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  • ng http://www.techsmith.com/jing.html Screencast-o-matic: http://screencast-o-matic.com/ Play on screen: http://youtu.be/I4JOsrEsyo0 (explain Everything)
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  • Edmodo - http://www.edmodo.com/ Wikispaces: http:/www.wikispaces.com
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  • 1. Blended Learning:The First Steps
  • 2. To build a community of independent learners through thinking, creating, and collaborating for the future.
  • 3. The CatalystExperience 1. A rigorous and in-depth PBL approach integrated into a standards-based curriculum 2. Integration of technology into global understanding 3. An inquiry-based, multi-age, connected-community 4. Standards-based seminars and projects
  • 4. The CatalystExperience 5.Blended math instruction through individualized on-line math and guided small groups supported by a Catalyst Teacher 6. Opportunities to select non-core courses including world language, band and choir in the RMS setting. 7. Art, tech ed. and physical education through infusion of instruction in the charter school setting.
  • 5. The Catalyst Experience 8. Campus located within Ripon Middle School with opportunities to participate in co-curricular activities  9. Student “voice and choice” in projects and community 10. Technology driven differentiated instruction 11. Transition from externally directed to self- directed inquiry and decision making
  • 6. Central ThemesGlobal STEM:  (Science,Citizenship: Technology, Engineering, and• Prepares students to Mathematics)collaborate andcommunicate globally • Prepares students to think critically,•Digital citizenship solve problems, and make decisions• Prepares students touse technology • Prepares studentseffectively and to think usingproductively creativity and innovation
  • 7. Typical ScheduleTimes 6th 7th 8th 1st Reading Band/Choir/Project WL/Reading 2nd Advisory/Seminar Advisory/Seminar Advisory/Seminar 3rd Band/Choir/Seminar Math Band/Choir/Project 4th Math Reading Math 5 th Project Project Project 6th Project/Specials Project/Specials Project/Specials 7th Project/Specials Project/Specials Project/Specials
  • 8. Technology EducationSpecials Electives 1.Intro to Lego Robotics 2.Buildem, Bustem: Building the Indestructible Bridge Art 1. Ceramics-Creating with Clay 2. Cartooning, Manga, and Anime-Learn to draw different types of cartoonsz Choir 1.Caught in the Act: Improv PE 1.Recreational Sports/In Line Skating 2.Exercising your mind and body. Cup stacking and work out equipment. 3.Geocaching and snowshoeing/cross
  • 9. http://www.aleks.com/
  • 10. http://www.achieve3000.com/
  • 11. http://catalystgenetics.wikispaces.com/home
  • 12. http://catalystcharter.wikispaces.com/
  • 13. http://catalystchannel.blogspot.com/
  • 14. Google Calendar linked on Blog
  • 15. Google Forms to Survey Students
  • 16. Marvelisk Project
  • 17. 2012 Projects• Technology Bootcamp (Google Apps, Use of devices, netiquette, copyright, Edmodo, Dropbox) 4 days• Definition Me – 8 days (Learning styles, self-assessments)• Digitween (Global citizenship with Flat Classroom Project) Sept. – Jan• Mysteries of Ripon – 7 days (Unravel the mystery of an artifact of Ripon)• Marvelisk – 27 days (History of Obelisk, scale cardboard obelisk, simple machine to lift a cement obelisk)• Icivics – 17 days (Compare U.S. government to another countrys)• Genetics – 10 days (How genetics are passed down)• Movement – 15 days (How do you apply Newton’s Laws to a wheel-less vehicle and a pasta car)• 8th graders are presently working on independent projects
  • 18. Flipped Lesson Flipped Lessonare Not are: Just videos  A means to INCREASE An online class interaction and Replacing teachers with personalized contact time between students videos and teachers Students working  An environment where without structure students Students working alone take responsibility for their own learning 
  • 19. Benefits of Flipped/Blended Learning A class where content is permanently archived  for review or remediation. (Wiki) A class where all students are engaged and take ownership for thier learning..
  • 20. Applications of Flipped1. Video introduces a problem or a challenge2. Video introduces homework3. Video models strategies4. Students teach 0r demonstrate understanding with video
  • 21. The Beginnings1. Started with the end in mind2. Kept it simple3. Used other available resources for videos
  • 22. To Introduce
  • 23. To Model a Strategy
  • 24. To Model a Reading Strategy
  • 25. PC/MAC Jing: http://www.techsmith.com/jing.html Screencast-o-Matic: http://screencast-o-matic.com/ Screenr: http://www.screenr.com/IPad•Educreations: http://www.educreations.com/•Explain Everything http://www.explaineverything.com/
  • 26. Screencast Storage
  • 27. Learning Management SystemsWikispaces Edmodo
  • 28. Webquests
  • 29. •Catalyst Charter Middle School (http://catalystcharter.wikispaces.com)•Resources for Flipped Lessons (http://catalystresources.wikispaces.com)•Catalyst Charter Middle School Blog (http://catalystchannel.blogspot.com)Contacts:Sandy Wisneski – wisneskis@ripon.k12.wi.usTim Scottberg – scottbergt@ripon.k12.wi.usKristin Burgert – burgertk@ripon,k12,wi.us