#DAPP162 session 3 >>> planning for learning

A session around planning for learning and learning theories…

The plan today was to model self-directed learning. In my work process and modelling is perhaps more important that product… does this make sense? After sharing the outcomes for the session and reminding colleagues about the assessment for the unit, I deleted the presentation.

Yes, I deleted the presentation in front of my colleagues eyes and asked the group to design the main part of the session… I did help a tiny bit by providing a series of resources as well as suggesting a circuit training approach… perhaps I helped too much?

What follows are my thoughts as it was happening… using a sort of line poem approach… inspired by Dr Sam Illingworth and a Greenhouse session around using poetry in teaching.

Slow

Slower

Time

The right time?

Conversations

Conversations

Slow

Delete

Done

Was this right?

Discussions

Lost?

Wondering

Wandering?

Purpose

Going somewhere?

Anywhere?

Lost?

Can this work?

Silence?

Lost?

Confused?

Confused?

Very confused/

Coming together

Slow

Thinking

Questions

Sharing

Progress?

Discussions

Questions

Laughter

Smiles

Thinking

Designing

Coming together

Negotiating

Laughter

Confused

Negotiating

Going somewhere

But where?

Smiling

Laughter

Determination

Doing it

Doing it

All coming together

Almost done

Time?

Almost no more time

No more time

Excitement

Done?

Done.

Did it work?

For some?

Rollercoaster…

poem

drawing the poem… using Doodlefan

Some pictures follow or the above story in pictures

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designing for learning and learning through designing (image source)

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Taking learning outside the classroom… follow me… (image source)

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Threshold concepts in action (image source)

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How you felt and what you thought of this process… (image source)

Next week is our last session and I am taking you all to Manchester City Centre. I can’t wait! 

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