Presentation on theme: "School-based Implementation of Liberal Studies Curriculum inspired by the Resource Package Helena Ng Wah Yan College, Kowloon 18.12.2013."— Presentation transcript:
School-based Implementation of Liberal Studies Curriculum inspired by the Resource Package Helena Ng Wah Yan College, Kowloon
LS Geog Maths English History Biology
LS Geog Maths English History Biology
LS Geog English History Biology Ethics & Religious Studies Principal
LS Geog English History Biology Visual Arts Ethics & Religious Studies
LS Geog History Biology Ethics & Religious Studies LS Graduate
7 Change of manpower in Liberal Studies Panel School yearStudent Groups Teachers (F.4 only) (F.4, F.5) (F.4-6) ??
Learning & Teaching
10 Curriculum Planning Learning & Teaching Focuses Learning Outcomes & Assessment Management & Division of Labour
1. School context as a premise for Curriculum Planning No junior forms LS Boys’ school Interested in Science 11 Curriculum Planning Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package, p. 3
12 Development of Hong Kong and the energy-related issues
A link with F.3 History and Junior Forms Integrated Science Controversial Issue: Use of electric car in Hong Kong – sustainable? 13
14 Issue Enquiry: To what extent does electric car match with sustainable development of Hong Kong? Is the use of electric car in Hong Kong compatible with sustainable development?
2. Flexible arrangement of issue of enquiry in each module Breaking the modules into different part Recombine some themes 16 Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package, p. 5 Curriculum Planning
M1T1 Understandin g oneself M2T1 Quality of Life M2T3 Identity M2T2 Socio- political participation M1T2 Interpersonal relationships Recombine some themes
3. Combining Lesson Time for Modular Teaching and IES integrating the learning and teaching with IES in terms of knowledge and skill acquisition 19 Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package, p. 5-6 Curriculum Planning
22 Organizing and analysing their own collected data
Principles for the Design of Learning & Teaching Strategies 23 relevant to the “questions for enquiry” in line with the assessment objectives
F.4 Assessment Objectives
F.6 Assessment Objectives
Selecting issues related to the curriculum Starting with everyday events & personal experience Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package, p. 8
Smartphone – blessing or curse? Issue Enquiry: Smartphone – blessing or curse?
Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package, p. 43
Multiple Identities – LS Teacher as a case study
Modern China M3T1: Impact of reform & opening-up M3T2: Chinese Culture & Modern Life 33 Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package, p Relaxed Population Policy – Issue Enquiry: Relaxed Population Policy – the way forward ?
Facts Key ideas with concepts linked up Prompting questions Why is there such a social phenomenon in the mainland? Can you describe about the photo? What phenomenon is shown in the photo? Individual case ? Social phenomenon? Difficult to look for a partner A man is trying to find a girl friend He looks desperate / men unattractive to women / poor interpersonal relationship Is such situation common in Hong Kong? Why / why not? One child policy / Sexual imbalance Any evidence to support your claim? Figures showing male & female ratio, They are the grownup under one-child policy launched 30 years ago Prompting questions
Phenomenon / problems What are the opportunities and challenges of one-child policy after its launch in China in the past few decades? (Expected answers: reducing household size / small family / change in family structure – how a family is made up – parents + single child / no siblings / better education / no relatives ) Prompting questions What is the trend of the change in household size? What are the implications? Any benefits? Any problems? (Source B) Quantitative: Refer to table 1 and 2. (Source C population pyramids) Describe the trends as shown in the bar chart. What are the implications? concept: aging population / sexual imbalance (source D text source) Can you categorize the problems according to their similarities? Personal level: financial & emotional problem, dissatisfaction among a ging parents National level: reducing workforce, aging population hugh financial burden o n old age welfare) Social / economic / cultural / environmental Pros & cons / short-term & long-term Key ideas
Is “the relaxed population policy in China” the way forward? source B source D source F What are the main features of the policy? Why is the relaxed policy launched? What are the possible benefits of the policy? Can you categorize these benefits according to their nature? 2 children if both parents are single-child or parent of them is single-child, Relaxed fixed interval between 2 children in Shangdong Summarizing features: Less stringent, greater flexibility (economic reason / dwindling workforce / increasing labour wage / increasing production cost / reducing competitiveness among Asian countries ) (concerns related to relaxed poplicy: use of limited resources, environmental degradation, problems related to urbanization worsen, job opportunity What are the possible problems / obstacles / risks of the policy? What are the challenges of launching the policy? Do the potential benefits outweigh the possible problems? How would you assess the effectiveness, feasibility and necessity of the policy? Can the possible problems be minimized through some measures? How to overcome the obstacles? Any possibility to minimize the risks? source G source H source C source E
37 Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package, p. 61
39 Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package, p. 39
40 Liberal Studies Curriculum & Assessment Resource Package, p. 41
48 Issue Enquiry: How is people’s understanding of disease & public health affected by different factors? Exploration using the case study of hand- foot-mouth disease (HFMD)
49 Value the suggestions of others Respect for evidence Respect for different ways of life, belief & opinions Show empathy and concerns to those who were / are suffering from hand-foot-mouth disease Reflect on own lifestyle
Inspired by the Resource Package Streamline our rich materials Matching the curriculum aims More cross-modular, to be in line with assessment
54 Question types similar to those of HKEAA Why are the young people in Hong Kong more motivated in participating in the socio-political affairs in recent years? Explain your answer with reference to the data sources and your own knowledge. (10 marks) “Altruism is the main factor accounting for building a civil society in Hong Kong.” To what extent do you agree with this view? Explain your answer. (10 marks)
Jilin No.1 High School The area school ground was at least 10 times of our school, but covering around 10 thousand students.
Collaboration among colleagues, students and LS learning communities 57