Connecting 21 st Century Instruction with Student Achievement Matt Thompson Dan Winter August 23, 2010 Neshaminy’s Classrooms of the Future
Source: http://www.debaird.net/blendededunet/gen_y/ Digital Natives “ Our students have changed radically. Today’s student’s are no longer the people our educational system was designed to teach” Source: Mark Prenksy 2001
Formative Assessment Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.
Importance of 21 st Century Skills
Importance of Play in Learning
Connecting 21 st Century Skills with Marzano’s
Effective Instructional Strategies
H.E.A.T. – Assessing 21 st Century Skills, Effective
Instructional Strategies, and Higher Order Thinking
Rollout Plan for Neshimany School District
Curriculum Connections are BIG ideas:
Competencies for Today
Navigate through Curriculum Connections
Demonstrate the Interconnectedness of Curriculum Connections with:
Marzano’s Effective Instructional Strategies
21 st Century Skills
Develop Collegial Conversations with their Administrative Teams on Implementation, Planning and Sustaining Curriculum Connection
Things To Learn Along the Way
Things To Observe Along the Way
The Importance of 21 st Century Skills
21st Century Learner Insert Movie Here
Students can find anything anywhere anytime.
Curriculum Connections will be a dynamic resource serving K-12 educational leaders who through their strategic use of technology, improve teaching and learning.
Why is it important?
Examples for Elementary, Middle, HS, TLC
What is Curriculum Connections?
Importance of Play
Bloom Taxonomy -an intersecting matrix of thought and knowledge. Discrete Thinking Operations What does it mean today to ask a student to do one of the following?????
Complex Thinking Strategies Problem Solving Creative Problem Solving Decision-Making Reasoning Investigation Experimental Inquiry Reflective Thinking
Bloom’s Taxonomy—Inverted Time = 80% Time = 20%
L Evaluate Create Remember Analyze Understand Apply HOTS LOTS Higher Order Thinking Skills Lower Order Thinking Skills
Marzano's ETS & 21st Century
What is Marzano’s ETS?
Connecting 21 st Century Learning with Marzano’s Effective Teaching Stategies
Technology with Classroom Instruction that Works
Instructional Strategies that Work! 1. Identifying similarities and differences 2. Summarizing and note taking 3. Reinforcing effort and providing recognition 4. Homework and practice 5. Nonlinguistic representations 6. Cooperative learning 7. Setting objectives and providing feedback 8. Generating and testing hypotheses 9. Cues, questions, and advance organizers
Identifying similarities and differences Avg. Effect Size Percentile Gain No. Of ESs Standard Deviation 1.61 45 31 .31
Identifying similarities and differences Read Write Think http://readwritethink.org/student_mat/student_material.asp?id=38
Identifying similarities and differences bubbl.us http://bubbl.us/
Identifying similarities and differences Mindmeister http://www.mindmeister.com/
Summarizing and Note Taking Avg. Effect Size Percentile Gain No. Of ESs Standard Deviation 1.00 34 179 .50
Summarizing and Note Taking Twitter http://twitter.com/
Summarizing and Note Taking Flickr http://www.flickr.com
Summarizing and Note Taking Read Write Think http://readwritethink.org/student_mat/student_material.asp?id=38
Summarizing and Note Taking Evernote http://www.evernote.com/
Summarizing and Note Taking A.nnotate http://a.nnotate.com/
Reinforcing effort and providing recognition Avg. Effect Size Percentile Gain No. Of ESs Standard Deviation .8 29 21 .35
http://ridgeviewms.org/podcasts/2008/04/13/first-annual-book-trailers-the-winners/ Reinforcing effort and providing recognition Have a book trailer contest!
Reinforcing effort and providing recognition http://areallydifferentplace.org/ Give students their own blogs. Ask them to post their work for real-world recognition
Reinforcing effort and providing recognition Let students publish articles on your blog! http://missbakersbiologyclass.com/blog/2009/10/06/teach-a-goldfish-new-tricks/
Reinforcing effort and providing recognition Podomatic http://books4all.podomatic.com/entry/2008-11-12T21_02_00-08_00 Create a classroom podcast for the best booktalks
Reinforcing effort and providing recognition Certificate Creator http://www.certificatecreator.com/
Homework and practice Avg. Effect Size Percentile Gain No. Of ESs Standard Deviation .77 28 134 .36
Homework and practice Quia http://www.quia.com
Homework and practice Homework Hub http://www.scholastic.com/kids/homework/
Homework and practice Homework Hub http://www.scholastic.com/kids/homework/flashcards.htm
Homework and practice Quizlet http://quizlet.com/
Homework and practice Survey Monkey http://www.surveymonkey.com
Homework and practice Audacity http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
Nonlinguistic representations Avg. Effect Size Percentile Gain No. Of ESs Standard Deviation .75 27 246 .40