VELS, Assessment and Music (Secondary) - Addressing and assessing other dimensions within our music courses

 
VELS, Assessment and Music (Secondary) - Addressing and assessing other dimensions within our music courses
VELS, Assessment and
    Music (Secondary)

Session 3
Addressing and assessing
other dimensions within our
music courses

Music
Session 3
Addressing and assessing
other dimensions within our
music courses
             Information and Communications Technology

                              Communication
                Thinking                           Science

Music             The Arts                  Humanities
                               English

                                           Personal Learning
            Interpersonal Development

Which dimensions
    can we...
    should we...
    do we want to... address?
Which dimensions
    can we...
    should we...
    do we want to... address?

 !   This depends on a few things...

Which dimensions
    can we...
    should we...
    do we want to... address?
Which dimensions
    can we...
    should we...
    do we want to... address?
!   What kinds of activities are we already doing or
    can we implement in our courses to explicitly teach
    the various dimensions?

Which dimensions
    can we...
    should we...
    do we want to... address?
!   What kinds of activities are we already doing or
    can we implement in our courses to explicitly teach
    the various dimensions?
!   What kind of evidence can we collect to base our
    assessment/reporting of these dimensions on?
Which dimensions
       can we...
       should we...
       do we want to... address?
  !   What kinds of activities are we already doing or
      can we implement in our courses to explicitly teach
      the various dimensions?
  !   What kind of evidence can we collect to base our
      assessment/reporting of these dimensions on?
  !   What are the expectations of our schools in
      regards to reporting against the dimensions
      outside of the arts?

over to you...

1) Which dimensions
do you currently
teach in your
courses?

2) Which dimensions
do you actually
assess?

3) Which dimensions
do you actually
report on?
Physical,           Health and Physical Education   Movement and physical activity
                                    Personal and                                        Health and Knowledge promotion

over to you...                      Social Learning     Interpersonal Development       Building social relationships
                                                                                        Working in Teams

                                                        Personal Learning               The individual learner
                                                                                        Managing personal learning

                                                        Civics and Citizenship          Civics knowledge and understanding
                                                                                        Community Engagement

1) Which dimensions                 Discipline-         The Arts                        Creating and Making
                                                                                        Exploring and Responding
                                    based Learning
do you currently                                        English                         Reading    Writing
                                                                                        Speaking and Listening
teach in your
                                                        The Humanities - Economics      Economics knowledge and understanding
courses?                                                                                Economics reasoning and interpretation

                                                        The Humanities - Geography      Geographical knowledge and understanding
                                                                                        Geospatial skills
2) Which dimensions                                     The Humanities - History        Historical knowledge and understanding
                                                                                        Historical reasoning and interpretation
do you actually
                                                        Languages other than English    Communicating in a language other than English,
assess?                                                                                 Intercultural knowledge and language awareness

                                                        Mathematics                     Number, Space, Measurement, chance and
                                                                                        data, Structure, Working Mathematically
3) Which dimensions                                     Science                         Science knowledge and understanding
                                                                                        Science at work
do you actually
                                    Interdisciplinary   Communication                   Listening, viewing and responding
report on?                          Learning                                            Presenting

                                                        Design, Creativity and          Investigating and designing, Producing,
                                                                                        Analysing and evaluating
                                                        Technology
                                                        Information and                 ICT for visualising thinking
                                                                                        ICT for creating, ICT for communicating
                                                        Communications Technology
                                                        Thinking Processes              Reasoning, processing and inquiry, Creativity,
                                                                                        Reflection, evaluation and metacognition

                                    Physical,           Health and Physical Education   Movement and physical activity
                                                                                        Health and Knowledge promotion
                                    Personal and
                                    Social Learning     Interpersonal Development       Building social relationships
                                                                                        Working in Teams

                                                        Personal
                                                        Personal    Learning
                                                                 Learning               The   individual
                                                                                        The individual       learner
                                                                                                       learner
   The individual learner                                                               Managing       personal
                                                                                        Managing personal   learninglearning
   •   Students identify areas for improvement
       in their learning and implement actions to       Civics and Citizenship          Civics knowledge and understanding
                                                                                        Community Engagement
       address them.
   •   Students seek and respond to Discipline-
                                      feedback          The Arts                        Creating and Making
       from peers and teachers and identify
                                      based Learning                                    Exploring and Responding
       areas for further development.
                                                        English                         Reading    Writing
   •   Students evaluate the effectiveness of                                           Speaking and Listening
       their learning strategies.
                                                        The Humanities - Economics      Economics knowledge and understanding
                                                                                        Economics reasoning and interpretation

                                                        The Humanities - Geography      Geographical knowledge and understanding
   Managing personal learning                                                           Geospatial skills
   • Students initiate personal short-term and
       long-term learning goals and negotiate           The Humanities - History        Historical knowledge and understanding
       courses of action to achieve them.                                               Historical reasoning and interpretation
   •   Students allocate appropriate time and
                                                        Languages other than English    Communicating in a language other than English,
       utilise appropriate resources to manage                                          Intercultural knowledge and language awareness
       competing priorities and complete tasks
       within set timeframes.                           Mathematics                     Number, Space, Measurement, chance and
                                                                                        data, Structure, Working Mathematically

                                                        Science                         Science knowledge and understanding
                                                                                        Science at work

                                    Interdisciplinary   Communication                   Listening, viewing and responding
                                                                                        Presenting
                                    Learning
                                                        Design, Creativity and          Investigating and designing, Producing,
                                                                                        Analysing and evaluating
                                                        Technology
                                                        Information and                 ICT for visualising thinking
                                                                                        ICT for creating, ICT for communicating
                                                        Communications Technology
                                                        Thinking Processes              Reasoning, processing and inquiry, Creativity,
                                                                                        Reflection, evaluation and metacognition
Physical,         Health and Physical Education   Movement and physical activity
                                    Personal and                                      Health and Knowledge promotion
                                    Social Learning   Interpersonal Development       Building social relationships
                                                                                      Working in Teams

                                                      Personal
                                                      Personal    Learning
                                                               Learning               The   individual
                                                                                      The individual       learner
                                                                                                     learner
                                                                                      Managing       personal
                                                                                      Managing personal   learninglearning

                                                      Civics and Citizenship          Civics knowledge and understanding
                                                                                      Community Engagement

ICT for creating                    Discipline-       The Arts                        Creating and Making
                                                                                      Exploring and Responding
• Students apply a range of techniques,
                                based Learning
    equipment and procedures that minimise            English                         Reading    Writing
    the cost, effort and time of processing                                           Speaking and Listening
    ICT solutions
                                                      The Humanities - Economics      Economics knowledge and understanding
•   Students apply strategies that protect                                            Economics reasoning and interpretation
    their fi les from being corrupted, stolen or
    accidentally lost.                                The Humanities - Geography      Geographical knowledge and understanding
                                                                                      Geospatial skills

                                                      The Humanities - History        Historical knowledge and understanding
                                                                                      Historical reasoning and interpretation

ICT for communicating                                 Languages other than English    Communicating in a language other than English,
                                                                                      Intercultural knowledge and language awareness
• Students exchange ideas and considered
    opinions with others through online                                               Number, Space, Measurement, chance and
                                                      Mathematics
    forums and websites.                                                              data, Structure, Working Mathematically
•   Students use accepted protocols to
    communicate regularly online with peers,          Science                         Science knowledge and understanding
                                                                                      Science at work
    experts, and others, expressing their
    messages in language appropriate    to the
                                  Interdisciplinary   Communication                   Listening, viewing and responding
    selected form of communication,   and
                                  Learning                                            Presenting
    demonstrating respect for cultural
                                                      Design, Creativity and          Investigating and designing, Producing,
    differences.                                                                      Analysing and evaluating
                                                      Technology
                                                      ICT
                                                      Information and
                                                                                      ICT for visualising thinking
                                                                                      ICT for visualising thinking
                                                                                      ICT  forcreating,
                                                                                      ICT for   creating,
                                                                                                        ICTICT    for
                                                                                                             for communicating
                                                      Communications Technology       communicating
                                                      Thinking Processes              Reasoning, processing and inquiry, Creativity,
                                                                                      Reflection, evaluation and metacognition

                                    Physical,         Health and Physical Education   Movement and physical activity
                                                                                      Health and Knowledge promotion
                                    Personal and
                                    Social Learning   Interpersonal Development       Building social relationships
                                                                                      Working in Teams

                                                      Personal
                                                      Personal    Learning
                                                               Learning               The   individual
                                                                                      The individual       learner
                                                                                                     learner
                                                                                      Managing       personal
                                                                                      Managing personal   learninglearning

Reasoning, processing and inquiry                     Civics and Citizenship          Civics knowledge and understanding
                                                                                      Community Engagement
• Students process and synthesise
    complex information and complete
                                   Discipline-        The Arts                        Creating and Making
    activities focusing on problem based
                                   solvingLearning
                                           and                                        Exploring and Responding
    decision making which involve a wide
                                                      English                         Reading    Writing
    range and complexity of variables and                                             Speaking and Listening
    solutions.
•   Students make informed decisions based            The Humanities - Economics      Economics knowledge and understanding
                                                                                      Economics reasoning and interpretation
    on their analysis of various perspectives
    and, sometimes contradictory information.         The Humanities - Geography      Geographical knowledge and understanding
                                                                                      Geospatial skills

Creativity                                            The Humanities - History        Historical knowledge and understanding
                                                                                      Historical reasoning and interpretation
• Students experiment with innovative
    possibilities within the parameters of a          Languages other than English    Communicating in a language other than English,
    task.                                                                             Intercultural knowledge and language awareness
•   Students take calculated risks when
                                                      Mathematics                     Number, Space, Measurement, chance and
    defining tasks and generating solutions.                                          data, Structure, Working Mathematically

                                                      Science                         Science knowledge and understanding
Reflection, evaluation and                                                            Science at work
metacognition
• Students explain conscious changes
                               Interdisciplinary
                                      that       Communication                        Listening, viewing and responding
                                                                                      Presenting
                                  Learning
    may occur in their own and others’
    thinking                                          Design, Creativity and          Investigating and designing, Producing,
                                                                                      Analysing and evaluating
                                                      Technology
                                                      ICT
                                                      Information and
                                                                                      ICT for visualising thinking
                                                                                      ICT for visualising thinking
                                                                                      ICT  forcreating,
                                                                                      ICT for   creating,
                                                                                                        ICTICT    for
                                                                                                             for communicating
                                                      Communications Technology
                                                      Thinking Processes              Reasoning,
                                                                                      communicating
                                                                                      Creativity
                                                                                                    processing and inquiry,
                                                      Thinking Processes              Reasoning, processing and inquiry, Creativity,
                                                                                      Reflection,  evaluation
                                                                                      Reflection, evaluation   and
                                                                                                             and   metacognition
                                                                                                                 metacognition
Physical,           Health and Physical Education   Movement and physical activity
               Personal and                                        Health and Knowledge promotion
               Social Learning     Interpersonal Development       Building social relationships
                                                                   Working in Teams

                                   Personal
                                   Personal    Learning
                                            Learning               The   individual
                                                                   The individual       learner
                                                                                  learner
                                                                   Managing       personal
                                                                   Managing personal   learninglearning

                                   Civics and Citizenship          Civics knowledge and understanding
                                                                   Community Engagement

               Discipline-         The Arts                        Creating and Making
               based Learning                                      Exploring and Responding

                                   English                         Reading    Writing
                                                                   Speaking and Listening

                                   The Humanities - Economics      Economics knowledge and understanding
                                                                   Economics reasoning and interpretation

                                   The Humanities - Geography      Geographical knowledge and understanding
                                                                   Geospatial skills

                                   The Humanities - History        Historical knowledge and understanding
                                                                   Historical reasoning and interpretation

                                   Languages other than English    Communicating in a language other than English,
                                                                   Intercultural knowledge and language awareness

                                   Mathematics                     Number, Space, Measurement, chance and
                                                                   data, Structure, Working Mathematically

                                   Science                         Science knowledge and understanding
                                                                   Science at work

               Interdisciplinary   Communication                   Listening, viewing and responding
                                                                   Presenting
               Learning
                                   Design, Creativity and          Investigating and designing, Producing,
                                                                   Analysing and evaluating
                                   Technology
                                   ICT
                                   Information and
                                                                   ICT for visualising thinking
                                                                   ICT for visualising thinking
                                                                   ICT  forcreating,
                                                                   ICT for   creating,
                                                                                     ICTICT    for
                                                                                          for communicating
                                   Communications Technology
                                   Thinking Processes              Reasoning, processing and inquiry,
                                                                   communicating
                                                                   Creativity
                                   Thinking Processes              Reasoning, processing and inquiry, Creativity,
                                                                   Reflection,  evaluation
                                                                   Reflection, evaluation   and
                                                                                          and   metacognition
                                                                                              metacognition

Classroom
!   Informal in class learning
!   More structured activities with formal
    assessment
Classroom
    !   Informal in class learning
    !   Sample activities addressing “Thinking”
          !   Use of brainstorming techniques as intro to (or other
              part of) a topic/unit.
          !   Pair/small group session on developing questions in a
              relation to a particular topic.
          !   Class on research techniques.

                                     Informal in class learning - “Thinking”

Brainstorming

!   DOVE guidelines

                                        Source: http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/teaching.html
Informal in class learning - “Thinking”

Brainstorming

!   DOVE guidelines
                              D – defer judgement on any one
                              else’s ideas or comments

                              O – opt for the unusual or creative

                              V – generate a vast number of ideas

                              E – expand on the ideas by piggy
                              backing off others

                                  Source: http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/teaching.html

                               Informal in class learning - “Thinking”

Brainstorming

!   DOVE guidelines

!   Some strategies:
     !   Think, pair, share
     !   Placemat
     !   Graffiti wall
     !   Sunshine wheel
     !   A to Z
                                  Source: http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/teaching.html
Informal in class learning - “Thinking”

Brainstorming

!   DOVE guidelines

!   Some strategies:
     !   Think, pair, share
     !   Placemat
     !   Graffiti wall
     !   Sunshine wheel
     !   A to Z
                                 Source: http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/teaching.html

                              Informal in class learning - “Thinking”

Brainstorming

!   DOVE guidelines

!   Some strategies:
     !   Think, pair, share
     !   Placemat
     !   Graffiti wall
     !   Sunshine wheel
     !   A to Z
                                 Source: http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/teaching.html
Informal in class learning - “Thinking”

Brainstorming

!   DOVE guidelines

!   Some strategies:
     !   Think, pair, share
     !   Placemat
     !   Graffiti wall
     !   Sunshine wheel
     !   A to Z
                                 Source: http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/teaching.html

                              Informal in class learning - “Thinking”

Brainstorming

!   DOVE guidelines

!   Some strategies:
     !   Think, pair, share
     !   Placemat
     !   Graffiti wall
     !   Sunshine wheel
     !   A to Z
                                 Source: http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/teaching.html
Informal in class learning - “Thinking”

  Generating questions
  !   Pair/small group session on developing
      questions in relation to a particular topic.
  !   Activities such as the Question Stem Starters
      and The 5 Whys.

                                              Informal in class learning - “Thinking”

  Generating questions

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!"#$%&"'("#(&%)#*%+,'"-%+,#(#-%+,./,-%+,0-%+,1%'23%,0+4%02%",#%&.3#&%05%'%3./#%'23%
",#1%*#2#('"#%67#&".02&%5(0$%",'"%80&.".029
  •! ./01 did I do well today?

  •! ./232&could I make improvements?

  •! ./45/&parts of my practice routine need tweaking?

  •! 678&can I change my practice routing so my sessions are more
     focussed and I am less tired?

  •! ./9&do I find it difficult to memorise my pieces?

  •! ./7&could I ask to show me some strategies for memorisation?

                                 Source: http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/teaching.html
Informal in class learning - “Thinking”

 Generating questions

%6#):).6;$-&23)&.-&4&5/3.##)&.6"50&-)&#*+,"+-./%*&0"1.)7
 •! Because I stuffed up the 1st movement of the Sonata.&'&
    23)7
 •! Because I was really prepared but I was still really
    nervous. '&23)7
 •! Because I made too many mistakes. '&23)7
 •! Because I played my pieces too fast. '&23)7

 •! Because I had a memory lapse in the 2nd movement of the
    Sonata. '&23)7
                         Source: http://vels.vcaa.vic.edu.au/support/teaching.html

                                   Informal in class learning - “Thinking”

 Class on research techniques
 !   questioning sources
 !   analysing perspectives
 !   making informed decisions
Classroom
!   More structured tasks
!   Sample activities addressing a variety of
    dimensions
      !   Completion of planning/evaluation sheets and
          processes
      !   Participation in a peer feedback program, possibly
          through online collaborative tools

              Structured classroom tasks addressing a variety of dimensions

Planning/evaluation templates
!   Research style task
      !   Introductory research planning sheet - junior
      !   Planning sheet for major research task

!   Creative task
      !   Arranging Music planning sheet
      !   Arrangement student evaluation

                                              http://www.auschorale.org.au/Music_and_VELS
Structured classroom tasks addressing a variety of dimensions

Peer feedback program

!   Collaboration/online collaboration
!   Develops community and creativity
      !   Some kind of creative task, composition, performance
          etc... (or anything really! but need to avoid issues of
          plagiarism...)
      !   Students view each other’s work
      !   Students provide written commentary - criteria
      !   Students alter work accordingly
      !   Somewhere in task - discussion of changes in work/
          thinking/approach

                Structured classroom tasks addressing a variety of dimensions

Peer feedback program

!   Sample - year 9 advertisement unit
      !   Response to/analysis of music in various
          advertisements
      !   Composition of own soundtrack for an advertisement
      !   Online collaboration/feedback
            "   Peer group feedback form
            "   http://docs.google.com

      !   Completion of soundtrack
      !   Written analysis of own soundtrack, including
          discussion about how and why the student made
          changes after feedback on their work
Structured classroom tasks addressing a variety of dimensions

 Peer feedback program
                      Personal                      Students identify areas for improvement in their learning and
                      learning: the                 implement actions to address them.
                      individual learner            Students seek and respond to feedback from peers and teachers
                                                    and identify areas for further development.
Dimensions

                                                    Students determine the factors that contribute to the creation of
                                                    positive learning environments and establish, follow and monitor
                                                    protocols for a variety of learning situations.
                                                    Students evaluate the effectiveness of their learning strategies.

                      ICT for                       Students exchange ideas and considered opinions with others
                      communicating                 through online forums and websites.
                                                    Students use accepted protocols to communicate regularly online
                                                    with peers, experts, and others, expressing their messages in
                                                    language appropriate to the selected form of communication, and
                                                    demonstrating respect for cultural differences.
                      Communication:                Students use subject-specific language and conventions in
                      Presentation                  accordance with the purpose of their presentation to communicate
                                                    complex information.
                      Thinking:                     Students explain conscious changes that may occur in their own
                      Reflection,                   and others’ thinking
                      evaluation and
                      metacognition

Summary of sample activities

                                                     INSTRUMENTAL
                                 Informal                                           Structured
             Thinking: Ensemble problem solving                   Personal learning: keep a practice diary

             Personal learning: Regular monitoring of             Personal learning/Thinking: Develop a specific
             achivement of weekly mini-goals, set practice,       technical exercise to combat a particular problem in
             acting on feedback etc...                            a piece.

             Communication: Discussion in instrumental            Personal learning/Thinking: Regular practice
             lesson re interpretation, and the “way               performance in front of peers and teachers.
             complex messages are effectively conveyed”
             and considering “alternative views”,
             recognising “mulitple possible interpretations”
             and responding “with insight”.

             Communication: Ensemble work. “Students use          Communication/Thinking (reasoning,
             complex verbal and non-verbal cues, subject-         processing and inquiry): Completion of listening
             specific language, and a wide range of               (eg to a recording by a specific performer) and
             communication forms.:                                possible structured questions relating to the
                                                                  performer’s interpretation.
Summary of sample activities

                                            CLASSROOM
                       Informal                                      Structured
    Thinking: Brainstorming techniques              Personal learning: Completion of planning and
                                                    evaluation sheets/processes for coursework

    Thinking: Questioning processes/activities      Personal learning/Communication: Participation
                                                    in a peer feedback program, possibly through the
                                                    use of online collaborative tools.

    Thinking: Research – questioning sources/       Communication: Analysis of how music is used to
    analysing perspectives (possible eg, research   communicate meaning, eg in advertisements, film
    on authentic performance practice?, research    music. “Students identify the ways in which
    on styles?)                                     complex messages are effectively conveyed and
                                                    apply this knowledge to their communication.”

over to you...
Physical, Personal   Personal          The individual learner

over to you...      and Social
                    Learning
                                         Learning          Managing personal learning

                    Interdisciplinary    Information and   ICT for visualising thinking
                    Learning             Communications    ICT for creating, ICT for
                                         Technology        communicating

                                         Thinking          Reasoning, processing and inquiry,
                                         Processes         Creativity, Reflection, evaluation and
                                                           metacognition

        Topic: Classroom activities
        addressing 1 or more of these
        dimensions.

 Assessing these dimensions
Assessing these dimensions

!   Collection of evidence

Assessing these dimensions

!   Collection of evidence
!   Assessment sheets
Sample
!   Year 9 advertisement task
      !   Assessment sheet

                             http://www.auschorale.org.au/Music_and_VELS

Reporting
!   Your school’s expectations
Discussion

Instrumental
!   Informal in class learning
!   Sample activities addressing a variety of
    dimensions
      !   Regular setting and monitoring of achievement of
          weekly mini-goals, set practice, acting on feedback
          etc... between lessons (personal learning)
      !   Discussion in lesson re interpretation (communication)
Instrumental

Instrumental
    Relevance of Communication domain to
     interpretation discussion (reasoning,
            processing and inquiry)

 Discussion in instrumental lesson re
 interpretation, and the “way complex messages
 are effectively conveyed” and considering
 “alternative views”, recognising “multiple possible
 interpretations” and responding “with insight”.
Instrumental
!   More structured tasks
!   Sample activities addressing a variety of
    dimensions
      !   Keep a practice diary
      !   Develop a specific technical exercise for a technical
          problem in a work for performance
      !   Regular performance practices
      !   Listening and responding to different interpretations of
          a work being prepared for performance

Instrumental - assessment
!   Possible criteria sheet
      !   addressing the range of structured and informal tasks
          that an instrumental teacher could base assessment
          on
Ensemble
!   Informal tasks
!   Thinking - problem solving
      !   Why isn’t this passage working?
      !   How can we approach it differently?
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