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    1. 1. Michigan’s MISSION POSSIBLE: Get ALL Adolescents Literate and Learning Presented by Elaine Weber, Macomb RLTC Patti Loper, Charlevoix-Emmett RLTC Betty Burke Coduti, Upper Peninsula RLTC Bill Devers, Oakland RLTC
    2. 3. “ Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet Is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge.” Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia Wired January 2008
    3. 4. Michigan’s Michigan Possible <ul><li>Now, imagine a state where every single adolescent has the literacy skills necessary to acquire the knowledge. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Michigan RLTC Directors </li></ul>
    4. 5. Economy of Abundance and Choice <ul><li>More cars than drivers </li></ul><ul><li>1200 different kinds of jam </li></ul><ul><li>KitchenAid choice of 50 colors </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon has 3.5 million book titles </li></ul><ul><li>Over a thousand different LEGO products </li></ul><ul><li>Supermarkets consider 15,000 new products each year. </li></ul>
    5. 6. The Long Tail
    6. 7. Media Example
    7. 8. Abundance of Information <ul><li>482,000 sites for striving readers </li></ul><ul><li>196,000 sites for adolescent literacy </li></ul><ul><li>311,000 sites for writing across the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>663,000 sites for reading across the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>6,090,000 sites writing in the content area </li></ul><ul><li>7,460,000 sites reading in the content area </li></ul>
    8. 9. <ul><li>Comma Splice </li></ul>One size of information for all students Instructional Resources Grammar and the Comma Splice http:// en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comma_splice http:// ace.acadiau.ca/english/grammar/comma.htm http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/598/02/ http:// grammartips.homestead.com/splice.html http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/comma-splice.aspx http:// leo.stcloudstate.edu/punct/csfsro.html http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/quizzes/nova/nova4.htm http:// grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm http:// owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/g_commaproof.html http://a4esl.org/q/h/9901/cw-sentprob.html Head The Tail Education in the New Marketplace
    9. 10. <ul><li>Comma Splice </li></ul>One size of information for all students Recommended Instructional Resources Romeo and Juliet – It is not whether you learn it or not, but rather how to find the way you can learn it! The Tail Education in the New Marketplace http://www.swisseduc.ch/english/readinglist/shakespeare_william/romeo/ Summary Text Recording Characters Background Teaching Movie Music Opera Background Information
    10. 11. The Recommendation Age <ul><li>“ We are leaving the Information Age and entering the Recommendation Age. Today information is ridiculously easy to get, you practically trip over it on the street. Information gathering is no longer the issue—making smart decisions based on the information is now the trick. Recommendations serve as shortcuts through the thicket of information,” </li></ul><ul><li>- Frog Design , Trend Watcher Consultants </li></ul>
    11. 12. <ul><li>Comma Splice </li></ul>Recommended Resources The Tail Literacy in the New Marketplace Assessments Instruction Podcasts Videos Games Worksheets Movies Activities Tests Challenges
    12. 13. <ul><li>Comma Splice </li></ul>Recommended Resources The Tail Lift Up Through Literacy http://www.ncwiseowl.org/kscope/Hovercraft/Transformer/index.htm# http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go / http://voicethread.com/share/63494 / http://www.slideshare.net/jhinebaugh/stack-the-deck-forcomprehension / www.mel.org , http://voicethread.com/share/63494/ http://images.learnatest.com/SearchPDFs/501_Reading_Comp_3e.pdf Reading Comprehension
    13. 14. <ul><li>Comma Splice </li></ul>Recommended Instructional Resources The Tail Take FLIGHT in the Content Areas Technology Data and Decision-making Instructional Strategies for Success Accessing and Understanding Text Thinking and Reading Critically Sharing and Applying Information Consolidating and Reflecting on Learning Tests Challenges Functional Literacy Instruction Generating Higher-Level Thinking
    14. 15. Comprehension Game
    15. 16. Comprehension Strategies
    16. 18. Idea Organizer <ul><li>On Demand Persuasive Writing </li></ul>My position is… My counter argument is… Reason # 1 Support… Reason # 2 Support… Reason # 3 Support…
    17. 19. <ul><li>We are all spiders working together to </li></ul><ul><li>create a huge web of information- we are all </li></ul><ul><li>contributing, sharing and collaborating </li></ul><ul><li>together on the platform of WEB2.0. </li></ul>
    18. 20. The Abundance in Education <ul><li>Scarcity </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher is the sole source of the information </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is done from 8 to 3, Monday to Friday, September to June </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed and stable curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instruction Generic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Abundance </li></ul><ul><li>Information can be found everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Learning is 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>Dynamic and changing curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Instruction Differentiated </li></ul>