Learning: Engage and Empower:Students createmultimedia contentand share it with theworld,
Assessment: Measure What Matters: ◦ Technology-based assessments that combine cognitive research and theory about how students think with multimedia, interactivity, and connectivity make it possible to directly assess these types of skills. ◦ This can be done within the context of relevant societal issues and problems that people care about in everyday life. ◦ Systems can be designed to capture students’ inputs and collect evidence of their knowledge and problem-solving abilities.
1. Growth Mindset & Lifelong Learning for All2. Focus on Key Skills/Outcomes, the C’s (especially) Creativity/Innovation3. Assessment of Academic Excellence & What Matters Most, Using Technology4. Networked Educators Collaboratively Working/Planning/Researching/ Learning5. Digitally Empowered, Networked, & Responsible Students Using Informational Resources Effectively6. Students Learning by Doing/Creating/Producing/Designing/Building/Publishing
1. Developing Ourselves as Leading Learners 2. Articulating the Vision and Modeling Digital Citizenship 3. Collaboratively determining our intended learning outcomes 4. Measuring what matters most, using technology. 5. Strengthening our faculty professional learning cultures 6. Promoting Aligned Teaching & Learning 7. Putting in place the necessary tools 8. Documenting & Sharing.
Step 1.Developing Ourselves as Learning Leaders
I had no idea that Twitter would turn out to be such a great source of personal, professional learning. I have become much more of a leader in technology to my faculty and admin. Because of Twitter, I now know Edmodo, Teachercast, Flipboard, Dropbox and others. I keep up with educational trends almost instantly and have become much more tuned in to national trends and policies in education.
I have 500 followers and some of my "wisdom" has been retweeted to thousands! I follow 1500 or so in my PLN, including other heads of independent schools, schools and colleges, public school principals, Ed policy makers, techies, teachers, associations, chil drens authors.
“the most creativeindividualsconsistently hadbroad social networksthat extended outsidetheir organization.”
Twitter is a “coral reef”for nurturing creativity.Steven Johnson only_point_five
Join these Virginia 21st c. ed leaders: Pam Moran, Albermarle County Jack Dale, Fairfax County Patrick Russo, Henrico Country Jim Merrill, Virginia Beach Rita Bishop, Roanoke Gale Pope, ManassasVideo: 43 seconds…1.38
Step 2Articulate your developing vision;model learning & digital citizenship
Step 3.Identify collaboratively desired outcomes and skills for your students
1. Conduct a fluent conversation in a foreign language about of piece of writing in that language.2. Write a cogent and persuasive opinion piece on a matter of public importance.3. Invent a machine or program a robot capable of performing a difficult physical task.
“How do we measure what wevalue rather than value what wemeasure?” Hkjdf
Commission on Accreditation Criterion 13 The standards require a school to provideevidence of a thoughtful process, respectful of its mission, for the collection and use in school decision-making of data (bothexternal and internal) about student learning
In “Crime Reduction” students act as a consultant toMayor Pat Stone who is running for reelection.As Mayor Stone’s consultant, students are asked to weighevidence to analyze the strengths and weaknesses of twopolicy initiatives.
I have opportunities to be creative in the classroom Percentage Strongly Agreeing 90 86 75STG 2009 STG 2010 All Schools (Averaged)
Percent Agreeing:We regularly discuss questions with no clear answers 92 82 72 All Schools St. Gregory 09 St. Gregory 10
All HSSSE students 65 60 55 28 Lecture Discussion and DebateGroup Projects Projects Involving Technology
Blood donation is essential. There is no product that can fully substitute for human blood. Blood donation is thus irreplaceable and essential to save lives. In France, each year, 500,000 patients benefit from a blood transfusion. The instruments for taking the blood are sterile and single-use (syringe, tubes, bags). There is no risk in giving your blood.Blood donation:It is the best-known kind of donation, and takes from 45 minutes to 1hour.A 450-ml bag is taken as well as some small samples on which tests and checks will bedone. - A man can give his blood five times a year, a woman three times. - Donors can be from 18 to 65 years old.An 8-week interval is compulsory between each donation.
Section II. Your School’s Results in an international context School ABCD Reading: 512 Mathematics: 513 Science: 507 Your school’s results are statistically significantly above Your school’s average score is not significantly different Your school’s results are statisticallyCompared tobelow significantly AveragesCountry or Reading Mathematic Scientific Economy literacy al literacy literacyShanghai-ChinaKoreaFinlandCanadaUnitedStatesUnitedKingdomGermanyTurkeyOECDAverage
I use twitter to mine forteachable moments,interesting activities, andways to broaden mythinking about teachingand learning.If I have questions...thereare people in my PLN whocan help me. It has been afun and interestingexperiment for me.
Step 6 Promote Aligned Teaching and Learning .:
7) Calculate the frequency of radiation with a wavelengthof 115 nm. Show work or indicate specific solutionmethod (reproduce text entered in command line ofWolfram). (3 pts) [Wolfram is the general solution method, althoughfailure to understand the relationships between photonwavelength, frequency, and energy often leads to incorrectanswers. Here a case where one needs to understand howWolfram structures this particular "knowledge" to get thecorrect answer]
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In the 8th grade, Ioften use thediscussion feature.You can see that Ihave posted an NewYork Times Articleabout homework.My studentsfollowed the link toread the article andthen discussed iton this page.
CurrentFastCo Mag:Thereshould be a3D printer ineveryAmericanhigh school.