Sending Students on Learning Missions

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  • 1. Sending Students on Learning MISSIONS Photo by Quentin.HLB:
  • 2. What you teach lives beyond textbooks, tests, and worksheets.
  • 3. Photo by Lauro Roger McAllister,, You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. - Clay P. Bedford
  • 4. Photo by WhiteDesertSun: Your MISSION: Send students on learning missions
  • 5. MISSION: Transform an assignment, test, quiz, or project into a meaningful mission BADGE: Learner Challenger CLAIM IT:
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  • 7. Complete the fractions on p. 20 and the word problems on p. 21
  • 8. Complete the fractions on p. 20 and the word problems on p. 21
  • 9. Who wants to go on a mission? Photo  by  kindercapes,  
  • 10. SITUATION: We are surrounded by fractions. They decide how much or little we get in life so it’s important we can figure them out. MISSION: Take pictures of 10 fractions and create 4 word problems with these pictures to give to peers to solve.
  • 11. How do I create missions?
  • 12. Choose homework or a project from your current curriculum
  • 13. 328-­‐  Nov  23th,  2012  -­‐  Life  of  a  Riyadh  Teenager  #365photoAR  by  Waleed  Alzuhai,  Flickr   People don’t have a propensity for laziness. People have a propensity for hard work. It just needs to be work that matters to them. - Jane McGonigal
  • 14. Set up the scenario …
  • 15. Photo by Ross Goodman: Keep your learner in mind!
  • 16. SITUATION: The mayor is ridding the city of graffiti unless he is convinced it is art or serves a purpose. MISSION: Create a persuasive presentation you will show the mayor and his staff. The presentation should include photos of the graffiti you want to keep, the location, your reasoning and support.
  • 17. Include tools, word bank, apps, or resources!
  • 18. TOOL: Prezi RESOURCE: Alan M. Forster, Samantha Vettese-Forster, John Borland, (2012) "Evaluating the cultural significance of historic graffiti", Structural Survey, Vol. 30 Iss: 1, pp.43 - 64
  • 19. (Girl) Scout Troopers by JD Hancock, Add a badge or points
  • 20. BADGE: Claim at POINTS: 50
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  • 23. The badge should be appealing
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  • 26. – Free public domain images
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  • 29. Photo  by  kindercapes,   Where Do We Find our Mission?
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  • 33. Image  by  Adam  Bellow,  Founder & iOS App
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  • 35. Touchcast IOS App • Create interactive, clickable videos with a built-in teleprompter, green screen, visual filters, sound effects, titles & more
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