Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Multivariate Statistics - Plan of attack



Historical data from 2016 showed that many Maori learners in 1104MAT did not sit (DNS) this Multivariate Achievement Standard which was taught in term 3.
AS 91035
% Maori 1104MAT
%Maori my school
Maori National Decile Equivalent (%)
N
83% - DNS
52.9%
21.5%
A
0%
23.5%
64.8%
M
0%
11.8%
9.2%
E
17%
11.8%
4.6%

Higher expectations cannot be taught or imposed independently of context. Rather, they develop as new teaching approaches are mastered and student learning is seen to improve. (Timperley, Wilson, Barrar, and Fung, 2007).
A plan of attack for 2017 was to teach and assess this standard earlier in the year and be more explicit about the use of 3 literacy strategies (Mnemonic, Word definition and Give one get one) and a teaching strategy (Acrostic Poem). My next blog will elaborate on these Literacy and Teaching strategies.

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