Student Centered Pedagogy Constructivism The Writing Process Project Based Learning The Writing Process Cooperative Learning Problem Solving Information Literacy
Schools Formed New Visions JIS Essential Qualities ISTE NETS for Students 2007
You need New Skills - Friedman Good Collaborator Leverager Adapter Explainer Synthesizer Model Builder Localizer Personalizer Bring Curiosity and Passion to Your Work
Standards-Based Education <ul><li>What are the outcomes you can expect from our students? </li></ul><ul><li>Every discipline has standards, benchmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Common Assessments, Common Rubrics </li></ul><ul><li>Common Curriculum, Alignment </li></ul><ul><li>Content explicit AP and IB curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Data Driven Decision Making </li></ul>
Understanding by Design Grant Wiggins/ Jay McTighe Standards are like building codes for education. They aren’t the building but they need to be referenced. ------ Grant Wiggins
Understanding by Design Unit Template Unit design based on work by Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins and their "Understanding By Design" books (ed 1 & 2) Example Template Assessment: What is the Evidence of student learning? Learning Activities: How do we get there? Standards and Benchmarks: What are the big ideas?
Learning for UNDERSTANDING MyDragonNet Educational Foundations School Mission and core values Inquiry Based curriculum grounded in Standards and Benchmarks A collaborative networked learning community
It is an integrating framework that links three main structural components: Collaboration Groups Portfolio Curriculum Library Personal Digital Identity
Connectivism - Learning Theory Knowledge in the Networks Nodes Sending and Receiving 2000 students Using all interactive tools Complex and chaotic Stephen Downes George Siemens
The Personal Learning Environment <ul><li>Open and Public </li></ul><ul><li>Relational Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Constant Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Reflection </li></ul>Elements of the Digital Culture BLOG <ul><li>Personalization and Digital Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>FutureLab UK </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen Heppell - Be Very Afraid </li></ul>
Knowledge and understanding Classrooms deliver Content Personal author and innovator Teachers are Instructors Creative and extended Use of technology Restricted & constructed Collaborative learning & assessment Assessment Competitive Anything Accessible through Textbooks & Printed material Everyone Content Created by Teachers and textbooks Anywhere Location In School Collaboratively Knowledge gained Individually Flat Organization by Hierarchy Personalized State Standardized School 2.0 School 1.0
Technologies of Learning Networked Knowledge Individual Knowledge Multimedia On-Line Discussions Blogs Wikis PLE Tools 2.0 Word Processing Spreadsheets Data Bases Graphs/Charts Tools 1.0
Critical Advantages of School <ul><li>Place of Care for Everyone </li></ul><ul><li>Place for the Whole Person </li></ul><ul><li>Place for Building Codes </li></ul><ul><li>Place for Documentation/Celebration </li></ul>
The Next Steps Student - Personal Learning Environment Blogs and e-Portfolios Teacher Collaboration Digital Infrastructure Design Blueprints mySchool
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