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Breaking Barriers-Technology Cohort

Breaking Barriers-Technology Cohort



Presentation to kick off a student-centered, constructivist cohort with a focus of using technology to enhance learning.

Presentation to kick off a student-centered, constructivist cohort with a focus of using technology to enhance learning.



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    • Breaking Barriers Bode Middle School
    • terri.l.johnson@sjsd.k12.mo.us terri.science@gmail.com rle ss pa pe tea ch Terri Johnson
    • By the time we leave today, you should have a clear idea of why we need to design for learning and how we plan to get there.
    • Agenda Welcome and Introduction Did You Know Constructivist Theory Designing For Learning T-Pack Bode LIVE Next Steps
    • Why Breaking Barriers? Did You Know...
    • Thoughts?
    • TRANSFORMING LEARNING Engaging the Bode Community in global communications – developing educators, transforming classrooms, preparing global workers.
    • “What if school wasn’t like real life? What if it was real life?” ~Chris Lehmann, SLA Principal
    • Teachers seek and value their students’ point of view.
    • Classroom activities challenge students’ suppositions.
    • Teachers pose problems of emerging relevance.
    • Teachers build lessons around primary concepts and “Big Ideas”.
    • Teachers assess student learning in the context of daily teaching. (Brooks and Brooks 1999)
    • Classroom the teacher searches for students’ understandings of concepts, and then structures opportunities for students to refine or revise by posing contradictions, presenting new information, asking questions, encouraging research, and/or engaging students in inquiries designed to challenge current concepts. (brooks and brooks 1999)
    • Take Away from Top 20 Success = IQ x EQ EQ = Think, Learn, Communicate
    • Wr s i ty iter ’s io Wo ur rks C hop inquiry Con str uct Lea ivis rnin t g PBL
    • Designing for learning rather than planning for teaching demands a different way of thinking.
    • Book Study • Constructivist Learning Design (1-6) • Elements of Design (7-10) • Precedents for Constructivist Learning Design (11-14) • Teacher Learning Circles (14-17)
    • Protocol What is still circling around in your head? What is square with your thinking? What are 3 points we need to remember.
    • PCK by Shulman
    • T-Pack
    • A Squirrelly Example Try To Do
    • T-PaCK Technology Pedagogy Content Knowledge
    • Diigo Flickr Pandora animoto Twitter Google Earth Social Networks Pandora eVite You Tube Blogging Delicious
    • The Networked
    • Get your tool belt ready.
    • First Tool: Blogging! • Blogs in Plain English
    • Examples of School Networks • http://virtualsouthside.ning.com/ • http://www.classroom20.com/ • http://sjsdliteracynetwork.ning.com • http://lhsirishnet.ning.com What do you see? What kinds of conversations do you notice?
    • BodeLIVE.ning.com
    • A Web Site Story
    • Next Steps • Become a member of BodeLIVE.ning.com • Read Chapter 1 in Design for Learning • Respond to Discussion Question at BodeLIVE.
    • Artwork Thanks • Image: 'Union II' by Orcoo at www.flickr.com/photos/ 47815255@N00/3598076216 • Image: 'The Burden of Thought' www.flickr.com/photos/ 13152844@N00/102953776 • Image: 'Atlas, it's time for your bath' www.flickr.com/photos/ 73645804@N00/440672445 • Image: 'Tools' www.flickr.com/photos/ 10488545@N05/1596898776 • Image: 'Hammer' www.flickr.com/photos/ 36045027@N00/2054989998 • Image: 'Raleigh Sprite 1976' www.flickr.com/photos/ 87555792@N00/254286233
    • Artwork con’t • Image: 'O sol no destino' by Eduardo Amorim at www.flickr.com/photos/75133058@N00/514244830 • Image: 'Its Future is in our Hands -+Live+Earth' by aussiegall at www.flickr.com/photos/14516334@N00/759309122 • Image: 'Jonny Wilkinson Squirrel - Rugby World Cup+Final +Practice..:O)' by law_keven at www.flickr.com/photos/ 66164549@N00/1575325110 • Imagae: ‘Up Close with Botany’ by Sean Nash