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Session entitled "Bringing the Outside In" shared at BLC 09 in Boston

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  • 1. Bringing the Outside In
  • 2. Youth practices with digital media involve: Authentic Audience Knowledge Creation Multimodal Representation Interest-Driven Participation
  • 3. What skilled readers do... Activate and connect to prior knowledge Ask questions Make inferences Visualize Summarize Synthesize
  • 4. Instructional Challenge #1: Find readers.
  • 5. Instructional Challenge #2: Book Talks and Book Reviews
  • 6. “In here, we’re supposed to use the computer to get stuff out...not put stuff in...” - Doug, 2nd period, 11 on-level
  • 7. Example book trailer here
  • 8. Example book trailer here
  • 9. Instructional Challenge #3: Summarizing
  • 10. Somebody Wanted But So
  • 11. Instructional Challenge #3: Engaging the Text
  • 12. “Say Something Silently” Make a prediction. Ask questions. Clarify. Make a comment. Make a connection.
  • 13. Instructional Challenge #4: Think Alouds
  • 14. “Visualizing, making meaning by means of mental images, is the paradigm of all acts of mind. Students who learn to look and look again are discovering their powers.” - Anne Berthoff (1980) The Making of Meaning
  • 15. Reciting Voice Reader’s Voices Conversation Voice - Chris Tovani (2004) Do I Really have to Teach Reading?
  • 16. “Without a visual model, there will be nothing for students to think with, nothing to think about.” - Jeff Wilhelm (1995), “Reading is Seeing,” Journal of Reading Behavior
  • 17. Category of Activity Strategy Instructional Time Teacher modeled think aloud Day One - 20-30 minutes Pre-Reading Class discussion of strategies Day One - 20 minutes Begin reflective reading log Day One Homework Sparks Collection Day Two - 45 minutes Evaluate Questions (thick/thin) Day Two - 10 minutes During Reading Think-Pair-Share Discussions Day Three - 55 minutes Storyboard and Gather images Day Three and homework Script Writing Day Four - 40 minutes Arrange and Sequence Images Day Four/Five - 10 minutes Construction Record Narration Day Five - 90 minutes available Special effects, transitions, etc. Day Six - 90 minutes available Culmination Screening and Discussion Day Six/Seven - 90 minutes available
  • 18. What is next?