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To the MACS: Mastering the Art of Communication in Science

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Presentation for the Regional NSTA Conference in Kansas City-2010. Present at 3:30pm on Thursday, 10/28/10

Presentation for the Regional NSTA Conference in Kansas City-2010. Present at 3:30pm on Thursday, 10/28/10

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  • 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. To the Macs.... Mastering the Art of Communication in Science Carla and Terri Johnson breakawaybySeanWallis Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 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. 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. Online Collaborative Learning Spaces Edmodo Ours: Patriot Place, a Ning Wikispaces Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 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. 1. Beginning ideas--What are my questions? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 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. From Science Notebook to Experimentation. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 10. Wallwisher Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 11. Edistorm Google Moderator These allow you to vote for favorites! Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 12. 2. Tests--What did I do? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 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. Use of Digital Images to show steps in an investigation. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 15. Collaborative Documents • Google Docs • Type With Me Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 16. Carla and Terri TypeWith.me Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 17. 3. Observations--What did I see? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 18. Science Notebooks Diagram the observations Label, label, label... Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 19. Observations--Looking at a Distance Time Graph Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 20. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 21. Podcasting-Vocaroo Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 22. 4. Claims--What can I claim? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 23. Claims • Describe a pattern • Make a generalization • State a relationship • Construct an explanation Science Notebooks Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 24. State a relationship Describe a Pattern Make a generalization Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 25. Big Huge Labs Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 26. Tell me the story of... Digital Storytelling Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 27. What story is Maggie trying to tell? Digital Storytelling... Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 28. What is Maggie’s Story? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 29. Do Maggie and Max understand fault block mountains? This is Max’s Take... Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 30. Poll Everywhere Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 31. Word Clouds • Wordle • Tagzedo • Answer Garden Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 32. Answer Garden Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 33. 5. Evidence--How do I know? Why am I making these claims? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 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. To help students build conceptual knowledge, start by building common experiences. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 36. Our students use these experiences to construct charts and graphs to help make meaning. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 37. Gallery Walk Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 38. Great Graphs Students provide feedback during a Carousel of Student Work Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 39. Graphing Crappy Graphs Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 40. Graphing Create a Graph Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 41. 6. Reading--How do my ideas compare with other ideas? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 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. Graphic Organizers! Frayer Model Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 44. Annotating Text diigo.com Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 45. Safari Reader Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 46. 7. Reflection--How have my ideas changed? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 47. •Think •Share •Advise •Revise TSAR Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 48. TSAR in action--Is air resistance a contact or noncontact force? Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 49. Mindmapping Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 50. Cacoo: Collaborative Online Concept Mapping Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 51. Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 52. Glogster Online Poster-- embed text, images, podcasts, and videos http://samcr.glogster.com/Bernoullis-Principle/ Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 53. Blogging/ Responding to Discussion Questions Wednesday, October 27, 2010
  • 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. 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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