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Unprojects Unprojects Presentation Transcript

  • Unprojects A different way of 21st Century Learning
  • The Previous 3 journeys had a the teacher as the dominant creative force. Scribe Posts E-Portfolios Growing Posts
  • Use the previous 3 journeys to set the stage for real authentic learning.
  • Unprojects set the students free Original image: 'fall.free' www.flickr.com/photos/47713217@N00/252616325 by: Jonathan van Wunnik
  • Students determine their level of mastery
  • Some students will climb to the top of the mountain.
  • Most will attempt the climb.
  • Your students live in this world.
  • We need to use students to guide us instead of following us.
  • Unprojects lets students decide how to show learning.
  • Harness their willingness to learn new tools to push the envelope of learning.
  • Don’t hold them back with rules
  • Set them free to explore and prove their knowledge
  • David Warlick Quote
  • http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/2007/02/27/more-on-school-20/
  • http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/2007/02/27/more-on-school-20/
  • The video that started the wheels turning.
  • A Difference January 31, 2007
  • Darren’s Developing Expert Voices
  • spfractions my student’s first unprojects
  • spunproject07 the student’s second unprojects
  • How you can structure Unprojects.
  • Done at home
  • Not at school
  • Students need to show required subject knowledge
  • You need to be able to explain the math to your parents
  • Minimal work
  • Explaining the information in greater detail.
  • This is why it is an Unproject
  • Mash-up
  • Amplify their knowledge
  • Would you expect math students to Sing
  • Make math movies
  • Create Games
  • Stretch their Learning
  • Sp Fractions
  • Subject Information
  • Songs
  • More songs
  • Create Games
  • Movies
  • spresent commented on their blog
  • spunproject Second Attempt to get Unprojects off the ground
  • Less teacher involvement then before.
  • Found that the new tools that had been used in the first unproject...
  • Spresent 63 slide quiz
  • Movies
  • Were now the tools of choice.
  • Participation
  • Increased
  • New levels of mastery are achieved
  • Less teacher involvement
  • Set Guidelines but let the students be free to choose .... Anything
  • New tools are introduced
  • Students teach Teachers
  • Students teach students
  • All students achieve more than expected
  • Use of piczo to do something instead of nothing
  • Don’t hold your students back
  • Give them choice
  • Release the Hounds