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Mr. VanKurin
Technology Education <ul><li>Grade 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Topic: Bridge Building </li></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><ul...
Purpose <ul><li>Designed to enhance my bridge building unit. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will learn bridge structure wi...
Objectives <ul><li>Students will learn how to use West Point Bridge Builder </li></ul><ul><li>Students will learn how to u...
Technologies <ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>West Point Bridge Designer </li></ul></...
Timeline <ul><li>Day 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students watch WPBD tutorials <...
Timeline  (continued) <ul><li>Day 4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finish bridge design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Record using Jin...
Task <ul><li>Students will follow my West Point Bridge Builder tutorials to show them how to use the software (day 1) </li...
Task  (continued) <ul><li>Students will be instructed how to use JING.(day 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Using Jing the students wi...
Task  (continued) <ul><li>The Jing document will then be saved in a folder I have created on the school server.(day 5) </l...
Task  (continued) <ul><li>The second 50% of their grade will be on the efficiency of their balsa wood bridge. (weeks 2 and...
Evaluation <ul><li>Jing Tutorial 50% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bridge design under $3500 10pts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Desc...
Standards <ul><li>International Technology Education Association Standards for Technological Literacy: </li></ul><ul><li>S...
Standards  (continued) <ul><li>Career Development & Occupational Studies Standards: </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 1—Career De...
Standards  (continued) <ul><li>ISTE Standards Met: </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 4 - Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and ...
Resources <ul><li>West Point Bridge Builder Version 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Download:  http://bridgecontest.usma.edu/...
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Jing Enhanced West Point Bridge Builder

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Jing Enhanced West Point Bridge Builder

  1. 1. Mr. VanKurin
  2. 2. Technology Education <ul><li>Grade 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Topic: Bridge Building </li></ul><ul><li>Software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>West Point Bridge Builder Version 3 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 Tool </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>3 Week Learning Activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 Week Computer lab </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Weeks woodshop </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Purpose <ul><li>Designed to enhance my bridge building unit. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will learn bridge structure with West Point Bridge Builder </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capture their design and voice with Jing to explain their design and prove it works </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will then build bridges out of balsa wood in the classroom using this design knowledge </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Objectives <ul><li>Students will learn how to use West Point Bridge Builder </li></ul><ul><li>Students will learn how to use Jing </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be able to prove/demonstrate their knowledge of bridge design using Jing </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be able to apply their knowledge by constructing a bridge </li></ul>
  5. 5. Technologies <ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>West Point Bridge Designer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Headset </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library software that displays main computer on all the students monitors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>West Point Bridge Designer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Computer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Headset </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Classroom Tools </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Timeline <ul><li>Day 1 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students watch WPBD tutorials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students start designing their bridges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Day 2 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will work on their bridge design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Day 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduce and demo Jing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work on bridge design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Start recoding using Jing </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Timeline (continued) <ul><li>Day 4 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finish bridge design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Record using Jing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Day 5 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Finish Jing recording </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save Jing document on school network </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Weeks 2 and 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Design and test balsa wood bridges </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Task <ul><li>Students will follow my West Point Bridge Builder tutorials to show them how to use the software (day 1) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorial 1: Setup: VanKurin Bridge Designer 3 Setup Tutorial 2: Tools: VanKurin Bridge Designer 3 Tools Tutorial 3: Design and Test: VanKurin Bridge Designer 3 Design and Test </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students will use this information to design their own bridge (day 1-3) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Task (continued) <ul><li>Students will be instructed how to use JING.(day 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Using Jing the students will (day 3-5): </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Point out their design of the bridge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Why it is designed this way </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How much it costs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capture the bridge being tested successfully and explain the forces on the bridge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This was not possible before Jing was able to capture it, the success of the bridge is not part of the print out. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Task (continued) <ul><li>The Jing document will then be saved in a folder I have created on the school server.(day 5) </li></ul><ul><li>The document will be saved as their name and period number </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex: ScottV1 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Jing document and it’s contents will be 50% of their Bridge Building Grade (week1) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Task (continued) <ul><li>The second 50% of their grade will be on the efficiency of their balsa wood bridge. (weeks 2 and 3) </li></ul><ul><li>Design and quality of construction will determine their success. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Evaluation <ul><li>Jing Tutorial 50% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bridge design under $3500 10pts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Description of Bridge design 10pts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstration of working bridge 10pts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jing recording 20pts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Balsa wood bridge efficiency 50% </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bridge construction 10pts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bridge test 40pts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Grade will be based on a comparison with other bridges in the class. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Standards <ul><li>International Technology Education Association Standards for Technological Literacy: </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 3: Students will develop an understanding of the relationships among technologies and the relationships between technologies and other fields of study </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 8: Students will develop an understanding for the attributes of design </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 11: Students will develop abilities to apply the design process </li></ul><ul><li>NYS Math Science and Technology Standards: </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 5: Students will apply technological knowledge and skills to design construct, use, and evaluate products and systems to satisfy human and environmental needs </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 5.1 Engineering Design: develop plans including drawings with measurements and details of construction. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Standards (continued) <ul><li>Career Development & Occupational Studies Standards: </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 1—Career Development </li></ul><ul><li>Students will be knowledgeable about the world of work, explore career options, and relate personal skills, aptitudes, and abilities to future career decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 2—Integrated Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Students will demonstrate how academic knowledge and skills are applied in the workplace and other settings. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Standards (continued) <ul><li>ISTE Standards Met: </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 4 - Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making   </li></ul><ul><li>Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. Students:  </li></ul><ul><li>a. identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation. </li></ul><ul><li>b. plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project. </li></ul><ul><li>c. collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions. </li></ul><ul><li>d. use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Resources <ul><li>West Point Bridge Builder Version 3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Download: http://bridgecontest.usma.edu/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free Download: http://www.jingproject.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>WPBD tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>School computers/network </li></ul>

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