Tag You’re it! Creating Cross Curricular Teams from Scratch

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Laurie Hayes
Biomedicine Science Teacher
Center for Advanced Research and Technology (CART)
Clovis, CA

Josh Olson
Biomedicine Science Teacher
Center for Advanced Research and Technology (CART)
Clovis, CA

Courtney Somers
Law Government Teacher
Center for Advanced Research and Technology (CART)
Clovis, CA

You have been chosen to be a part of a cross curricular team. Now what! This presentation gives participants the tools they can use to begin creating their cross curricular teams. Discover new ways of using technology that make cross curricular planning easier and more effective.

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  • Tag You’re it! Creating Cross Curricular Teams from Scratch

    1. 1. Tag You’re It! WHAT!!
    2. 2. Why are cross curricular pathways important? <ul><li>Brain based research has proven that students retain what they learn when the material is relevant , interesting, and CONNECTED to prior knowledge. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Act 1-Principal’s Office
    4. 4. Activity 1: Identifying Concerns
    5. 5. Act 2 -Teacher Meeting
    6. 6. Activity 2: Roadblocks and Detours
    7. 7. Lack of common prep <ul><li>Setting up Google groups to collaborate with other teachers </li></ul>
    8. 8. Sign up for Gmail Go to www.gmail.com , click the Sign up for Gmail link and follow the simple account set-up steps. If you already have a Gmail account, you can use your existing account to sign up for all Google services.
    9. 9. Create a group Google Groups can be used by co-teachers to collaborate, share and discuss. Simply go to www.groups.google.com and click, create a group . When you belong to a group, you can send emails, post discussion questions, upload documents, pictures, PowerPoints, webpages, etc. You can choose to have alerts sent to your Gmail account or you can view all activity in the group by logging in at www.groups.google.com .
    10. 10. Act 3- Back to the Principal’s Office
    11. 11. Activity 3: Creating an Action Plan
    12. 12. Creating Cross Curricular Projects How do projects differ from activities?
    13. 13. Step 1: Select a Theme <ul><li>What’s a theme? How does it differ from a topic? </li></ul><ul><li>What determines a good theme? </li></ul>INTERESTING RELEVANT REAL TO YOUR STUDENTS! OVERARCHING
    14. 14. Step 2: Select a Theme <ul><li>Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Globalization </li></ul><ul><li>Money </li></ul><ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Beliefs </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplishments </li></ul><ul><li>Exploration </li></ul><ul><li>Health Care </li></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul>
    15. 15. Theme = Innovation Transportation Energy Theater Arts Agriculture mechanics Construction Health
    16. 16. Standards to Projects <ul><li>Identify academic and CTE standards that relate to the theme. </li></ul><ul><li>Consider possible connections and outcomes or products that content areas might share. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on project that would assess student learning in all content areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Decide on evidence/assessment used to determine student learning. </li></ul>
    17. 17. Collaborate together to create a cross curricular project Great Ideas!!!

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