Technology & Curriculum - Moving Forward Together


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Presentation slides from Learning 2.011 conference in Shanghai, September 2011 by Stacy Stephens and Dana Watts from the American Embassy School, New Delhi.

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  • Slide 1: (5 mins)Stacy and Dana introduce themselvesStacy talks about recent article in the NY Times about lack of impact of technology on student learning outcomes.Dana talks about that we are not adding something extra onto a teachers busy workload. They are not add-ons, they need to be seen together. One idea coming at people rather than two different groups asking something of them
  • Slide 2: (5 mins)Stacy: go to the wiki, please click on the image link to Today’s Meet. Once you get there, sign in with your name and tell who you are, where you teach and what is your primary role. (140 Characters).  (Explain a backchannel).  This is space they can have a conversation throughout our presentation. If you want to speak to someone specifically, use the @ sign before their name, if you want to ask us a question, you can feel free to use this space as well.
  • Slide 3: (2 mins)Dana: Ask the question about what year do you think you are preparing your students for an why, be specific, but not more than 140 characters
  • Slide 4: (8 mins)See Sally Research. Turn and talk, where are your students in the See Sally Research article and does that match your response to the above question?Consider: How different are the schools today than the schools we were in?Stacy: Will talk about Curriculum 21 and this is the question that concerns them most and this document/reading we are using to inform a lot of our work at the school as we move forward with technology integrators, etc.
  • Slide 5: (2 mins)This slide, represents the summary of much of the thinking from this book. What does it mean to  be educated in the 21st century?Four types of literacy: information, network, global, media, Along with core activities for students to engage in, collaboration, communication, connecting, producing student portfolios, etc.  
  • Slide 6: (5 mins)Where are you at after viewing the slide?  How is your school doing? What do they do well, what do you need to think about getting better at?Get into groups of four.
  • Slide 7: (5mins)Stacy and Dana will comment on this slide.When you are looking at filling these positions, you need people who can translate through both lens, both tech and curriculum. You need integrators who understand planning, and you need curriculum developers who are not afraid of technology. They need to be savvy in both areas.
  • Slide 8: (1 min.)This is the point of the book.
  • Slide 9: (5 mins.)Talk off the slide
  • Slide 10: (10 mins) 5 mins. to brainstorm and 5 mins. to share out to the group.redirect them back to the wiki to pull up the document on the Museum of the Industrial Revolution. How might you upgrade this assessment?
  • VIDEOS: (5 mins)Show one min. of the upgraded assessmentShow full corruption video
  • Slide 14: ( mins)New Blooms, assessment concentrated on Creating, Evaluating and Analysis.  Leave the fun, cool tech tools, of which there are many to the lower level of Bloom’s.  Bang for your buck, spend it on the upper regions.
  • Slide 15: (1 min)talk off slide
  • Slide 16: (1 min)Talk off slide
  • Slide 17: (1 min or more, depends on time)
  • Technology & Curriculum - Moving Forward Together

    1. 1. Technology<br />and<br />Curriculum<br />Moving <br />forward<br />Together<br />
    2. 2.<br />
    3. 3. What year are you preparing your students for?<br />
    4. 4. How different are schools today from the schools you were in?<br />
    5. 5.
    6. 6. Where do you stand?<br />
    7. 7. How do we get there together?<br />
    8. 8. Upgrade the Curriculum<br />
    9. 9.
    10. 10. Give it a try…<br />
    11. 11.
    12. 12.
    13. 13.
    14. 14. Where do you start?<br />What does the learning demonstrate?<br />
    15. 15. Technology:<br /><ul><li>Knows tools
    16. 16. Strategies
    17. 17. Lesson plan ideas
    18. 18. Serves as resource</li></ul>Curriculum:<br /><ul><li>Knows mapping
    19. 19. Assessment
    20. 20. Learning targets</li></li></ul><li>They work best together<br />
    21. 21. Begin...<br />
    22. 22. Attributions - Visual<br />Two hands: Oscar Kinski<br />Dates: Steve H.<br />Curriculum 21 Summary: Silvia Rosenthal<br />Stand: Akshay Moon<br />Road: Nicholas T.<br />Balloon: Beverly and Pack<br />Bungie: Mika Hirshimaki<br />Stairs: Duapan<br />
    23. 23. Attributions - Informative<br />Hayes-Jacobs, Heidi ed. Curriculum 21: Essential Curriculum for a Changing World ASCD Alexandra, VA 2010<br />Rosenthal-Tolisana, Silvia.<br />