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Final cohort presentation

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Final cohort presentation

  1. 1. Student Engagement through Novelty and Critical Thinking<br />…or how to gain and maintain relevancy in the classroom<br />Kay Solomon<br />The Westminster Schools<br />
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  4. 4. ENGAGEMENT THROUGH NOVELTY<br />New!<br />
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  6. 6. Why Novelty?<br />
  7. 7. Social Media + Primacy-Recency = Formative Assessment<br />
  8. 8. What have you learned so far?<br />What questions do you have?<br />What would you still like to know?<br />
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  10. 10. @KSol007 Kay Solomon <br />#20minwms - Ss were incredibly interested in Twitter. Just had a discussion about what it was all about. They got excited.<br />27 Jan via HootSuiteFavoriteReplyDelete<br />#20minwms<br />
  11. 11. @KSol007 Kay Solomon <br />#20minwms - Discussion re: fairness vs. justice-some agreed God was just, fair, some did not believe God was just, fair. Good discussion.<br />18 Jan via HootSuiteFavoriteReplyDelete<br />#20minwms<br />
  12. 12. @KSol007 Kay Solomon <br />#20minwms - video showed issues of mind vs. conscience. Video showed "trust your gut." Video showed in a way that the text did not.<br />18 Jan via HootSuiteFavoriteReplyDelete<br />#20minwms<br />
  13. 13. @KSol007 Kay Solomon <br />#20minwms ?s outstanding -Why does John choose to be so different from the other Gospels?<br />26 Jan via web FavoriteReplyDelete<br />Retweeted by jgough<br />#20minwms<br />
  14. 14. #20minwms<br />KSol007 Kay Solomon <br />#20minwms @hilliardburton says, "Are we taking a break? I'm fading," as I try to finish up material to prepare for test tomorrow. O.K.<br />31 JanFavoriteReplyDelete<br />
  15. 15. Effectiveness of Social Media with Primacy-Recency Effect<br />
  16. 16. ?<br />STUDENT-GENERATED<br />TEST/QUIZ<br />QUESTIONS<br />
  17. 17. Create your own test questions…<br />What role does a prophet serve <br />in Israelite monarchy?<br /> A. Keep the tabernacle<br />B. Call upon spirits<br />C. Serve to keep the <br /> king in line<br /> D. Remind the people of <br /> God <br />What? Really? No way! <br />
  18. 18. What role does a prophet servein Israelite monarchy?<br /> A. Keep the tabernacle<br />B. Call upon spirits<br />C. Serve to keep the <br /> king in line<br /> D. Remind the people of <br /> God <br />Write a paragraph summary of David and his rise, reign, and fall. Explore his military skills, his prayers, his mistakes, and his attitude. Was David a model king? Why or why not?<br />
  19. 19. Effectiveness of Student-Generated Quiz/Test Questions as Novelty<br />Unexpected activity<br />Reflection on past learning<br />Type of formative assessment<br />
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  21. 21. ENGAGEMENT THROUGH CRITICAL THINKING<br />
  22. 22. Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy<br />
  23. 23. The Parables Project<br />
  24. 24. BLOOM’S REVISED TAXONOMY AND <br />THE PARABLES PROJECT<br />CREATE<br />Create presentation – drawing, music,<br />video, photograph<br />EVALUATE<br />ANALYZE<br />Determine how the parable applies<br />in today’s society<br />COMPLEXITY<br />APPLY<br />UNDERSTAND<br />Determine meaning of parable using <br />Biblical commentaries<br />REMEMBER<br />
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  29. 29. Student Engagement through Novelty and Critical Thinking<br />…or how to gain and maintain relevancy in the classroom<br />Kay Solomon<br />The Westminster Schools<br />

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