Week4 Part4 In Class-Workout

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  • http://www.informationtamers.com/WikIT/index.php?title=File:Hong_Kong%27s_legal_framework.png – example of a Concept Map Concept Maps? They represent the connections between concepts Precise and verifiable Uses hierarchical structure cross links between ideas (red +yellow=orange) Mind Maps? Personal representations of knowledge Clear and concise Generating ideas
  • Source: http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/research/epp1/epp1.htm
  • Examples – COMPARING TECHNOLOGIES http://www.inspiration.com/sites/default/files/images/examples/ComparingTechInventions_big.png – BEST EXAMPLE https://www.msu.edu/~luckie/ctools/ - Academic description of the map
  • There are alternative concept mapping tools online. You can use http://alternativeto.net/ to search for what is available and compare their features. See Video Inspiration Overview Video to learn how to use the tool (view carefully!) – Watch until outline… Which “ E ” is it?
  • Depending on your instructor- you can use existing templates
  • Week4 Part4 In Class-Workout

    1. 1. Create Effective and Efficient Technology Example <ul><li>ICW #4 INSPIRATION / KIDSPIRATION </li></ul>
    2. 2. Overview OF ACTIVITY <ul><li>Use of Inspiration (or Kidspiration): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept Mapping tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>G raphically/visually organizes thoughts and ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes audio, dictionary, highlighter features </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>When have you used Concept Maps? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What was useful about the Map? </li></ul></ul>
    3. 3. WHAT ARE CONCEPT MAPS? <ul><li>Concept Maps: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting past and present knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>They represent the connections between concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Shapes, Patterns, Natural World, Man-made world) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Precise and verifiable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Uses hierarchical structures for concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cross links between ideas (red+yellow=orange) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How do teachers use Concept Maps? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design their curriculum overview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evaluate students learning of concepts </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. HOW TO MAKE A CONCEPT MAP <ul><li>6 Easy Steps to Concept Mapping: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept – what’s the main idea? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generating sub concepts – related to the central theme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ranking your concepts -sorting and rating their relevance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding the links – how do concepts cross-link? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Representation of statements – Add aids: images, diagrams, examples? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structuring Map – How will you organize these, linear? 2 sided persuasive argument? Cyclical process? </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. EXAMPLE OF A CONCEPT MAP <ul><ul><li>Inspiration Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What is this map about? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the hierarchical </li></ul><ul><li>features? </li></ul><ul><li>What do the words in between </li></ul><ul><li>the concepts represent? </li></ul><ul><li>Name an example of a </li></ul><ul><li>cross link. </li></ul>Image from :https://www.msu.edu/~luckie/ctools/
    6. 6. DEMONSTRATION OF TOOLS TO CREATE A CONCEPT MAP <ul><ul><ul><li>Inspiration (Create and Export) & Inspiration Templates </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kidspiration (Create & Export) (El Ed. & Early Ed only) </li></ul></ul></ul>
    7. 7. ICW #4 – Part 1 <ul><li>STEP 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Work in groups (max 2) – someone in your subject area . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>STEP 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>For Social studies, English/Language Arts, Science subject area, you can use the highlighted standards in the following links: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Standards for Social Studies Academic Standards for English/Language Arts Academic Standards for Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For other subject area, here are some suggested standards . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>STEP 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can review the Inspiration examples to gather new ideas, but don't copy these ideas . </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. ICW #4 – Part 1 continued…
    9. 9. ICW #4 – Part 2 <ul><li>Submission </li></ul><ul><li>Go to Teacher Website >> Class Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Use the following outline and fill content: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Title: Inspiration/Kidspiration (Concept Mapping) [Please add hyperlink to the title] </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Screenshot: Insert the concept map image you saved in part one. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Description: Describe the tool briefly and write your reflection (Hint: 3Es) </li></ul></ul></ul>

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