPchat
whatedsaid
9:18 PM
@BruceFerrington Yes we do too, every year we understand more and are further down the learning path. Some schools keep it static #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:18 PM
RT @jasongraham99: A6 we review POI annually. Perhaps too often. Units need time to develop (if your considering changing units) #PYPchat
mgraffin
9:18 PM
@whatedsaid @DwyerTeacher um? POI? sorry, not everyone glancing at #pypchat knows the acronyms :)
DwyerTeacher
9:19 PM
@mgraffin Yes, the 6 units you teach in a year are combined to be what is called the overall POI #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:19 PM
@jasongraham99 I guess review vs change is the distinction. Our curriculum req. here (rolling out National curric.) mean regular ch #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:19 PM
@jasongraham99 Too often, our execution (or lack of inquiry stance) is the problem, not the unit as written. Got to give up control #pypchat
jennysfen
9:19 PM
Q6. How often and how collaboratively do you review your school POI? #pypchat
mgraffin
9:19 PM
@thammerlund @whatedsaid and that would be a whole school road map? #pypchat
tgaletti
9:19 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: @jasongraham99 I agree, they need a couple cycles before they can be changed; maybe tweaked yearly? #PYPchat
whatedsaid
9:19 PM
RT @jennysfen: A6 we review it at the end of each year - using the reflections on the planners as a starting point. #pypchat
jennysfen
9:19 PM
@jasongraham99 I agree. Teachers need time to think about the units and make changes based on reflection (action cycle) #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
9:19 PM
A6: The beautiful thing called Australian Curriculum is playing havoc with our POI. Big review, alignment end of last year, ongoing #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:19 PM
#pypchat I loved our POI review at the end of last year. Gave me a window that I hadn't seen in my first year of PYP floundering
DanDunlevie
9:19 PM
A5 - Teachers need to feel trust in their team by having their opinions and thoughts valued and listened to. #pypchat
tgaletti
9:20 PM
@mlrose14 @DwyerTeacher I found the review rubric very helpful. Made me understand the POI and its elements so much better #pypchat
mgraffin
9:20 PM
@whatedsaid i really need to visit a pyp school one day. it is a foreign land, but so exciting :P #pypchat
haileyj45
9:20 PM
agreeRT @NicoleJaggers: Takes a while for a lightbulb moment, but then u can't do without collaboration or remember what you did b4 #pypchat
traintheteacher
9:20 PM
Putting my love out there for NZ curriculum which has teaching as inquiry as central concept. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:20 PM
@NicoleJaggers Yeah, I just mentioned same. We used Y5 as the template for allowing scope for incoming aspects. Think we have it. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:20 PM
@PDin140orLESS I'd RT that twice if Twitter would let me! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:20 PM
#pypchat. We tweak yearly - we know of a few units to be swapped or dropped at the end of this year . . hoping to get a few new ones myself
mgraffin
9:21 PM
@jennysfen Thanks, but as a very inexperienced traveller, HK may have to wait a bit! lol #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:21 PM
@mgraffin PLC is #pyp I believe. #pypchat
mlrose14
9:21 PM
@CapitanoAmazing This can be a really powerful process- did you use the POI Review Rubric? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:21 PM
@traintheteacher Great! The new Oz curric has conceptual beliefs and inquiry skills... but then it still has lots of content! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:21 PM
@mlrose14 or tinkered with... tinkered is a good word! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:21 PM
@mgraffin @whatedsaid @DwyerTeacher Program of Inquiry #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:21 PM
@wholeboxndice yes that is the distinction. Id imagine itd be different with working within state standards/national curriculums #pypchat
jennysfen
9:21 PM
@mgraffin always welcome to visit CDNIS in HK! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:22 PM
@NicoleJaggers Nic, do you reflect with the grade teames? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:22 PM
@mgraffin jump into the deep end; start in HK or Tokyo at rush hour, experience a new world! #pypchat
mgraffin
9:22 PM
@wholeboxndice actually yes .... I seem to remember my boss mentioning having worked there. Hard 2 get into though :( #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:22 PM
@NicoleJaggers Why would they not be honest? #pypchat
DanDunlevie
9:22 PM
We make changes based on reflections from the previous year.Now considering adjust POI across entire school and AUSTcurriculum link #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:22 PM
@tgaletti Where did you find the review rubric for the POI, so everyone knows where that resource is? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:22 PM
@mlrose14 We're about to audit our POI against the new OZ curric and will use the rubric too #pypchat
jennysfen
9:22 PM
my tweetdeck is lagging!!!!! #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
9:22 PM
A6: It is crucial for teachers to be honest in their unit reflections or the next year we don't learn from our mistakes! #pypchat
vk177
9:22 PM
RT @annemareemoore: #pypchat we are trialling virtual faculties and virtual staff rooms to encourage collaborative planning across remotely located schools
jennysfen
9:23 PM
@paulhuebl that makes for a very heavy year! #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:23 PM
@whatedsaid @NicoleJaggers Too often they just want to get the reflections done and not utilize any real reflection in the process #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:23 PM
I know, we are not on Q9, but I cant be bothered to look back ;) #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
9:23 PM
@PDin140orLESS @tgaletti Key to Aus Curric audit is to find concepts embedded in content- stay true to big ideas,not content driven #pypchat
scottafcameron
9:23 PM
@whatedsaid @NicoleJaggers #PYPchat somes teachers believe what they are doing is perfect...that is their reflection
mgraffin
9:23 PM
@DwyerTeacher lol. I'm not sure I'd survive (intact)! :) #pypchat
paulhuebl
9:23 PM
Major rejigging cos of acara. My grade will have 4 new units next year #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:23 PM
Q9. What role do administrators play in the collaboration process? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:23 PM
@whatedsaid @mlrose14 Pleading ignorant. Hook me up with the rubric? #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:23 PM
@mlrose14 #pypchat No idea. My head was spinning. Just remember huge butchers paper sheets with SO much discussion. It was amazing.
Saigon_Eldred
9:24 PM
#pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:24 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q9. What role do administrators play in the collaboration process? #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:24 PM
@NicoleJaggers my unit reflectins are very honest - much to the delight of some new teachers during induction #pypchat
lsacker
9:24 PM
@PDin140orLESS @whatedsaid @NicoleJaggers #PYPchat does happen agree
whatedsaid
9:24 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q9. What role do administrators play in the collaboration process? #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:24 PM
Q8. What role do administrators play in the collaboration process? #pypchat fixed it for those of you who ike linearity....
NicoleJaggers
9:24 PM
@whatedsaid Hmmm, not always, time, time, but I can access remotely to planners and we can all add in. #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:24 PM
@CapitanoAmazing @mlrose14 When the #pyp penny drops, it is more like Trump emptied his wallet. Hits hard and spectacularly. #pypchat
scottafcameron
9:24 PM
A9 - planned collaboration time - PD time (internal and external) #PYPchat
PDin140orLESS
9:25 PM
A9 Build time for it in the schedule and protect that time as "sacred" time. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:25 PM
@traintheteacher Great to have you at #pypchat
SarahHHK
9:25 PM
#pypchat sorry missed loads. Son threw up... gotta go play nurse... sorry. Next time
wholeboxndice
9:25 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q8. What role do administrators play in the collaboration process? #pypchat fixed it for those of you who ike linearity....
Saigon_Eldred
9:25 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: @whatedsaid @mlrose14 Pleading ignorant. Hook me up with the rubric? #pypchat ME 2
traintheteacher
9:25 PM
I should be in bed 11.30 at night here in kiwiland. Love #pypchat and looking forward to hearing more about intl uoi. Awesome sauce.
tgaletti
9:25 PM
@PDin140orLESS we worked on it as a staff at the end of last year. The rubric was shared. Did you @mlrose14 share it with us? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:25 PM
A9: Admin are pivotal. We need their timetabling and scheduling support. We need their open purses. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:25 PM
@whatedsaid he just cant count #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:25 PM
#pypchat Today I busted myself thinking about how I'd reflect on an activity later while I was in the middle of it.
jennysfen
9:25 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Q8. What role do administrators play in the collaboration process? #pypchat
scottafcameron
9:25 PM
A8 or 9 - admin should follow what they preach and collaborate as well with other admin and teachers #PYPchat
whatedsaid
9:25 PM
I think our moderator @DwyerTeacher is making up the numbersa ;-) #pypchat
haileyj45
9:26 PM
agree RT @scottafcameron: A8 or 9 - admin should follow what they preach and collaborate as well with other admin and teachers #PYPchat
DwyerTeacher
9:26 PM
A8 hopefully admin is using their years of experience to help teachers plan engaging units #pypchat
lindawollan
9:26 PM
RT @jennysfen: my tweetdeck is lagging!!!!! #pypchat mine too
NicoleJaggers
9:26 PM
@whatedsaid Perhaps fear of their teaching being under the spotlight? Not valuing reflection as part of growth? Time? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:26 PM
@traintheteacher Glad you could join! #pypchat
lsacker
9:26 PM
@CapitanoAmazing #PYPchat once you become a reflector you think above the activity all the time. I have a second brain above me
jennysfen
9:26 PM
@Saigon_Eldred we can put it on the #pypchat wiki in the resources
DwyerTeacher
9:26 PM
@SarahHHK Family first! Always! #pypchat
PDin140orLESS
9:27 PM
@DwyerTeacher Collab. Plan. isn't just something we do when we meet in the hall or after school when we can-it is scheduled #pypchat
mlrose14
9:27 PM
@NicoleJaggers @PDin140orLESS @tgaletti So true with all standards based frameworks- tease out the concepts! #pypchat
jennysfen
9:27 PM
@Saigon_Eldred you are most welcome - would love to meet my tweeting community face to face! #pypchat
irantimega
9:27 PM
Need to leave #pypchat Missing my time in teaching and learning PYP way, apologize for havent been able to post the illustrative reflection.
LindyBuckley1
9:27 PM
#pypchat Our admin attend PLC meetings on a regular basis.
whatedsaid
9:27 PM
@NicoleJaggers Yes, I know. And did we mention time? ;-) #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
9:28 PM
A9 Administrators not being called administrators may break the stigma of staff opening up in collaborative planning?- all in team #pypchat
lsacker
9:28 PM
#PYPchat thanks all best one ever .good night
wholeboxndice
9:29 PM
Over 500 tweets in tonight's #pypchat already! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:29 PM
@NicoleJaggers Nicely said! That word tends to draw line and exclude #pypchat
mlrose14
9:29 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: A9: Admin are pivotal. We need their timetabling and scheduling support. We need their open purses. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:29 PM
@NicoleJaggers Do you call them admin? It sounds very American to me. #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:30 PM
@whatedsaid that guy can't count! #pypchat
JinaBel28
9:30 PM
#pypchat my first pypchat - was great - thank you.
MichaelaMiller6
9:30 PM
#pypchat A9. Working in a collaborative teaching and learning model our face 2 face release time is set to facilitate this.
tgaletti
9:30 PM
RT @DwyerTeacher: Tonight’s #pypchat archive and resources will be posted here within 48hrs: http://t.co/XGlCYB73
whatedsaid
9:30 PM
Thanks to our awesome moderator @DwyerTeacher #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:30 PM
The next #pypchat will be in 2 weeks. Post your discussion ideas here for future chats. http://t.co/HM68ZHm9
thammerlund
9:30 PM
Good night all #pypchat
LindyBuckley1
9:30 PM
#pypchat Wow. So fast and furious - almost hard to keep pace! Really miss being in a PYP school!
tgaletti
9:30 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: Over 500 tweets in tonight's #pypchat already! #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:30 PM
Tonight’s #pypchat archive and resources will be posted here within 48hrs: http://t.co/XGlCYB73
whatedsaid
9:30 PM
@wholeboxndice Do you know how many participants? #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:30 PM
@NicoleJaggers #pypchat does this mean exec or coordinators? Should just be called 'probers' ;)
jennysfen
9:30 PM
RT @wholeboxndice: Over 500 tweets in tonight's #pypchat already! #pypchat - wow! I thought it was a fast paced one!
haileyj45
9:30 PM
loved having tweetdeck - made following chat so much easier thanks for inspirational conversation #pypchat
mgraffin
9:30 PM
I am really glad I dipped my toe into #pypchat tonight. Thankyou for the warm welcome. I will return. Now to finish that third blog post ...
DwyerTeacher
9:31 PM
@jessievaz12 missed it.... ;( #pypchat
tgaletti
9:31 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Thanks to our awesome moderator @DwyerTeacher #pypchat ... and to everyone else participating. What an awesome chat!
Saigon_Eldred
9:31 PM
RT @jennysfen: RT @jasongraham99: @DwyerTeacher hey thanks for great moderating! #pypchat thank you!
whatedsaid
9:31 PM
@jessievaz12 Jess!!! It's over :-( #pypchat
jennysfen
9:31 PM
RT @jasongraham99: @DwyerTeacher hey thanks for great moderating! #pypchat thank you!
DwyerTeacher
9:31 PM
gotta get the little one to bed, night all! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:31 PM
Gr8 #pypchat, sorry I missed so much. Well done to @DwyerTeacher
jessievaz12
9:31 PM
Hi everyone! Talk is collaborative planning? #pypchat
jasongraham99
9:31 PM
@DwyerTeacher hey thanks for great moderating! #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:31 PM
Great to see so many new people in tonight's #pypchat!
mlrose14
9:31 PM
@tgaletti @PDin140orLESS Available in e-library on OCC. http://t.co/BISt4pd2 not sure if this will work #pypchat
NicoleJaggers
9:31 PM
@whatedsaid "exec"... has same negative connotation at times when I just want to feel part of team :( #pypchat
jennysfen
9:31 PM
#pypchat Thanks for tonight - it's so good to be back. A stimulating conversation with much to think about.
Namastececi
9:32 PM
Missed it again! I do enjoy reading the archives. #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:32 PM
@Kelli_Cody Yes we have a wiki http://t.co/J3Y5bfeK Will you join in next time? #pypchat
jennysfen
9:32 PM
Time flies...and so do the tweets and the ideas during a #pypchat
DwyerTeacher
9:32 PM
@tgaletti as always.... #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
9:32 PM
new to #pypchat and really just listened... will the conversations be kept somewhere to refer back to?
MichaelaMiller6
9:32 PM
#pypchat A9. Also meet after hour with our Stage 3 PLT.
jessievaz12
9:32 PM
Agreed! RT @NicoleJaggers: Admin not called admin may break the stigma of staff opening up in collaborative planning?- all in team #pypchat
tgaletti
9:33 PM
RT @jennysfen: Time flies...and so do the tweets and the ideas during a #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
9:33 PM
@jennysfen thanks it has been interesting #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:33 PM
@wholeboxndice Is it a record? #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:33 PM
@Saigon_Eldred Can we all come along for the few beers? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:33 PM
@whatedsaid Over 50 different tweeters! #pypchat
Saigon_Eldred
9:33 PM
#pypchat - uni assignments & blog posts await - but perhaps its time to duck out for a few beers. gr8 chat again
jennysfen
9:33 PM
@Kelli_Cody the thread will be posted in the wiki along with the resources http://t.co/oTKYFg7Q #pypchat
T_S_A_
9:33 PM
http://t.co/AH13QVJ0 #Retweet ... #Watch #NewMusic http://t.co/38VumRF1 #Retweet #pypchat
CapitanoAmazing
9:33 PM
@jessievaz12 @NicoleJaggers Totally! I'm trying to sell the idea of 'probers' no? Thanks for the chat #pypchat.
lindawollan
9:33 PM
Thanks all - great #pypchat tonight
tgaletti
9:33 PM
RT @mlrose14: @tgaletti @PDin140orLESS Available in e-library on OCC. http://t.co/BISt4pd2 not sure if this will work #pypchat
jessievaz12
9:33 PM
Boo hoo! Timing off! Darn south america! Next time! RT @DwyerTeacher: @jessievaz12 missed it.... ;( #pypchat
tgaletti
9:34 PM
What is our next topic? #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:34 PM
Thanks to @DwyerTeacher for the mod cons. #pypchat
villaborella
9:34 PM
Thanks ..great resource #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:34 PM
RT @whatedsaid: Great to see so many new people in tonight's #pypchat!
NicoleJaggers
9:34 PM
Exhilarating! You guys are awesome. Will take me a week to read back through it all- cool. Thanks and goodnight. #pypchat
jessievaz12
9:34 PM
@whatedsaid yeah, next time! Trying to connect more with you wonderful people!! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:34 PM
@Kelli_Cody The archives will be posted on http://t.co/8SSp2ndA within the next 48 hours! #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:35 PM
Stay tuned for more collaborative planning as we look to turn the #pypchatter about a global UOI into action. #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
9:35 PM
@wholeboxndice thanks much glad i got here #pypchat
whatedsaid
9:35 PM
@villaborella Will you be back next time? #pypchat
Kelli_Cody
9:36 PM
@whatedsaid I definitely will join next time thanks for the great information tonight #pypchat
wholeboxndice
9:36 PM
@tgaletti We will see what the poll decides! lol #pypchat
paulhuebl
9:37 PM
Thanks for a great intro, #pypchat. I'll be back!