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Lecture 8 Production


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Lecture 8 Production

  1. 1. Any Questions?<br />Artifact Proposal?<br />
  2. 2. Unit 2Types of Tools<br />How do I decide what tools to use and when (SNOWY)?<br />Content Exploration<br />Production<br />Communication<br />Data Collection/Analysis<br />Productivity<br />
  3. 3. Production Tools<br />October 19th, 2009<br />
  4. 4. Lecture Overview<br />Introduction to production<br />Definition of production tools<br />Production task characteristics<br />Student benefits of production<br />Examples of production<br />SNOWY<br />Identifying trees<br />
  5. 5. Definition of Production Tools<br />Form of learning whereby students create a product or concrete artifact that is the focus of their learning and shows what they learned<br />
  6. 6. Production Task Characteristics<br />Developed over time<br />Involves more than one discipline<br />Includes student choices<br />Deals with authentic (real-world issues)<br />Students receive help and scaffolding (support) from a variety of sources<br />Assessment is ongoing from many sources, including the students themselves<br />
  7. 7. Alamo history project (student production)<br />Christopher Columbus (student production)<br />For example…<br />
  8. 8. Question #1<br />What are some benefits of producing a movie like this over, say, a test or an essay, which are more “typical” student productions?<br />
  9. 9. Student Benefits of Production<br />Individual and group responsibility<br />Planning, critical thinking, reasoning, and creativity<br />Strong communication skills, both for interpersonal and presentation needs<br />Visualizing and decision making<br />Organizing<br />Knowing how and when to use technology and choosing the most appropriate tool for the task<br />
  10. 10. Examples of Production Tasks<br />Storymercial<br />Digital storybook<br />PowerPoint presentation<br />Book report<br />Brochure<br />Comic strips (next slide)<br />Digital scrapbook<br />Web-published products<br />Web pages, character journals, or blogs<br />Educational podcasts<br />Class projects<br />
  11. 11. Various Production Tasks<br />Narrative:<br />Personal Expression<br />Myths/Folk Tales<br />Short Story<br />Information / Expository:<br />Summary Reports<br />Book Reports<br />How-To Directions<br />Biographies<br />Persuasive:<br />Advertising<br />Describe/Conclude<br />Analyze/Conclude<br />Analyze/Persuade<br />Compare/Contrast<br />Cause/Effect<br />Environment:<br />Participatory Environment<br />
  12. 12. Music Podcasts<br />
  13. 13. 5th Grade Podcast - Geometric Shapes<br />
  14. 14. Scratch - Programming<br />
  15. 15. My Hero<br />
  16. 16. Teacher Production Example:Changing Decimals to Fractions<br /><br />
  17. 17. A Child’s WarA video made in Second Life by Global Kids<br />Video: Year-end project for the Global Kids.<br />Based on youth research <br />Situation of child soldiers in Uganda and the upcoming trial and the International Criminal Court. <br />Earlier piece about digital media and youth<br />Read the youth leaders blogs<br />Watch other videos from Global Kids at:<br />
  18. 18. Football and Math<br />
  19. 19. Contests<br />School Tube Contests<br /><br />
  20. 20. Identifying Trees<br />SNOWYProduction<br />
  21. 21. SNOWY Case<br />Mr. Mudalah teaches 3rd grade<br />Has students collect leaves<br />Wants a more creative outlet<br />Wants students to be more motivated<br />Goal = to recognize local trees<br />
  22. 22. S: Standards<br />Objective:<br />Given a variety of trees, the students will be able to recognize the differences and describe various trees. The students will produce a detailed report of one specific tree OR produce a broader report of multiple trees, based on certain characteristics (leaf structure, bark).<br />Standard(s):<br />Science 3.1.2 Participate in different types of guided scientific investigations, such as observing objects and events and collecting specimens for analysis.<br />Science 3.1.4 Discuss the results of investigations and consider the explanations of others.<br />Language Arts<br />
  23. 23. N: Needs<br /><ul><li>What do you need in a resource or tool?
  24. 24. Grouping
  25. 25. Groups (but collaboration or cooperation are possibilities)
  26. 26. Home, classroom, computer lab, outside
  27. 27. Time
  28. 28. One hour in computer lab
  29. 29. (if needed)
  30. 30. Home
  31. 31. outside
  32. 32. Classroom
  33. 33. Outside
  34. 34. 1 computer (for group work)
  35. 35. Resources (environment)
  36. 36. Computer lab
  37. 37. 20 student computers, Internet access
  38. 38. Classroom
  39. 39. 1 computer
  40. 40. Textbooks
  41. 41. Papers
  42. 42. Pencils
  43. 43. Outside
  44. 44. Media
  45. 45. Text
  46. 46. Images</li></li></ul><li>What are the Needs?<br />Lecture Worksheet #1<br />
  47. 47. O: Options<br />Content exploration tools<br />Production tools<br />
  48. 48. Content Exploration Definition<br />Allows students to engage in specific content material (to review knowledge, apply knowledge, or explore new knowledge)<br />
  49. 49. Content Exploration Ideas<br />The Lorax<br />Geography’s Educators’ Network of Indiana<br />Trees and terrific…Travels with Piere<br />A Pocket Guide to Trees, by Rutherford Platt, published by Pocket Books<br />Identify trees website<br />A guide to deciduous tree knowledge<br />Dichotomous key<br />Botany website<br />
  50. 50. What content exploration tools should you use?<br />Lecture Worksheet #2<br />
  51. 51. Production Definition<br />Form of learning whereby students create a product or concrete artifact that is the focus of learning<br />
  52. 52. Student Production Ideas<br />Tree Scrapbook<br />Have each student create their own <br />Tree Report<br />Students select one tree and identify (ThinkQuest)<br />Tree Newsletter<br />Tree Video Tour (SchoolTube)<br />Interactive Tree Quiz<br />Tree Museum<br />Diagram a Forest<br />Complete a ‘Dragonfly’ Activity<br />Inventory Your Community’s Trees<br />
  53. 53. What production tool would you use? <br />Why?<br />Lecture Worksheet #3Group<br />
  54. 54. Lecture Worksheet #4<br />What:<br />Which of the tools you identified should be used? How should these tools be used? (Provide a brief description of the activity)<br />whY:<br />How does the tool you chose address…<br /><ul><li>Efficiency
  55. 55. Effectiveness
  56. 56. Enhancement
  57. 57. Objective</li></li></ul><li>Content Exploration Versus Production<br />
  58. 58. <br />Which one is this?<br />
  59. 59. How Would You Incorporate an Autumn Theme in Your Subject/Grade Level?<br />Let’s Share Your Ideas…<br />
  60. 60. Lecture Worksheet #5<br />What do you plan on creating in lab?<br />What resources will you need to achieve this production?<br />
  61. 61. Elementary<br />Compare<br />Arbor Day / Identify (content exploration)<br />Venn diagram<br />Leaf/Tree book<br />KidPix/ Webspiration/ Inspiration<br />Definitions<br />Seasons<br />MovieMaker<br />Thanksgiving<br />Content exploration<br />WebQuest, Slide show<br />Venn diagram comparing then/now<br />Class digital story<br />
  62. 62. Early Education<br />Learn Shapes<br />Carve your own pumpkin<br />
  63. 63. Foreign Language<br />Content Exploration<br />el Dia de los Muertos<br />WebQuest<br />Names for autumn terms<br />Worksheet<br />French worksheet<br />Autumn vocab<br />Student Video<br />
  64. 64. Language Arts<br />Similies<br />Video<br />Poe’s reenactment <br />Poetry<br />Scaffolding tool<br />Content exploration<br />Famous autumn poems<br /><br />PPTs<br />Digital story – moviemaker<br />Blogs<br />Haiku<br />Comic strips (Celtic pagans)<br />
  65. 65. Math<br />Estimation<br />Estimate number of leaves based on branches<br />Area of leaf:<br />Linear and quadratic curve fit<br />Area of pumpkin:<br />Worksheet<br />Pascal’s Triangle (tree trunk)<br />
  66. 66. Art<br />ArtPad<br />
  67. 67. Physical Education<br />Learn to be healthy<br />
  68. 68. Science<br />Acceleration<br />Leaves<br />Leaf experiment<br />MovieMaker<br />Compare colors<br />Worksheet<br />Chemistry<br />Content exploration<br />
  69. 69. Social Studies<br />The Real Thanksgiving content exploration:<br />TeacherTube<br />Example<br />
  70. 70. Music<br />Vivaldi’s Four Seasons<br />
  71. 71. Unit 2NEXT WEEK<br />Content Exploration<br />Production<br />Communication<br />Data Collection/Analysis<br />Productivity<br />
  72. 72. For Lab This Week<br />Artifact Proposal #1 Due in lab<br />
  73. 73. For Lecture Next Week<br />Pre-Lecture Podcast #9 - Communication<br />Pre-Lecture Activity #9<br />Print Lecture Worksheet #9<br />