Engaging Students  in Learning Barbara F.  Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer Guiding the Way to Success  ©  Barbara F...
These slides are excerpts from the workshop. This is  NOT  a complete presentation. <ul><li>For details and fees, contact ...
As a result of this workshop you will be able to: <ul><li>Apply  Bloom’s Taxonomy  to a sample lesson in your subject matt...
You are learning this information:  <ul><li>So that you may  increase  your ability to engage your students in their learn...
You will learn this information by: <ul><li>Processing  chunks  of direct teaching in  </li></ul><ul><li>a large group for...
 
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Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
<ul><li>Helps students see the big picture </li></ul><ul><li>Shows respect to students by providing rationale and helping ...
Differentiation <ul><li>Why differentiate? </li></ul><ul><li>Often heard concern:  “It takes too long to plan differentiat...
Why differentiate? <ul><li>“ Here’s an idea: I’m going to teach you how to swim.  I’d like you all to jump in the DEEP END...
Before I ask you to jump into the deep end of the pool, I need to: <ul><li>Pre-test  you to determine your swimming abilit...
Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
<ul><li>TOPIC:  Differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>GROUPING:  Triads </li></ul><ul><li>TASKS: </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect on ...
References~ <ul><li>Bloom, Benjamin.  Bloom’s Hierarchy of Learning.  </li></ul><ul><li>Brophy,  Jere.  “Occasional Paper ...
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The question to the teacher is not so much, &quot;What are you teaching?&quot; but more meaningfully, &quot;What are your students learning?&quot; To actively engage students in inquiry and discovery of functional knowledge and skills-based learning puts the student at the center of the process.

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Intro To Engaging Students In Learning Workshop Iv P P 97 2003

  1. 1. Engaging Students in Learning Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer Guiding the Way to Success © Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
  2. 2. These slides are excerpts from the workshop. This is NOT a complete presentation. <ul><li>For details and fees, contact </li></ul><ul><li>consultant and trainer: </li></ul><ul><li>Barb Adams </li></ul><ul><li>(585) 200-8769 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
  3. 3. As a result of this workshop you will be able to: <ul><li>Apply Bloom’s Taxonomy to a sample lesson in your subject matter </li></ul><ul><li>Better understand how to Frame the Learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Add tools to your Differentiation tool box </li></ul><ul><li>More effectively engage students in their learning. </li></ul>Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
  4. 4. You are learning this information: <ul><li>So that you may increase your ability to engage your students in their learning </li></ul>Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
  5. 5. You will learn this information by: <ul><li>Processing chunks of direct teaching in </li></ul><ul><li>a large group forum </li></ul><ul><li>Engaging in small group/pairs work to discuss and develop </li></ul><ul><li>Individualizing your work in order to reflect and create </li></ul><ul><li>Using higher-level thinking skills </li></ul>Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
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  7. 8. Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students Fish Meat Calories Fat content Protein
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  9. 10. <ul><li>Helps students see the big picture </li></ul><ul><li>Shows respect to students by providing rationale and helping them connect to the new learning </li></ul><ul><li>Lets students know that there are no surprises up ahead </li></ul><ul><li>Teaches them to utilize metacognition--- Learning how to learn and recognizing when they’ve learned it. </li></ul>Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
  10. 11. Differentiation <ul><li>Why differentiate? </li></ul><ul><li>Often heard concern: “It takes too long to plan differentiated lessons!” </li></ul><ul><li>Differentiation basics: C’mon let’s give them a try. </li></ul>Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
  11. 12. Why differentiate? <ul><li>“ Here’s an idea: I’m going to teach you how to swim. I’d like you all to jump in the DEEP END now, please.” </li></ul>Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
  12. 13. Before I ask you to jump into the deep end of the pool, I need to: <ul><li>Pre-test you to determine your swimming ability/challenges (Skills) </li></ul><ul><li>Talk with you to determine your experiences with swimming (Prior knowledge) </li></ul><ul><li>Ask you how you feel about swimming (Emotions) </li></ul><ul><li>By doing these things, I am showing you </li></ul><ul><li>respect and optimizing your ability to </li></ul><ul><li>learn how to become a good swimmer. </li></ul>Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
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  14. 15. <ul><li>TOPIC: Differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>GROUPING: Triads </li></ul><ul><li>TASKS: </li></ul><ul><li>Reflect on what you have learned during this workshop. </li></ul><ul><li>Using your preferred learning style, demonstrate to your small group one aspect of your learning. </li></ul>Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
  15. 16. References~ <ul><li>Bloom, Benjamin. Bloom’s Hierarchy of Learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Brophy, Jere. “Occasional Paper #101. “ On Motivating Students . East Lansing, MI: Institute for Research on Teaching, MSU, October, 1986. </li></ul><ul><li>Danielson, Charlotte. Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 2007. </li></ul><ul><li>Marzano, Robert J., et al. Classroom Instruction That Works . Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 2001. </li></ul><ul><li>Rutherford, Paula . Instruction for All Students . Alexandria, VA. 2002. </li></ul><ul><li>Rutherford, Paula. Why Didn’t I Learn This in College? Teaching & Learning in the 21 st Century . Alexandria, VA. 2002. </li></ul><ul><li>Tomlinson, Carol Ann. The Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 1999. </li></ul><ul><li>U. S. Congress. No Child Left Behind Act (P.L 107-110), 2001. </li></ul><ul><li>______. Educational Leadership. “Synthesis of Research on Good Teaching: Insights from the Work of the Institute for Research on Teaching.” May, 1988. </li></ul>Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students
  16. 17. Engaging Students in Learning Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer (585) 200- 8769 [email_address] Guiding the Way to Success © Barbara F. Adams Educational Consultant & Trainer~ Engaging Students

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