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This is a presentation that I gave at Bloomsburg University Instructional Strategies students and student teachers in March 2008.

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Instructional Strategies for Business Education Courses Instructional Strategies for Business Education Courses Presentation Transcript

  • Welcome!
    • Do your best to complete with one-three words the first column only of the IPonder paper -
      • What Do I Think It Is?
    “ Ring Bearer and Bell Ringer” ~ photo on www.flickr.com by user cordydan What day of the week are employees most productive?
  • Instructional Strategies for High School Business Education Courses Melanie Wiscount Computer & Business Education Teacher [email_address]
  • Objective
    • Gain new instructional strategies to use in the high school BE classroom
      • Efficient
      • Effective
      • Sustainable
      • Retention
      • 21 st Century Skills
    Meaningful Learning
  • What?
  • Instructional Strategies
    • An approach or method used to convey information that results in learning
    • Examples include case studies, projects, games, discussions, assessments, etc.
    http://webdb.gsu.edu/gist/faqs/index.cfm#23 “ Week 6: No Ideas” ~ photo from www.flickr.com ~ by user helloromeo
  • Who?
  • Generation C
    • Creators
    • Content
    • Collaborators
    • Community
    • Culture
    • Concurrent
    • Connected
    • Communicators
    Derek Wenmoth, Director, eLearning, CORE Education Ltd, NEW ZEALAND; Derek’s Blog- http://blog.core-ed.net/derek/ “ Sony 035” ~ photo on www.flickr.com by user bunnyronin
  • Why?
  • How We Learn
    • 10% of what we READ
    • 20% of what we HEAR
    • 30% of what we SEE
    • 50% of what we SEE and HEAR
    • 70% of what is DISCUSSED with OTHERS
    • 80% of what is EXPERIENCED PERSONALLY
    • 95% of what we TEACH TO SOMEONE ELSE William Glasser
    “ Jacob” ~ photo from www.flickr.com ~ by user kakacakes
  • Our Students Need to Be:
      • critical thinkers
      • problem solvers
      • innovators
      • effective communicators
      • effective collaborators
      • information and media literate
      • globally aware
      • civically engaged
      • financially and economically literate
    Preparing Students for Jobs That Do Not Exist, Chris Pearson, August 16, 2007 http://squeakymouse.wordpress.com/2007/08/16/preparing-students-for-jobs-that-do-not-exist/ “ Peace” - Photo from flickr.com ~by truonggiangk3a
  • How?
  • Instructional Strategies
  • If You Don’t Know It…Post-It
    • Hand out one post-it per student
      • Jot down question, comment, or concern as we discuss
      • Use to remember
      • Ask – hand to me – post on board
  • Graphical Organizers
  • IPonder Predict or Prior Knowledge Filled in by Teacher New Knowledge Self-Reflection Think! Know!
  • 4D Study
    • Sentence with word from text
    • Meaning of word
    • Word in my life
    • Drawing/symbol of word - center
  • 4D Study 1. Sentence from text 2. From the dictionary 3. From my life 4. Symbolic picture to represent word Difficult to Simple
  • 4D Study WAN
  • Concept Map
    • A graphical way to empower users to:
      • Construct knowledge
      • Navigate knowledge
      • Share knowledge
      • Criticize knowledge
    “ Student @ Computer” ~ photo on www.flickr.com ~ by user jdpotter
  • IHMC CMAP http://cmap.ihmc.us/download/ Presentation Window Drawing Window Style Tools Window
  • CMAP – Professional PPTs
  • CMAP – Marketing Mix Elements
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Digital Storytelling VoiceThread – My Career Journey http://www.voicethread.com
  • Digital Storytelling VoiceThread http://www.voicethread.com
  • Digital Storytelling MixBook http://www.mixbook.com
  • Digital Storytelling Windows Movie Maker Microsoft Windows MovieMaker with MS XP Office/OS
  • Discovery & Reflection
  • Memory Game
    • Planning the Flow of a Presentation
      • Come up with own relationships, theories, conclusions, guidelines, etc.
  • DFIF
    • Don’t Forget It Friday Quiz
      • Students create questions w/answers
      • Can use for warm-up or closing activity
      • Can use on DFIF Quiz
    • Activity serves as:
      • Spot check assessments
      • Student reflection on learning
      • Student-generated questions
  • Dear Student Letters
    • Student types brief letter about:
      • What learned in class
      • How it applies to prior knowledge
      • Opinions on topic
      • Questions on topic
    • Exchange letters – Read - Respond
  • Real-World Applications
  • Real-World Applications
    • Publisher Packaging
  • Teach Across the Levels
    • Design a children’s book – teach business concepts
      • Around a theme in marketing/business
        • Hamburger Heaven by Wong Herbert Yee (1999)
        • Customer Service
        • Use Publisher to create book
        • Share with elementary class
  • The Apprentice
    • Divide class into two teams
    • Elect co-project managers
    • Plan, organize, and hold a dance
    • All proceeds go to Homecoming Fund
    • Team that brings in highest profits – gets the A!
  • Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream http://www.benjerry.com/our_products/
  • Simulations & Games
  • Lemonade Stand Game www.lemonadestandgame.com
  • Lemonade Stand Game Business Standards Student’ s Reflection on Performance www.lemonadestandgame.com Business Standards Student’ s Reflection on Performance
  • Lemonade Stand Game www.lemonadestandgame.com
  • Simulations
    • Accounting Simulations
      • Safe Night Out (SNO)
        • Student entrepreneurs create a product that tracks the trip of a vehicle.
          • Analyze feasibility
          • Budgeting
          • Managing
          • Evaluating operations
    http://www2.gsu.edu/~www301/
  • Business Simulations http://www2.gsu.edu/~www301/
  • Simulations - Safe Night Out http://www2.gsu.edu/~www301/
  • Simulations - Safe Night Out http://www2.gsu.edu/~www301/ Napster Pep Boys
  • Simulations - Safe Night Out http://www2.gsu.edu/~www301/
  • Group Activities TEAM - T ogether E veryone A chieves M ore
  • Ring Around the Research
    • A - Reader
    • B - Paraphraser
    • C - Predictor
  • Problem-Solving Strategy
    • RIDD
      • Read
      • Imagine
      • Decide
      • Do
    http://www.wsjclassroomedition.com/subscribe/index.html
  • Peer Assessment PQP Charts
    • Praise
    • Question
    • Polish
  • Google Docs & Groups
    • Word Processor
    • Presentations
    • Spreadsheets
    • Use with Google Groups
    http://docs.google.com/ http://groups.google.com/
  • Field Trips
    • Brainstorm what you will learn
    • Categorize ideas
    • Assign category to each group
    • Group creates three questions
    • Ask on trip
    • Bring back answers
  • Cooperative Learning http://www.ncrtec.org/timer/ - download http://www.timeme.com/timer.htm - no download
  • Cooperative Learning Norms
    • Everyone has the responsibility:
      • to listen carefully and with respect to the others in the group.
      • and the right to contribute to the group task.
      • and the right to ask for help from the group when needed.
      • to help others in the group when asked.
    • Do not change your mind unless you are logically persuaded. Reach consensus, not majority rule.
    Active Learning: Cooperation in the College Classroom , by David W. Johnson, Roger T. Johnson, and Karl A. Smith published by Interaction Book Co in 1991
  • Web 2.0 Tools
  • What is Web 2.0?
    • More social – more communication
    • More collaborative
    • Content created by users
  • Career Exploration Blog http://hmsdiscovery.blogspot.com
  • Wikis http://wiscountwiki.wikispaces.com
  • Wikis http://wiscountwiki.wikispaces.com
  • Podcasts http://www.vozme.com
  • Screencasts
    • Video of your screen capture
      • Audio – narrate your lesson
    • Benefits
      • Great for students who are absent
      • Relearn – Review
      • Differentiated learning
      • Help function
  • Screencasts
  • ESL Strategies
  • ESL Instructional Strategies
    • Get to know the culture
    • Concept maps
    • Build upon background knowledge
    • Flash cards with pictures
    • Add word banks
    • Paraphrase in easier English
    • Role-play
    • Use cues
    • Be careful of translators
    • BICS vs. CALP
    Business English ESL - http://www.ingilish.com/business-english.htm
  • Ultimate Goal
    • Reach Every Student
      • Mix up your strategies
      • Connect to emotions
      • Connect to experience
      • Connect to everyone
    “ sweet earth…you might say” - Photo from flickr.com ~by alyssa p.
  • “ The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.” Alvin Toffler American Writer & Futurist; former editor of Fortune Magazine “ World is in my hand” - Photo from flickr.com ~by simply fred http://www.quotationspage.com/search.php3?homesearch=21st+century&startsearch=Search Teach Students How to Learn
  • Any Questions? Melanie Wiscount [email_address] [email_address] Thank you! Contact Information