Jan-Marie Kellow
Jan-Marie Kellow (PGDipED (Educational Leadership), GCITE, Adv. Dip Tchg (Primary), Dip Tchg (ECE)) is currently an ICTPD facilitator and educational consultant. She is a primary teacher with over 20 years teaching experience. Most recently Jan-Marie was Deputy Principal and ICT facilitator at Opoutere School. She was a key member of the management team implementing inquiry-based learning supported by ICT, as part of the Kopu Digital Opportunities Project.
Jan-Marie was a Ministry of Education e-fellow in 2006 where her research area was 'Inquiry Learning in an ICT-rich Environment". She was judged Microsoft New Zealand Innovative Teacher of the year in 2007. Jan-Marie has presented at many regional, national and international conferences. Her work is based on educational research and experience in schools and she is able to tailor PD to suit the needs of your school, early childhood centre or cluster.

Curriculum areas covered: Thinking, Curriculum Integration, ICT, Gifted & Talented, Leadership & Change

The following are examples of the workshops and/or staff development areas Jan-Marie works in:

An Introduction to Inquiry - the basics for beginners

Inquiry in an ICT-rich Environment - research and advice on which ICTs support inquiry.

Lifelong Learning - authentic learning, student ownership and learning transfer.

Thinking Through Inquiry - Developing thinking skills through inquiry

Inquiry and the Key Competencies - Developing the Key competencies through inquiry-based learning.

Guided inquiry - scaffolding the learning

Developing a School Inquiry Model - exploring the models out there, what do they have in common and how to develop your own school model.

Inquiry and the New Curriculum - where does it fit? What does it mean for your school?

Developing your school curriculum - The new curriculum asks you to develop your own school curriculum. What does this mean and where do you start?

The New Curriculum - what does it mean for you?

Thinking Skills - developing thinking skills strategies.

Gifted and Talented - just how do you cater for these students?

Higher Order Thinking - how to develop HOTS.

Planning strategically - Planning strategically to make your vision into reality

Managing the change process - How do we manage change so that the task and the people are supported?

Auditing your school culture - how to undertake an audit of your school's culture, then what to do with the results

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