Teaching Higher Order Thinking with PRS support

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PRS is the Personal Response System created by Interwrite. IWBers in the Flaxmere cluser will be moving towards its use in the classroom situation. This Slideshow is designed to consider its use as more than an assessment tool capable of producing instant responses. You could have your topic tretest marked and on your desk within seconds of its completion

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  • Who I am? Flaxmere Teacher at Peterhead School, Year 3 I moved to NZ in March 2003 I was born in Bolton, brought up in Wales. Educated at St Martins, which I have just discovered is now ‘University of Cumbria’ I am gutted because my Degree is from Lancaster Uni a top 10 uni in Britain, and second The Universtiy of Cumbria is not IN Cumbria at all but Lancashire. Being over here now my said ‘What does it matter?” Well I suppose it shouldn’t BUT it does to me!
  • Teaching Higher Order Thinking with PRS support

    1. 1. Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007 Teaching higher order thinking with PRS support www.educatingthedragon.edublogs.org
    2. 2. <ul><li>Bolton </li></ul><ul><li>Blackpool </li></ul><ul><li>Blackburn </li></ul><ul><li>Burnley </li></ul>Where was I born? Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    3. 3. The Video <ul><li>How many passes are made with the two balls? </li></ul><ul><li>35 </li></ul><ul><li>26 </li></ul><ul><li>28 </li></ul><ul><li>31 </li></ul>Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    4. 4. The Video <ul><li>What animal did you see? </li></ul><ul><li>Cat </li></ul><ul><li>Dog </li></ul><ul><li>Lion </li></ul><ul><li>Gorilla </li></ul>Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    5. 5. Which Framework best defines Higher Order Thinking? <ul><li>A. DeBono’s Six Hats </li></ul><ul><li>B. Bloom’s Taxonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Intelligences </li></ul><ul><li>Habits of Mind </li></ul><ul><li>All of the above </li></ul>Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    6. 6. Bloom’s Taxonomy <ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehension </li></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Synthesis </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Remember </li></ul><ul><li>Understand </li></ul><ul><li>Apply </li></ul><ul><li>Analyse </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Create </li></ul><ul><li>Move On (1) </li></ul><ul><li>Consider (2) </li></ul>Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    7. 7. Bloom’s Taxonomy - Consider Remember Understand Apply Analyse Evaluate Create Show what they can retrieve from long term memory Make connections to new learning, give examples, predicting, finding patterns Following a procedure to complete a task. Breaking a task into parts and show how the parts relate to each other Identifying problems, judging, comparison with reasoning Produce original ideas or detailed plans. Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    8. 8. Match the activity <ul><li>Find another book with a friendship theme </li></ul><ul><li>Draw a flowchart of the digestive system </li></ul><ul><li>How are the characters in these two stories similar? </li></ul><ul><li>Current affairs quiz using the clickers </li></ul>Which Blooms Level is this? <ul><li>Remember </li></ul><ul><li>Understand </li></ul><ul><li>Apply </li></ul><ul><li>Analyse </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Create </li></ul>2.Understand Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    9. 9. Match the activity 2 <ul><li>Write 2 different dramatic skits about the term ‘buyer beware’ </li></ul><ul><li>Design a cartoon character who saves water </li></ul><ul><li>Write a new ending to Little Red Riding Hood. </li></ul><ul><li>Making a choose your own adventure story for the clickers </li></ul>Which Blooms Level is this? <ul><li>Remember </li></ul><ul><li>Understand </li></ul><ul><li>Apply </li></ul><ul><li>Analyse </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Create </li></ul>6.Create Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    10. 10. Match the activity 3 <ul><li>Compare and contrast these toys </li></ul><ul><li>Find as many common links between these events as you can </li></ul><ul><li>What if Little Red Riding Hood carried a mobile phone. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify the odd one out using the clickers </li></ul>Which Blooms Level is this? <ul><li>Remember </li></ul><ul><li>Understand </li></ul><ul><li>Apply </li></ul><ul><li>Analyse </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>Create </li></ul>4.Analyse Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    11. 11. What is PRS? <ul><li>True or False </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple choice </li></ul><ul><li>Short answer </li></ul><ul><li>Numeric (includes remainders, decimals & fractions) </li></ul><ul><li>Sequencing / ordering </li></ul><ul><li>Plus self paced mode </li></ul>Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    12. 12. Why PRS ? Anonymity Autonomy Speed of response Visualisation of the understanding of the class or group. Classroom management Demands a response Tactile and Visual Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    13. 13. Your Task <ul><li>Design as a group some questions, 3 or 4 perhaps that could be used in your subject area. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on the different levels of Bloom’s and the fact that you want to use the PRS. </li></ul>Remember Understand Apply Analyse Evaluation Create <ul><li>True or False </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple choice </li></ul><ul><li>Short answer </li></ul><ul><li>Numeric (includes remainders, decimals & fractions) </li></ul><ul><li>Sequencing / ordering </li></ul><ul><li>Plus self paced mode </li></ul>Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007
    14. 14. PRS http://sitechclicker.wikispaces.com/PRS+presentation www.educatingthedragon.edublogs.org [email_address] Flaxmere ICT Conference 2007

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