|Maths credits||Total NCEA credits||Teacher reflection|
Year 11 students at my school lost NINE timetabled maths lessons in term 1 due to school activities like:
Powhiri practice - 1 period
Powhiri - 1 period
Athletics Day - 2 periods
Teacher only day - 2 periods and
Student Achievement Conferences - 3 periods.
One of the ways to make up for lost TIME would be for students to return to school during the Easter break, do some revision and then sit missed assessments............................. Who was I kidding??
I had to come up with a more believable plan, so I turned to my trusted friend.......DATA.
Term 1 credit protocol at our college is for each learner to get a minimum of 4 credits per subject so that they could end the term on a total of at least 20 NCEA credits. The table on the left, shows our NCEA L1 Maori learners' data, 3 weeks before end of term 1. The credits highlighted in green are my year 11 Maori learners and if you look closely enough you will see that one (11%) of my learners has met term 1 credit protocol compared to nine (20%) school-wide......... I had read a Momentum Quote a few days ago which said "if they can do it, so can you", so I shared this data and the quote with my learners today and it encouraged them to reflect on what we can do differently. With 4 days left to go this term, we hope that sharing the data will get us the desired outcome.
Friday, 7 April 2017
Let the data tell the story
"There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction." –John F. Kennedy ...
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The end is now upon us and so I face the final analysis comparing 2016 NCEA L1 Maori data with that of 2017. Credits 2016 2017 ...