Contact me if you want to arrange professional development for your staff or cluster. Some of the workshops I can provide are listed below or
I can tailor a workshop to suit your needs.
An Introduction to Inquiry - the basics for beginners
Inquiry in an ICT-rich Environment - my research and advice on which ICTs are useful for inquiry.
Lifelong Learning - authentic learning, student ownership and learning transfer.
Thinking Through Inquiry - Developing Thinking Skills Through Inquiry
Inquiry and the Key Competencies - Inquiry-based learning is a great way to develop the Key competencies.
Guided inquiry - supporting students in their inquiry
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?
Getting Inquiry Happening - been struggling to get inquiry underway? This could be for you.
The Question is the Key - developing that Key question, things to consider and how to help students come up with this.
Developing your school curriculum - Time to revisit your school curriculum?
Thinking Skills - teaching thinking skills strategies.
Thinking Competency - The Thinking skills key competency.
Participating & Contributing Competency - authentic learning.
Interactive Whiteboards for Reading and Language - lots of practical ideas for using IWBs for reading and language. Includes activating prior knowledge and engaging higher order thinking skills.
Great Web Resources for Classrooms - web1.0 and web 2.0 sites that will support learning
Webquests for Beginners
NB. My teaching experience, and hence the focus of my workshops, is on primary-aged students. Most of my experience with interactive whiteboards has been with Promethean ACTIVboards although many activities and ideas will work on any IWB.
Workshop charges can be viewed here.
2011 Jan-Marie Kellow
I will be presenting at these events. Contact me for more information or to register interest
I am currently an ICT facilitator and educational consultant. Prior to that I was Deputy Principal of Opoutere School for 10 years and have been a primary teacher for over 20 years.
I was a Ministry of Education
e-fellow in 2006 and am currently a CORE e-fellow.
I was voted Microsoft New Zealand Innovative Teacher of the year in 2007 after presenting at the Asia-Pacific Innovative Teachers Conference.
I hold a
PGDip. in Education (Educational Leadership) and a
PGCert. in Technology in Education
I have presented at numerous conferences including ULearn Learning@schools and TUANZ.