Thinking That Clicks! Developing Habits of Mind with Technology Presented by Catherine Douthard 5 th  Grade Teacher Instru...
What are the  16 habits of mind? <ul><li>Persisting </li></ul><ul><li>Managing impulsivity </li></ul><ul><li>Listening wit...
<ul><li>Striving for accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Questioning and posing problems </li></ul><ul><li>Applying past knowledge ...
<ul><li>Gathering data through all the senses </li></ul><ul><li>Creating, imagining, innovating </li></ul><ul><li>Respondi...
<ul><li>Finding humor </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking independently </li></ul><ul><li>Remaining open to continuous thinking </l...
<ul><li>“ Students must work in a rich, responsive environment if they are going to make the habits of mind their own.”  <...
Creating “Thoughtful” Lessons with “Backward Design”
National Educational Technology Standards for Students  (Revised) <ul><li>Students demonstrate creative thinking, construc...
National Educational Technology Standards for Students <ul><li>Assessment Benchmarks: </li></ul><ul><li>Primary (K-2) </li...
How can you put it all together? <ul><li>Re-tool the lessons you have already created to be more “thoughtful”  </li></ul><...
1. Use Computer Aided Instruction <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Student Response Systems  (SRS) </li></ul><ul><li>In...
2. Keep it Simple! <ul><li>Lesson Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Mouseaerobics –Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning lesson in ...
 
Lesson Example: <ul><li>Animal and Plant Research </li></ul>
 
 
Lesson Example: <ul><li>Author Study – Dr. Seuss </li></ul>
 
 
 
Lesson Example:  Weekly Workstations
 
Lesson Example: <ul><li>Google Earth – Landforms Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive tour of basic landforms in Google Eart...
 
 
Lesson Example: <ul><li>2D & 3D Shapes Google SketchUp </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction into basic geometry with accompanyin...
 
 
Can You Tell??
Can You Tell??
Which sketch was made by the 5 th  Grader? A. B.
Lesson Example: <ul><li>Weather Map Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Weather Map Template used by 4 th  grade st...
 
 
3. Use Communication Tools  <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Edmodo </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>Gmail Voi...
Lesson Example: Edmodo
 
Lesson Example:  Skyping in Science with Mrs. LaCrosse’s Class in Ohio Skype Beginnings on Vimeo by Leah LaCrosse Watch th...
4. Use Multimedia Projects <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>GlogsterEDU </li></ul><ul><li>Prezi </li></ul><ul><li>Micro...
Lesson Example:  Electronic Portfolio
 
 
Lesson Example:  My Life’s Highway
Lesson Example: Glog
5. Use Constructivism and Project Based Learning <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Hot Potatoes </li></ul><ul><li>Studen...
Lesson Examples:  Internet Game and Web Design
6.  Use Online Collaboration Tools <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Eduweb  Adventures </li></ul><ul><li>Quest Network ...
In Summary: <ul><li>You  have the creativity and the motivation to ensure that  all  our students are ready for what the f...
<ul><li>Teach  the habits of mind as a part of your lessons and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Practice  the habits of mind ...
 
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The NETS*S Assessment Benchmarks for Grades 2 and 5 are used as guides to ensure that all the NETS*S (PK-5) are being covered in the elementary curriculum. Each teacher-created lesson presented shows how the technology standards are covered through critical thinking, interactive cross-curricular activities. These lessons provide the students with the skills needed to perform successfully on the suggested NETS*S assessments.

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  1. 1. Thinking That Clicks! Developing Habits of Mind with Technology Presented by Catherine Douthard 5 th Grade Teacher Instructional Technology Specialist Cleveland Elementary School Fayette County Schools [email_address] Teacher-Created Lessons
  2. 2. What are the 16 habits of mind? <ul><li>Persisting </li></ul><ul><li>Managing impulsivity </li></ul><ul><li>Listening with understanding and empathy </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking flexibly </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking about thinking (metacognition) </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Striving for accuracy </li></ul><ul><li>Questioning and posing problems </li></ul><ul><li>Applying past knowledge to new situations </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking /communicating with clarity and precision </li></ul>What are the 16 habits of mind?
  4. 4. <ul><li>Gathering data through all the senses </li></ul><ul><li>Creating, imagining, innovating </li></ul><ul><li>Responding with wonderment and awe </li></ul><ul><li>Taking responsible risks </li></ul>What are the 16 habits of mind?
  5. 5. <ul><li>Finding humor </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking independently </li></ul><ul><li>Remaining open to continuous thinking </li></ul>What are the 16 habits of mind? From the book, “Activating and Engaging Habits of Mind” by Arthur L. Costa and Bena Kallick (ASCD, 2000).
  6. 6. <ul><li>“ Students must work in a rich, responsive environment if they are going to make the habits of mind their own.” </li></ul><ul><li>(Costa and Kallick, 2000) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Creating “Thoughtful” Lessons with “Backward Design”
  8. 8. National Educational Technology Standards for Students (Revised) <ul><li>Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products using technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Students: </li></ul><ul><li>Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas and products. </li></ul><ul><li>Create original works as a means of self expression </li></ul><ul><li>C. Use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues </li></ul><ul><li>D. Identify trends and forecast possibilities </li></ul>Creativity and Innovation
  9. 9. National Educational Technology Standards for Students <ul><li>Assessment Benchmarks: </li></ul><ul><li>Primary (K-2) </li></ul><ul><li>“Everyone is Important”: </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 2 Benchmark Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate (3-5) </li></ul><ul><li>“You Were There”: </li></ul><ul><li>Grade 5 Benchmark Assessment </li></ul>Source: NETS*S Resources for Student Assesment (ISTE, 2006)
  10. 10. How can you put it all together? <ul><li>Re-tool the lessons you have already created to be more “thoughtful” </li></ul><ul><li>Use lessons from free or inexpensive sources </li></ul><ul><li>Take a simple software program and make it more engaging </li></ul><ul><li>Use the technology hardware/software already located in your school </li></ul>
  11. 11. 1. Use Computer Aided Instruction <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Student Response Systems (SRS) </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Whiteboards/Tablets </li></ul><ul><li>Mouse Mischief : Free software by Microsoft </li></ul><ul><li>Ipads </li></ul>
  12. 12. 2. Keep it Simple! <ul><li>Lesson Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Mouseaerobics –Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning lesson in computer lab for Kindergarten. </li></ul>
  13. 14. Lesson Example: <ul><li>Animal and Plant Research </li></ul>
  14. 17. Lesson Example: <ul><li>Author Study – Dr. Seuss </li></ul>
  15. 21. Lesson Example: Weekly Workstations
  16. 23. Lesson Example: <ul><li>Google Earth – Landforms Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive tour of basic landforms in Google Earth with recording sheet. </li></ul>
  17. 26. Lesson Example: <ul><li>2D & 3D Shapes Google SketchUp </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction into basic geometry with accompanying activities and worksheet. </li></ul>
  18. 29. Can You Tell??
  19. 30. Can You Tell??
  20. 31. Which sketch was made by the 5 th Grader? A. B.
  21. 32. Lesson Example: <ul><li>Weather Map Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Weather Map Template used by 4 th grade students using Microsoft PowerPoint to present Weather Reports. </li></ul>
  22. 35. 3. Use Communication Tools <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Edmodo </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>Gmail Voice and Chat </li></ul><ul><li>Gaggle.net </li></ul><ul><li>Epals Classroom Exchange </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s Meet </li></ul>
  23. 36. Lesson Example: Edmodo
  24. 38. Lesson Example: Skyping in Science with Mrs. LaCrosse’s Class in Ohio Skype Beginnings on Vimeo by Leah LaCrosse Watch this video on Vimeo. Video created by Leah LaCrosse .
  25. 39. 4. Use Multimedia Projects <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>GlogsterEDU </li></ul><ul><li>Prezi </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Movie Maker </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Photostory </li></ul><ul><li>Vuvox.com – Slideshows/collages </li></ul><ul><li>Capzles.com - Social Storytelling </li></ul><ul><li>TimeToast.com – Create timelines </li></ul><ul><li>Storybird.com </li></ul>
  26. 40. Lesson Example: Electronic Portfolio
  27. 43. Lesson Example: My Life’s Highway
  28. 44. Lesson Example: Glog
  29. 45. 5. Use Constructivism and Project Based Learning <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Hot Potatoes </li></ul><ul><li>Students create Online Quizzes to post on website. </li></ul><ul><li>Voki.com </li></ul><ul><li>Create a speaking avatar to help with presentations. </li></ul><ul><li>ThinkQuest.org </li></ul><ul><li>Student competition to design an instructional website. </li></ul><ul><li>StudentPublishing.com </li></ul><ul><li>Free online publishing of printed individual books by students or classbooks. </li></ul>
  30. 46. Lesson Examples: Internet Game and Web Design
  31. 47. 6. Use Online Collaboration Tools <ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>Eduweb Adventures </li></ul><ul><li>Quest Network Blue Zone Expeditions </li></ul><ul><li>KOL Expeditions </li></ul><ul><li>CIESE Projects </li></ul><ul><li>Voice Thread </li></ul>
  32. 48. In Summary: <ul><li>You have the creativity and the motivation to ensure that all our students are ready for what the future holds! </li></ul><ul><li>“ Teach, Practice and Connect” </li></ul>
  33. 49. <ul><li>Teach the habits of mind as a part of your lessons and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Practice the habits of mind through engaging, meaningful, constructive activities </li></ul><ul><li>Connect the habits of mind to the “Real World” </li></ul>And now, it’s your turn… “ Teach, Practice and Connect”
  34. 51. Thinking That Clicks! Developing Habits of Mind with Technology Presented by Catherine Douthard 5 th Grade Teacher Instructional Technology Specialist Cleveland Elementary School Fayette County Schools [email_address] Teacher-Created Lessons
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