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FutureCasting for Middle School NAGC 2015

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FutureCasting is a great tool to use with your Middle School Students. It prepares them to be active members of a digital society.

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FutureCasting for Middle School NAGC 2015

  1. 1. Become the Hero of Your Own Story Future Casting®
  2. 2. angelahousand.com &
  3. 3. Generation Z
  4. 4. A Pedagogical Road Map Connecting Interests & Passions to Academic Content FutureCasting®
  5. 5. TYPE III INDEPENDENT OR SMALL GROUP INVESTIGATIONS PRODUCTS AND/OR PERFORMANCES TYPE I GENERAL EXPLORATORY ACTIVITIES TYPE II METHODOLOGICAL TRAINING / HOW-TO ACTIVITIES (Renzulli, 1977)
  6. 6. Three Ring Conception of Giftedness
  7. 7. Courage Optimism Romance with a Topic Vision or Sense of Destiny Physical and Mental Fortitude Sensitivity to Human Concerns
  8. 8. WHO AREYOU?
  9. 9. It is easy!
  10. 10. LIFE VALUES INVENTORY Values clarification & Personal Development
  11. 11. LIFE VALUES INVENTORY
  12. 12. Explore Students Conduct Research to Answer: What are my values? How do I like to spend my time? What might I want to do in the future? What skills do I need to be successful in the future? What steps do I need to take to attain my vision of the future? © Angela Housand, 2013
  13. 13. Who am I?
  14. 14. Who am I? A light rainfall, A soft word, The sweet, melodic Song of a bird. Fragile and easily overlooked, unheard A little sad A little unsure A symphony of quiet sounds… kindness when it seems It cannot be found A gentle Grace That slowly changes The way the world works Who am I?
  15. 15. Average = 9 hrs/day
  16. 16. Less than 3%
  17. 17. MATT NADEL
  18. 18. marques brownlee
  19. 19. Content Quality
  20. 20. Always improving Attending to detail A lot of hard work “Able to make some serious money” MKBHD
  21. 21. CREATE AWESOME CONTENT!
  22. 22. write stories design graphics paint pictures program softwaretake photographs make movies start a business perform music invent sculpt build serve the community advocate create computer games conduct an experiment present research raise funds
  23. 23. ITERATE
  24. 24. Public Domain Image: Pixaboy.com
  25. 25. Control the Message
  26. 26. Public Domain Image by kid-josh https://www.flickr.com/photos/48112820@N05/6784102187
  27. 27. BETHANY MOTA
  28. 28. $40,000.00
  29. 29. 10%
  30. 30. S TO W Helpful to achieving the objective Harmful to achieving the objective Internal Origin Attributes of the Individual Strengths Weaknesses External Origin Attributes of the Environment Opportunities Threats SWOT Analysis
  31. 31. © Angela Housand, 2013
  32. 32. © Angela Housand, 2013
  33. 33. Strengths What unique skills do I have? What do I do well? When do others ask for my help? What experiences have I had that will help me as I move forward? © Angela Housand, 2013
  34. 34. Weaknesses What areas do I need to improve? What do others view as my weakness or area for improvement? What is something I would like to change? © Angela Housand, 2013
  35. 35. Opportunities What opportunities are already available to me? What resources do I have available? How can I use my strengths to create opportunities for myself? Who do I know that can help me? © Angela Housand, 2013
  36. 36. Threats What could hinder my success? What are potential problems I could encounter? What are the challenges I face? What are the restrictions in my life (time, money, vehicle, access to computer or the Internet, etc.)? © Angela Housand, 2013
  37. 37. 0% 25% 50% 75% 100% Economic Disparity
  38. 38. 0% 25% 50% 75% 100% Economic Disparity
  39. 39. S TO W Helpful to achieving the objective Harmful to achieving the objective Internal Origin Attributes of the Individual Strengths Weaknesses External Origin Attributes of the Environment Opportunities Threats SWOT Analysis
  40. 40. Writing Activities
  41. 41. Essential Questions
  42. 42. Who am I? Who do I want to be?
  43. 43. PRESENT FUTURETension
  44. 44. PRESENT FUTURESkill-Development Self-Awareness Productivity
  45. 45. Future Self
  46. 46. in20years.com
  47. 47. How have I grown?
  48. 48. How have I grown? I have always been called a crybaby for as long as I can remember. I have to admit that I always did cry a lot.
  49. 49. How have I grown? I have always been called a crybaby for as long as I can remember. I have to admit that I always did cry a lot. …now the nature of my sensitivity has changed.
  50. 50. How have I grown? I used to cry mostly out of self-pity because someone hurt my feelings.
  51. 51. How have I grown? I used to cry mostly out of self-pity because someone hurt my feelings. Now I have begun to cry for others.
  52. 52. Social Capital
  53. 53. Explicit Hierarchy
  54. 54. Implicit Hierarchy
  55. 55. Relational & Egalitarian
  56. 56. Advantageous
  57. 57. Exchange There must be an opportunity to exchange skills and access information.
  58. 58. Don’t you think if I were wrong, I’d KNOW it?
  59. 59. S TO W Helpful to achieving the objective Harmful to achieving the objective Internal Origin Attributes of the Individual Strengths Weaknesses External Origin Attributes of the Environment Opportunities Threats SWOT Analysis
  60. 60. Possibility There must be the possibility of gaining NEW knowledge and developing NEW skills.
  61. 61. Motivated All members must be motivated to engage without knowing the outcome value.
  62. 62. High achieving students demonstrated greater autonomy and competence than low achieving students in computer-based learning tasks. (Otta & Tavella, 2010)
  63. 63. (Otta & Tavella, 2010) Autonomyw/Competence
  64. 64. (Otta & Tavella, 2010) Autonomyw/Competence IntrinsicMotivation
  65. 65. (Otta & Tavella, 2010) TooEasyorTooHard IntrinsicMotivation
  66. 66. • Interesting • Integral to one’s vision of the future • Immediately useful • Tied to one’s identity Achievement Motivation
  67. 67. Capable All members must be capable of absorbing, applying, and recognizing the value of new information.
  68. 68. Goal attainment is not luck, 
 

  69. 69. Goal attainment is not luck, 
 it takes time and requires effort.

  70. 70. Fight the Good Fight “I wish a politician with no teaching experience would just come in and tell me how to teach,” said no teacher EVER.
  71. 71. Discover YOUR Superpower
  72. 72. With great POWER comes great RESPONSIBILITY.
  73. 73. Live by a Code of Honor
  74. 74. Invest in Yourself
  75. 75. Invest in Yourself Professional Learning
  76. 76. Invest in Yourself Professional Learning Personal Growth
  77. 77. Invest in Yourself Professional Learning Personal Growth Health & Well Being
  78. 78. You Can Change the World
  79. 79. Thank You!

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