ARS Teacher PD - March 2011

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ARS Teacher PD - March 2011

  1. 1. ARS Language & Literacy Curriculum ARS PD Session 13 March 28, 2011
  2. 2. ARS  Goals   •  Best  prac+ce   •  Essen+al  early  literacy  skills   •  Knowledgeable  educators   •  21  century  learning  environments   •  Engaged  parents  and  communi+es  
  3. 3. Pause…reflect…describe  one  you  are  working  on  lately   •  AAend   •  Listen   •  Par+cipate   •  Learn   •  Share   •  Collaborate   •  Care  
  4. 4. Agenda   Morning   A:ernoon   1:00  Play  Planning  Close-­‐Ups   8:30  Table  Talk      Dr.  Teasha  Fra+erelli     • Topic  Study  Selec+on      Akron  Children’s  Hospital   8:45  Report     9:00    Tech  Time   1:45  Prac+ce  Ac+vity   10:15    Break   • small  group  work   10:30    Small  Group  Ac+vity   2:00  Coursework   • 3  Case  Studies   2:15  Coursework/module   11:15      Case  Study  Presenta+ons   3:00  Break   • Discussion   3:15  Curriculum  planning   12:00    Lunch   4:15  Evalua+on  
  5. 5. 2011-­‐2012  Topic  Selec?on   At  your  table,  select  the   At  your  table,  select  the   your  top  3  choices   ‘starter’  topic  for  Fall,   from  the  following:   2011  from  the   following:   *Exercise   *Clothes   *Buildings   *Boxes   *Water  Pipes   *Trash/Garbage   *Wheels   *Balls   *Flowers  
  6. 6. Tech  Time   hAp://bkflix.grolier.com   USER:  akron   PASS:  bookflix  
  7. 7. Small  Group  Ac?vity:  Case  Studies   • Organize  into  small  groups   • Assign  case  studies:   • Case  Study  #1:  InaAen+ve  Young  Learners   • Case  Study  #2:  Resistant  Young  Learners   • Case  Study  #3:  Advanced  Young  Learners   • Read  the  background  on  the  case   • Discuss  the  problem   • Develop  a  solu+on  &  an  alterna+ve  solu+on  to  the  the   problem   • Explain  how  you  will  know  the  solu+on  is  working   • Prepare  to  present  your  case  
  8. 8. Case  Presenta?ons   Each  group:   • Describes  the  problem     • Describes  the  solu+ons  generated   • Explains  how  the  solu+on  will  be   monitored/measured   • Responds  to  ques+ons  
  9. 9. Play  Planning  Close  Ups  –  Choose-­‐Say-­‐Draw-­‐Write-­‐Go   T  +  C   •  Makes  lines   •  C  makes   •  C  makes   •  Writes   lines   some  lines   words     •  C  writes   •  C  writes   words   some   T-­‐Led   words   C-­‐Led  
  10. 10. Prac?ce   *Chooses  to  go  to  the   drama+c  play  area,  currently  a   restaurant.   I  am  going  to  make  a  pizza.   Time  1:  T-­‐Led   Time  2:  T  +  C   Time  3:  C-­‐Led    
  11. 11. Coursework   Jeremy   • Grad  Course   Mary   • Undergrad  Course   Shelley   • Online  Module  
  12. 12. Curriculum:  Flowers  
  13. 13. Announcements  &  Feedback   • Phonological  awareness  will  be  the  focus  of   observa+on  in  April   • May  19-­‐20  ARS  celebra+on!!  
  14. 14. Closing  &  Evalua?on   •  Highlights  from  the  session  

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