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  • 2009 S Link Workshop 1

    1. 1. From Quantity to Quality S3 School Trainers’ workshop 1 26 Feb 2009 2.00 – 5.30 pm
    2. 2. Housekeeping <ul><li>Folder with Handouts, 1 DCF brochure and 1 CD </li></ul><ul><li>Working Folder < path given by hosting school> </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http://s3training.wetpaint.com </li></ul><ul><li>http://s3training.wetpaint.com </li></ul>
    3. 3. Align Expectations <ul><li>Please log on to the workshop wiki and locate the discussion thread that reads “ What do you expect to learn from this workshop?” </li></ul><ul><li>Key in your response in more than 50 words. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Overall Goal <ul><li>Teachers will be equipped to work collaboratively to create quality digital content using existing resources </li></ul>
    5. 5. Strategy: Training-the-Trainer Approach Training of 56 Cluster trainers 8 per cluster (4 pri + 4 sec) X7 Training of 504 Sch trainers 6/schX12 schsX7 Training of 6000 teachers S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 S7 Two 3h workshops In Jan By March 09 By June 09
    6. 6. Objectives <ul><li>Participants will </li></ul><ul><li>Acquire competencies to become trainers of School Trainers </li></ul><ul><li>Experience the learning process of creating better quality digital content </li></ul>
    7. 7. Outline for Session 1 <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Elements of a Quality Lesson Package </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Break </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson Plan Evaluation </li></ul><ul><li>The Collaborative Learning Element </li></ul><ul><li>(Lesson) Planning for Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection 2 </li></ul>
    8. 8. Clarity of Lesson Plan <ul><li>In groups, look at 1 of the lesson plans of the lesson packages surfaced from i-share. </li></ul><ul><li>Critique the clarity of the lesson plan based on the following areas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lesson objectives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Target audience </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sequence of activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resources to be used </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assessment for/of learning </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Dimension of Engagement <ul><li>Real world learning context </li></ul><ul><li>Making meaning with scaffolds </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration with others </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluating on-going performance </li></ul><ul><li>http://www3.moe.edu.sg/edumall/tl/it_integration/engaging_it_practices/about.htm </li></ul>
    10. 10. PETALS TM Framework <ul><li>ABC of Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>3 Levels </li></ul><ul><li>A ffective </li></ul><ul><li>B ehavioural </li></ul><ul><li>C ognitive </li></ul>
    11. 11. Time to
    12. 12. Reflection Qn 1: What is the most interesting thing I learnt about creating an engaging lesson? Why is that?
    13. 13. Reflection Qn 2: What did we not cover that I expected we should? What am I still unsure about?
    14. 14. Time to 10 mins
    15. 15. Lesson Plan Evaluation <ul><li>Each group will be allocated a lesson package which has a lesson plan and at least 1 supporting digital resource. </li></ul><ul><li>Using Handout 4, evaluate the lesson plan to determine areas you might be able to re-package/enhance </li></ul><ul><li>In your group, decide ways of enhancing the lesson and pen your thoughts in the column provided in Handout 4. </li></ul>
    16. 17. Cooperative Learning is … <ul><li>teaching methodologies that foster interaction among students. </li></ul><ul><li>a process by which students work in small groups toward a common goal/task. </li></ul><ul><li>used to enhance cooperative and engaged learning climate of classrooms. </li></ul>
    17. 18. <ul><li>POSITIVE INTERDEPENDENCE: </li></ul><ul><li>A sense of “sink or swim together” </li></ul><ul><li>- Johnson & Johnson, 1983 </li></ul>Cooperative Learning: elements
    18. 19. <ul><li>FACE-TO-FACE INTERACTION </li></ul><ul><li>helping each other learn, peer encouragement for achievements and efforts </li></ul>Cooperative Learning: elements
    19. 20. Cooperative Learning: elements <ul><li>GROUP PROCESSING </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect on how well the group is functioning and how to function better </li></ul>
    20. 21. Cooperative Learning: elements <ul><li>INTERPERSONAL SKILLS </li></ul><ul><li>Develop trust, leadership, communication and decision making skills amongst group members </li></ul>
    21. 22. Cooperative Learning: elements <ul><li>INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP ACCOUNTABILITY </li></ul><ul><li>Each member contributes to the group achievement of goals </li></ul>
    22. 23. Summary List of Cooperative Learning Strategies: http://www3.moe.edu.sg/edumall/tl/it_integration/engaging_it_practices/libstrategies-cooperative.htm Heterogeneous, with teams assigned to group project Group problem solving, inquiry Circle of Knowledge Individual team members assigned to facets of large topic Group investigation of broad topic Jigsaw Heterogeneous team reinforced for team performance Facts, Skills Number Heads Together Peer learning, good for big groups or community Fact, connecting with prior knowledge, Goals Think-Pair Share STRUCTURE CONTENT GOALS STRATEGIES
    23. 24. Using ICT to Facilitate Collaboration <ul><li>5 typical ways of using Wiki to facilitate collaboration: </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Reflection </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Resource Building </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Scripting </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative ePortfolio </li></ul><ul><li>Community of Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Other Web 2.0 Tools http://www.go2web20.net/ </li></ul>
    24. 25. ETD Workshops <ul><li>http://ict.edumall.sg/ict/slot/u111/engaging_it_practices/workshops.htm </li></ul>
    25. 26. Refine and Share <ul><li>Using Handout 1, in pairs, refine the lesson plan of the lesson package you have identified in i-share earlier on and consider how to enhance the existing supporting resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Each group will share with one other group their refined lesson plan. </li></ul>
    26. 27. Recap <ul><li>Elements of a Quality Lesson Package </li></ul><ul><li>The Collaborative Learning Element </li></ul><ul><li>(Lesson) Planning for Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul>
    27. 28. Time to
    28. 29. Reflection Qn: How confident am I in facilitating today’s workshop? What might help me gain more confidence?