To the Macs: Mastering the Art of Communication in Science
Please take a dot by the entrance
door and place it on the Cont...
To the Macs....
Mastering the Art of
Communication in Science
Carla and Terri Johnson
breakawaybySeanWallis
Wednesday, Oct...
Terri Johnson
terri.science@gmail.com
www.slideshare.net/terri.science
www.twitter.com/terri_science
Carla Johnson
carlajo...
The Critical Role of Argumentation
Learners are expected in engage in a continuous cycle of
negotiating and clarifying mea...
Online Collaborative Learning Spaces
Edmodo
Ours:
Patriot Place, a Ning
Wikispaces
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Science Writing
Heuristic
1.Beginning Ideas- What are my
questions.
2.Tests - What did I do?
3.Observations - What did I s...
1. Beginning ideas--What are my questions?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Four Question
Strategy
1. What materials are available
for conducting an experiment
on...?
2. How do/does _______ act?
3. ...
From Science Notebook to Experimentation.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Wallwisher
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Edistorm
Google Moderator
These allow you to vote for favorites!
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
2. Tests--What did I do?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
• How did you set up your
independent variable?
• How did you measure your
dependent variable?
• How did you keep everythi...
Use of Digital Images to show
steps in an investigation.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Collaborative Documents
• Google Docs
• Type With Me
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Carla and Terri TypeWith.me
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
3. Observations--What did I see?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Science Notebooks
Diagram the
observations
Label, label,
label...
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Observations--Looking at a Distance Time Graph
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Podcasting-Vocaroo
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
4. Claims--What can I claim?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Claims
• Describe a pattern
• Make a generalization
• State a relationship
• Construct an explanation
Science Notebooks
We...
State a
relationship
Describe a Pattern
Make a
generalization
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Big Huge Labs
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Tell me the story of... Digital Storytelling
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
What story is Maggie trying to tell?
Digital Storytelling...
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
What is Maggie’s
Story?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Do Maggie and Max
understand fault block
mountains?
This is Max’s Take...
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Poll Everywhere
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Word Clouds
• Wordle
• Tagzedo
• Answer Garden
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Answer Garden
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
5. Evidence--How do I know? Why am I making these claims?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Students may look at data in charts and graphs or reading selected text to look
for evidence to support their claims.
Scie...
To help students build conceptual knowledge, start by
building common experiences.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Our students use these experiences to construct
charts and graphs to help make meaning.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Gallery Walk
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Great
Graphs
Students
provide
feedback
during a
Carousel of
Student
Work
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Graphing
Crappy Graphs
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Graphing
Create a Graph
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
6. Reading--How do my ideas compare with other ideas?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Reading Print-
Flagging Text
• Sticky Notes Needed.
• Have kids flag “evidence” to
support their claims in one
color.
• Wor...
Graphic Organizers!
Frayer Model
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Annotating Text
diigo.com
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Safari Reader
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
7. Reflection--How have my ideas changed?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
•Think
•Share
•Advise
•Revise
TSAR
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
TSAR in action--Is air resistance a contact or
noncontact force?
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Mindmapping
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Cacoo:
Collaborative Online
Concept Mapping
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Glogster
Online Poster--
embed text,
images, podcasts,
and videos
http://samcr.glogster.com/Bernoullis-Principle/
Wednesda...
Blogging/ Responding to Discussion Questions
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Works Cited
• BSCS, Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs Colorado.
• C o t h ro n , J u l i a , R o n a ...
Artwork Thanks
• Breakaway by Sean Wallis at http://www.flickr.com/photos/sean_wallis/1467357780/
• busy-hands by lavannya ...
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  1. 1. To the Macs: Mastering the Art of Communication in Science Please take a dot by the entrance door and place it on the Continuum Chart to show your level of comfort. How comfortable are you with technology in the classroom? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  2. 2. To the Macs.... Mastering the Art of Communication in Science Carla and Terri Johnson breakawaybySeanWallis Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  3. 3. Terri Johnson terri.science@gmail.com www.slideshare.net/terri.science www.twitter.com/terri_science Carla Johnson carlajohnson78@gmail.com Bode Middle School Saint Joseph School District Saint Joseph, Missouri Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  4. 4. The Critical Role of Argumentation Learners are expected in engage in a continuous cycle of negotiating and clarifying meanings and explanations with their peers and teacher. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  5. 5. Online Collaborative Learning Spaces Edmodo Ours: Patriot Place, a Ning Wikispaces Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  6. 6. Science Writing Heuristic 1.Beginning Ideas- What are my questions. 2.Tests - What did I do? 3.Observations - What did I see? 4.Claims - What can I claim? 5.Evidence - How do I know?Why am I making these claims? 6.Reading - How do my ideas compare with other ideas? 7.Reflection - How have my ideas changed? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  7. 7. 1. Beginning ideas--What are my questions? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  8. 8. Four Question Strategy 1. What materials are available for conducting an experiment on...? 2. How do/does _______ act? 3. How can I change the set of materials to affect the action? 4. How can I measure the response to the change? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  9. 9. From Science Notebook to Experimentation. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  10. 10. Wallwisher Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  11. 11. Edistorm Google Moderator These allow you to vote for favorites! Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  12. 12. 2. Tests--What did I do? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  13. 13. • How did you set up your independent variable? • How did you measure your dependent variable? • How did you keep everything else constant? • Then...diagram, label and color! Science Notebook Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  14. 14. Use of Digital Images to show steps in an investigation. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  15. 15. Collaborative Documents • Google Docs • Type With Me Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  16. 16. Carla and Terri TypeWith.me Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  17. 17. 3. Observations--What did I see? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  18. 18. Science Notebooks Diagram the observations Label, label, label... Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  19. 19. Observations--Looking at a Distance Time Graph Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  20. 20. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  21. 21. Podcasting-Vocaroo Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  22. 22. 4. Claims--What can I claim? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  23. 23. Claims • Describe a pattern • Make a generalization • State a relationship • Construct an explanation Science Notebooks Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  24. 24. State a relationship Describe a Pattern Make a generalization Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  25. 25. Big Huge Labs Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  26. 26. Tell me the story of... Digital Storytelling Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  27. 27. What story is Maggie trying to tell? Digital Storytelling... Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  28. 28. What is Maggie’s Story? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  29. 29. Do Maggie and Max understand fault block mountains? This is Max’s Take... Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  30. 30. Poll Everywhere Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  31. 31. Word Clouds • Wordle • Tagzedo • Answer Garden Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  32. 32. Answer Garden Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  33. 33. 5. Evidence--How do I know? Why am I making these claims? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  34. 34. Students may look at data in charts and graphs or reading selected text to look for evidence to support their claims. Science Notebooks Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  35. 35. To help students build conceptual knowledge, start by building common experiences. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  36. 36. Our students use these experiences to construct charts and graphs to help make meaning. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  37. 37. Gallery Walk Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  38. 38. Great Graphs Students provide feedback during a Carousel of Student Work Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  39. 39. Graphing Crappy Graphs Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  40. 40. Graphing Create a Graph Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  41. 41. 6. Reading--How do my ideas compare with other ideas? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  42. 42. Reading Print- Flagging Text • Sticky Notes Needed. • Have kids flag “evidence” to support their claims in one color. • Words that the students don’t understanding • Larger sticky notes can be used for a variety of purposes: questions, making connections... Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  43. 43. Graphic Organizers! Frayer Model Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  44. 44. Annotating Text diigo.com Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  45. 45. Safari Reader Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  46. 46. 7. Reflection--How have my ideas changed? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  47. 47. •Think •Share •Advise •Revise TSAR Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  48. 48. TSAR in action--Is air resistance a contact or noncontact force? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  49. 49. Mindmapping Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  50. 50. Cacoo: Collaborative Online Concept Mapping Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  51. 51. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  52. 52. Glogster Online Poster-- embed text, images, podcasts, and videos http://samcr.glogster.com/Bernoullis-Principle/ Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  53. 53. Blogging/ Responding to Discussion Questions Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  54. 54. Works Cited • BSCS, Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs Colorado. • C o t h ro n , J u l i a , R o n a l d G i e s e , a n d R i c h a rd R e z b a . S t u d e n t s a n d R e s e a rc h : P r a c t i c a l S t r a t e g i e s f o r S c i e n c e C l a s s ro o m s a n d C o m p e t i t i o n s . 3 rd e d . D u b u q u e , I o w a : K e n d a l l / H u n t P u b l i s h i n g C o m p a n y, 2 0 0 0 . P r i n t . • E r i k s o n , L a r r y, E d i t o r. D e a d l i e s t C a t c h D e s p e r a t e H o u r s : H i g h S e a s R u g g e d M e n R a w Te r ro r . D i s c o v e r y N e t w o r k , 2 0 0 8 . P r i n t . • H a n d , B r i a n , L o r i N o r t o n - M e i e r, J a y S t a k e r, a n d J o d y B i n t z . N e g o t i a t i n g S c i e n c e : T h e C r i t i c a l R o l e o f A rg u m e n t i n S t u d e n t I n q u i r y . 1 . P o r t s m o u t h , N H : H e i n e m a n n , 2 0 0 9 . P r i n t . • R i c h a rd s o n , W i l l . B l o g s , W i k i s , P o d c a s t s , a n d O t h e r P o w e r f u l We b To o l s f o r C l a s s ro o m s . 2 n d . T h o u s a n d s O a k s , C A : C o r w i n P re s s , 2 0 0 9 . P r i n t . • S i e m e n ’s S T E M A c a d e m y w i t h D i s c o v e r y E d u c a t i o n , h t t p : / / s t e m . d i s c o v e r y e d u c a t i o n . c o m / • To y o t a Ta p e s t r y, N S TA Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  55. 55. Artwork Thanks • Breakaway by Sean Wallis at http://www.flickr.com/photos/sean_wallis/1467357780/ • busy-hands by lavannya at http://www.flickr.com/photos/63028883@N00/111884416/ • Smaller Bodyflight at http://community.discovery.com • Composing 67/365 by Andreanna Moya Photography at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 13897165@N00/4426570168/ • Dream after read by Nadia Blagorodnova at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 34164097@N02/3913280536/ • either way sign by Joseyln Wallace at http://www.flickr.com/photos/51720181@N07/4869913259/ • Fault Block Mountains at http://geology.ohio-state.edu • hook by EssJayNZ at http://www.flickr.com/photos/19387816@N00/2809206955 • Put the sun in my hand by Hamed Masoumi at http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 13582064@N00/1835907062/ • Two Plates at http://hoobly.com • Upgrade by gato-gato-gato at http://www.flickr.com/photos/8868875@N03/3149979415/ Wednesday, October 27, 2010
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