Karen Janowski   Assistive & Educational  Technology Consultant Reaching  All Learners
 
 
 
Focus on at least one tool or strategy that you will use with your students
 
What are your  struggles?
What does it feel   like to struggle  with reading and writing?
http:// www.flickr.com/photos/kyteacher/3578653239/in/pool-858082@N25
Five minute  discussion: 1.  What tools and strategies  are you  currently using with your students that are  successful? ...
<ul><li>Flow </li></ul><ul><li>(engagement?) </li></ul><ul><li>Defined by Mihály Csíkszentmihály  </li></ul>
The mental state of operation in which the  person is  fully immersed   in what he or she is  doing  by a feeling of energ...
  Balance between ability level    and    challenge   Wikipedia
Lack of awareness of time,  distorted sense of time (clock watcher?)
A sense of personal  control   over the situation or activity.
The activity is  intrinsically rewarding ,  effortless http://www.flickr.com/photos/53539456@N00/437085000/
When are you  in the  flow ?
http://www.thinktogether.org/images/newpages/forweb/programpic4.jpg
http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonjazz/1793342687/
 
 
 
So how do we get there? How do we help our students reach a  state of flow? How do we equip and empower them?
Guiding Principles
Student First
Joyful Learning
One Size does not fit all
TTWWADI Doesn’t cut  it anymore   http://shahuchhtrapatishikshan.com/smbmsm/classrooms.jpg
Model life-long learning http://isc.blog.fairport.org/files/2009/07/teachers-300x227.jpg
Mistake  Tolerant vs. Mistake  Intolerant
Are your current methods Mistake  Tolerant  or Mistake  Intolerant ? (POLL)
Sound educational rationale  For  EVERY  thing we do
Remediation  and   Compensation
Innovate Not  TTWWADI http://www.biojobblog.com/uploads/image /innovation%282%29.jpg
Stuck?
“ A book that is shut is &quot; A book that is shut is but a block.&quot; Thomas Fuller
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Florida Center For  Reading  Research
Toolbelt  Theory
http://www.flickr.com/photos/colemama/3776316986/
http://www.afslegal.com/images/frustrated.jpg
There’s a   tool for that
http://www.lifeisunlimited.com/images/ADD.jpg
There’s a   tool for that
 
There’s a   tool for that
 
There’s a   tool for that
 
There’s a   tool for that
Richard Wanderman
There’s a   tool for that
http://www.ncgs.org/uploads/textWidget/wysiwyg/images/548/handraised.jpg
There’s a   tool for that
<ul><li>Powerless    Empowered </li></ul>http://mediconeasystreet.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/ benefits_of_studying_by_sa...
There’s a   tool for that
Word  IDEAS
UDL Tech Toolkit  UDLTechToolkit.wikispaces.com
‘ We’re not reading and writing across and down the page anymore. We’re reading and writing in three dimensions – across, ...
It’s a whole different kind of literacy; it's a whole different kind of writing; it’s a whole different kind of reading.  ...
It’s a different world for our students http://earth.google.com/images/index-earth_lg.jpg
http:// www.flickr.com/photos/aegishjalmur/2288932018 /
http://www.nobully.com/graphics/happy.jpg
http:// www.flickr.com/photos/leefly/416980365 /
Become an  Architect  for  Change
Ideas?
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
Thank you! [email_address]
Photo Credits <ul><li>Arms reaching -  http://www.flickr.com/photos/kelvin_luffs/3457687245/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www....
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Reaching All Learners

  1. 1. Karen Janowski Assistive & Educational Technology Consultant Reaching All Learners
  2. 5. Focus on at least one tool or strategy that you will use with your students
  3. 7. What are your struggles?
  4. 8. What does it feel like to struggle with reading and writing?
  5. 9. http:// www.flickr.com/photos/kyteacher/3578653239/in/pool-858082@N25
  6. 10. Five minute discussion: 1. What tools and strategies are you currently using with your students that are successful? 2. How do you know they are successful?
  7. 11. <ul><li>Flow </li></ul><ul><li>(engagement?) </li></ul><ul><li>Defined by Mihály Csíkszentmihály </li></ul>
  8. 12. The mental state of operation in which the person is fully immersed in what he or she is doing by a feeling of energized focus , full involvement, and success in the process of the activity. WIkipedia
  9. 13. Balance between ability level and challenge Wikipedia
  10. 14. Lack of awareness of time, distorted sense of time (clock watcher?)
  11. 15. A sense of personal control over the situation or activity.
  12. 16. The activity is intrinsically rewarding , effortless http://www.flickr.com/photos/53539456@N00/437085000/
  13. 17. When are you in the flow ?
  14. 18. http://www.thinktogether.org/images/newpages/forweb/programpic4.jpg
  15. 19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/moonjazz/1793342687/
  16. 23. So how do we get there? How do we help our students reach a state of flow? How do we equip and empower them?
  17. 24. Guiding Principles
  18. 25. Student First
  19. 26. Joyful Learning
  20. 27. One Size does not fit all
  21. 28. TTWWADI Doesn’t cut it anymore http://shahuchhtrapatishikshan.com/smbmsm/classrooms.jpg
  22. 29. Model life-long learning http://isc.blog.fairport.org/files/2009/07/teachers-300x227.jpg
  23. 30. Mistake Tolerant vs. Mistake Intolerant
  24. 31. Are your current methods Mistake Tolerant or Mistake Intolerant ? (POLL)
  25. 32. Sound educational rationale For EVERY thing we do
  26. 33. Remediation and Compensation
  27. 34. Innovate Not TTWWADI http://www.biojobblog.com/uploads/image /innovation%282%29.jpg
  28. 35. Stuck?
  29. 36. Paralyzed? Learned helplessness? For teachers AND students
  30. 37. “ A book that is shut is &quot; A book that is shut is but a block.&quot; Thomas Fuller
  31. 38. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
  32. 39. Florida Center For Reading Research
  33. 40. Toolbelt Theory
  34. 41. http://www.flickr.com/photos/colemama/3776316986/
  35. 42. http://www.afslegal.com/images/frustrated.jpg
  36. 43. There’s a tool for that
  37. 44. http://www.lifeisunlimited.com/images/ADD.jpg
  38. 45. There’s a tool for that
  39. 47. There’s a tool for that
  40. 49. There’s a tool for that
  41. 51. There’s a tool for that
  42. 52. Richard Wanderman
  43. 53. There’s a tool for that
  44. 54. http://www.ncgs.org/uploads/textWidget/wysiwyg/images/548/handraised.jpg
  45. 55. There’s a tool for that
  46. 56. <ul><li>Powerless  Empowered </li></ul>http://mediconeasystreet.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/ benefits_of_studying_by_savethemuzika1.jpg
  47. 57. There’s a tool for that
  48. 58. Word IDEAS
  49. 59. UDL Tech Toolkit UDLTechToolkit.wikispaces.com
  50. 60. ‘ We’re not reading and writing across and down the page anymore. We’re reading and writing in three dimensions – across, down and out, the out being hyperlinks.
  51. 61. It’s a whole different kind of literacy; it's a whole different kind of writing; it’s a whole different kind of reading. It’s a type of literacy that can’t be done anywhere else but on the web. James Yap Director of instructional technology Ramapo Central School District, Hillburn, NY T.H.E Jounal, april 2009 p. 24
  52. 62. It’s a different world for our students http://earth.google.com/images/index-earth_lg.jpg
  53. 63. http:// www.flickr.com/photos/aegishjalmur/2288932018 /
  54. 64. http://www.nobully.com/graphics/happy.jpg
  55. 65. http:// www.flickr.com/photos/leefly/416980365 /
  56. 66. Become an Architect for Change
  57. 67. Ideas?
  58. 68. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?
  59. 69. Thank you! [email_address]
  60. 70. Photo Credits <ul><li>Arms reaching - http://www.flickr.com/photos/kelvin_luffs/3457687245/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.rainbowreaders.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/boy-struggling-reading.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>Distorted clock http://craziestgadgets.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/dali-clock-500x500.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/sizumaru/781601603/in/pool-toteach/ (sleeping) http://www.flickr.com/photos/21468527@N07/2085259490/ (engaged) http://www.flickr.com/photos/littlejeane/46988578/ (broken pencil) </li></ul><ul><li>Tool - http://www.flickr.com/photos/58534808@N00/323527111 / </li></ul><ul><li>http://earth911.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/single-brick.jpg brick </li></ul><ul><li>Lightbulb - http://www.dceb.ie/download/1/sLightbulb%20White.jpg </li></ul>

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