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Technology Driven Diferentiation

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You can differentiate instruction and reach every child by building a technology framework of tools that can be used to reach all of them. Personalize learning and level up! You can do it!

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Technology Driven Diferentiation

  1. 1. Technology Driven Differentiated Instruction Vicki Davis, Teacher @coolcatteacher #Skitsummit2015
  2. 2. The problem with technology
  3. 3. Transport us to a better education
  4. 4. 4/28/2015 5Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com Every student learns differently!
  5. 5. Deliver using dual encoding.
  6. 6. Technology Driven Differentiation AClassroom BAdministration
  7. 7. T h e C l a s s r o o m C a r The Tools (Framework) Learning Environment (essential link) Learning Styles Interests Readiness Level Content Process (engine) 1 2 3 4 5 7 6
  8. 8. T h e C l a s s r o o m C a r The Tools (Framework) 1
  9. 9. The power of Three!
  10. 10. Assembling My Class Framework 2005 Social Educational Network (Ning & Blogging) 2005 Wiki 2006 Student Productivity Tools (iGoogle) 2006 Audio File creation 2006 Video creation 2006 Global collaboration 2007 Virtual Worlds 2010 Apps / QR Codes 2011 Cloud Storage/ Paperless 2013 Formative Assessment Pltaforms (Socrative, Kahoot) 2014 Sophia 2014-15 Haiku Learning #inflip Teaching 2014-15 Mobile App Development with Crescerance T h e C l a s s r o o m C a r X
  11. 11. 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 Classroom Management Metacognitive Processes Cognitive Processes Home Env/ Parental Inv Stdnt/Tchr Social Intxn Social/ Behavioral Attributes Motivational/ Affective Attr Peer Group Quantity of Instruction School Culture Classroom Climate Classroom Instruction Curriculum Design Stdnt/Tchr Academic Intxn Classroom Assessment Community Influences Psychomotor Skills Tchr/ Admin Decisionmaking Curriculum and Instruction Parental Involvement Policy Classroom Impl/ Support Student Demographics Out of Class Time Program Demographics School Demographics State Level Policies School Policies District Demographics Relative Influences on Learning Wang, Haertel, Walberg, 1997 “What Helps Students Learn? Spotlight on Student Success” http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED461694.pdf
  12. 12. Let’s Look at #1 1. Classroom Management • teacher uses questioning/ recitation strategies that maintain active student participation Wang, Haertel, Walberg, 1997 “What Helps Students Learn? Spotlight on Student Success” http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED461694.pdf
  13. 13. PRACTICE DOESN’T MAKE PERFECT… IT MAKES PERMANENT Classroom Management
  14. 14. Essential Procedures • Entering Room • Exiting Room • Paperflow • Being Excused from the Room • Essential Positions forTeaching and Interacting
  15. 15. Here’s a Big Secret to Differentiating Have good classroom management procedures so you have the time (and energy) to differentiate!
  16. 16. 4/28/2015 19 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com
  17. 17. Educational 4/28/2015 20 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com
  18. 18. 4/28/2015 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com 21 1. Educational Network (Ning) – PRIVATE!
  19. 19. 4/28/2015 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com 22
  20. 20. “If they help build it, they are already THERE.” Rule for Networking Teachers and Others
  21. 21. Student educational networking platforms • Ning (costs money) • Edmodo • Schoolology • Google Plus • Hashtag on Twitter • Sophia.org (#flipclass tool) • Moodle
  22. 22. 4/28/2015 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com 25
  23. 23. 4/28/2015 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com 26 2. Wiki-centric Classroom http://westwood.wikispaces.com – Hour of code lesson plan
  24. 24. 4/28/2015 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com 27
  25. 25. 4/28/2015 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com 28
  26. 26. 3. Student Productivity Tools • Do students know how to manage their time? • Can students capture & retrieve important info? • Do students know how to optimize start screens? • Do students know how to reduce distractions?
  27. 27. Paper Notes • Gridded Notebook Digital Notebook • Evernote • One Note Action • Calendar Items • Tasks Workflow for the Modern Student Task Clone will take From Evernote to Google Cal and Wunderlist
  28. 28. 4. Create Audio 5. Create Video Audacity Pinnacle Studio iMoviehttp://j.mp/wonder-pirate
  29. 29. Do they understand visual grammar? • Storyboards • Screen Shots • Production Schedule • Editing • Sound Tracks • Copyright • Teleprompter (Try free ipad Teleprompter apps) CTI Digital Film Model http://j.mp/dig-film-curr AFI Digital Film Curriculum
  30. 30. ISTE Nets™ Standards  4. Technology communications tools  Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences.  Students use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences. 6. Collaborate Globally
  31. 31. Phase one - Intra-connection (within your own class) Phase two - Inter-connection (within school/ district) Phase three - Managed global connection Phase four - Student to Student (With Teacher Management) Phase five - Student to Student (with Student Management) Flattening your classroom 6. Collaborate Globally www.flatclassroombook.com
  32. 32. 7th! Virtual Worlds 4/28/2015 36Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com
  33. 33. 4/28/2015 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com 37
  34. 34. My virtual world “toolkit” 3D 4/28/2015 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com 38 Second Life (2007-2010) Open Sim (2011-2012) Google Sketchup (2013) Minecraft.edu (2014)
  35. 35. #8 Apps / QR Codes http://j.mp/class-qr
  36. 36. #8 Apps / QR Codes QR Code Implementation Guide – http://www.coolcatteacher.com/qr-code-classroom-implementation-guide/ Tip: Shorten the code using bit.ly first
  37. 37. #9 Cloud Storage/ As Paperless as Possible Adobe Acrobat Pro • Gmail • Google Docs • Google Sites
  38. 38. #10 Video Game programming See: http://j.mp/15-code Gamestar mechanic http://gamestarmechanic.com/ Gamemaker https://www.yoyogames.com/studio iPad: Kodable (age 5 and up) Hopscotch (4th and up) http://j.mp/hopscotch-ebook by Wes Fryer http://www.tynker.com/hour-of-code/ http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tip_bar=hoc
  39. 39. #11 Simulation Environments http://aic.conflix.org University of Michigan
  40. 40. #12 Formative Assessment Socrative ROCKS www.socrative.com! Tip: Play quizzes as races for review. Use open ended questions
  41. 41. #13 “flipped” techniques to F2F
  42. 42. MY FAVORITE SCREENCASTING TOOL: OFFICE MIX
  43. 43. CONSISTENT LAYOUT OF SCREEN Essential Questions Video with Custom Thumbnail Assignments
  44. 44. A NOTE ON ASSIGNMENTS – SPELL OUTTHE LOCATION FORTURNING WORK IN My Locations: • (HAIKU) • (FOLDER)
  45. 45. #14 CRESCERANCE: MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT Want to be a happier person? The secret to being a truly happy person may lie in the most unlikely of places: being kind and encouraging to others! iCare offers loads of fun, creative ways for you to be a kinder, happier person by caring for others. Don’t have time to make a homemade cake or a crafty DIY project? Don’t know the right words to encourage that friend who’s having a hard time? With iCare, you can find loads of great ways to do nice, creative stuff for your friends, family or even the guy at work. With all the nice, fun ideas iCare offers, you don’t even have to have a big imagination to be kind! With iCare, you can find quick, simple ways to be kind to those around you and encourage your peers and yourself through iCare’s many sources of positive input. Our features include: Inspirational videos A daily feed of heartening quotes and blog posts Links to motivating books and other resources The five love languages and the ways to be kind using them Inspiring photos and quotes A motivational playlist from Spotify Sometimes life can get so hectic, it seems that you don’t have the time or energy to think of those around you, but it doesn’t take much to be kind. iCare will help remind you to take time to be kind and be happy!
  46. 46. Assembling My Class Framework 2005 Social Educational Network (Ning & Blogging) 2005 Wiki 2006 Student Productivity Tools (iGoogle) 2006 Audio File creation 2006 Video creation 2006 Global collaboration 2007 Virtual Worlds 2010 Apps / QR Codes 2011 Cloud Storage/ Paperless 2013 Formative Assessment Pltaforms (Socrative, Kahoot) 2014 Sophia 2014-15 Haiku Learning #inflip Teaching 2014-15 Mobile App Development with Crescerance T h e C l a s s r o o m C a r X
  47. 47. This framework holds everything else I do!
  48. 48. Assembling the Framework
  49. 49. 2 Skills for Web 2: 1. Hyperlinking 2. Embedding 1 - Hyperlink 2- Embedded Multimedia
  50. 50. Embed Code URL Link www.youtube.com
  51. 51. Embed Code URL Link www.toondoo.com
  52. 52. Embed Code URL Link www.classtools.net
  53. 53. 2 Skills for Web 2: 1. Hyperlinking 2. Embedding 1 - Hyperlink 2- Embedded Multimedia
  54. 54. Citizenship Chapter begins on p 98
  55. 55. Online behavior has Offline consequences!
  56. 56. All public places I use Automated Monitoring (RSS)
  57. 57. T h e C l a s s r o o m C a r The Tools (Framework) Learning Styles 1 2
  58. 58. Learning Styles Logical Mathematical Linguistic Spatial Pictures Bodily Kinesthetic Musical Interpersonal Intrapersonal Naturalist
  59. 59. Take a Vote! Which tool should we investigate as it relates to learning styles? 1. Educational Networking 2. Wikis 3. Digital Storytelling
  60. 60. Social Network (Ning) •Blogging •Forums •Administration •Organizing Site •Linking sharer •Acting •Presenting •(Get on film) •Photography •Camera Op •VoiceThread •Animoto •Record audio files •Audacity editor •VoiceThread •Animoto •Photography •Outdoor video •Gcast remotely •“Roving” reporter •Google Earth •Forums •Cell phone enabled Blogging or pics •Discussion facilitators •Reflections •Reading & opinion •Debates
  61. 61. Wikis •Wiki Composition •Writing •Research •Programming •Organizing •Widget finding •Mentoring •Acting •Presenting •(Get on film) •Camera •Photography •Graphic Design •“looks” •Record audio files •Audacity editor •VoiceThread •Animoto •Outdoor dig storytlng or photography •Maps •Environmental research •Discussion mgt •Cell phone enabled Blogging or pics, twitter •Live streaming •Reflecting •Opinion •Reporting on group issues
  62. 62. Digital Storytelling •Script Writer •Call Sheets •Production Schedule •Asst Director •Acting •Presenting •Lighting •Flow & movement •Camera •Editing •Lighting •Storyboarding •Audio Editing •Music Selection •Sound Capture •Scene Scout •Scene set up •Storyboarding •Acting •Directing •Movie Ideas •Vision Casting •Reflecting •Status Reporting •Journal process •Ideas
  63. 63. Use Multiple Intelligences as a Planning Tool 4/28/2015 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com 67 Step 5: Choice PLACES: Creating a physical environment conducive for learning p 171-173 SPACES: Designing Electronic Spaces for Choice p 173- 186
  64. 64. Voice Thread quick project •Write comment •Uploading photos •Organizing presentation •Posing •Photography •Audio •Music •Nature/map related photos •Opinions on such topics •Social aspects •AUDIENCE! •Reflections
  65. 65. T h e C l a s s r o o m C a r The Tools (Framework) Learning Styles Interests 1 2 3
  66. 66. T h e C l a s s r o o m C a r Interests 3 •Hobbies •Music •Theater •Sports •Poetry •Arts •Public Speaking •Reading •Academics •Themes! •“Causes”
  67. 67. Personal Interest Projects “Invention” projects Dramatic Projects Opinion “voice” opportunities Oral Debates w/ follow up Backchannels Deep Research projects (proposed by student)
  68. 68. T h e C l a s s r o o m C a r The Tools (Framework) Learning Styles Interests Readiness Level 1 2 3 4
  69. 69. Readiness Level in Subject During projects spend 1:1 time daily w/ student Sit beside Check off rubric items with student Not quite Ready Specific Rubrics Self Track Rubrics Over the Shoulder and Verbal Reporting to Teacher Daily Ready Mentors for others Awards (Hall of Fame) Competitions w/ other classrooms Make them “cool” by teaching cool stuff More than Ready More ways to excel past the “100”
  70. 70. T h e C l a s s r o o m C a r The Tools (Framework) Learning Styles Interests Readiness Level Content 1 2 3 4 5
  71. 71. Content Facts / Dates / Timelines/ Events / Definitions Classtools.net, dipity.com Flashcard Exchange, Quizlet, Group document creation on Google Docs, Backchannels CRAM App, Flashcard apps on mobile devices, Mobl21 Details / Significant Individual Wiki Group Projects Link sharing (Diigo) Fake Facebook (www.myfakewall.com) Livebinders Events Opinion Question Blog Posts Role Playing Video search and embedding Interviews of people who experienced it. (Video)
  72. 72. T h e C l a s s r o o m C a r The Tools (Framework) Learning Environment (essential link) Learning Styles Interests Readiness Level Content 1 2 3 4 5 6
  73. 73. “I never teach my pupils, I only provide the conditions in which they can learn" Albert Einstein4/28/2015 78 Vicki A Davis, Cool Cat Teacher - coolcatteacher.com
  74. 74. Cooperative Groups •Harnesses power of all •Each has their own ID (and e-mail) •Group cooperation, individual contribution Learning Centers •Equipped workstation (webcam, audio, headsets) •Specialty centers (scanner, digital film, tripod) Choice Boards •Wiki Assignments with choices •Question of the week with choice of text response (blog post), audio response (podcast) or video response (digital storytelling) Class Rules • Discuss Netiquette • Student Contribution • Safety • Administrative Support for Rule Breaking Materials/ Supplies/ Resources • Functional Equipment • Textbook • Consistent ACCESS • Knowledgeable Teacher Learning Environment Pit Crew Pit Crew Pit Crew Pit Crew Pit Crew Pit Crew
  75. 75. Collaboration with individual contribution
  76. 76. The Collaborative Writing Cloud 9 Wikis Collaborative Writing Apps Blogs Social Bookmarking Graphic Organizers Collaborative Notebooks ePaper Cartooning Cloud Syncing
  77. 77. Accountability: Every student has their own ID!
  78. 78. Students need a “home base”
  79. 79. T h e C l a s s r o o m C a r The Tools (Framework) Learning Environment (essential link) Learning Styles Interests Readiness Level Content Process (engine) 1 2 3 4 5 7 6
  80. 80. 1Tools 2Learning Styles 3Interests 4Readiness 5Content 6Environment 7Process A Classroom Car
  81. 81. Is the teacher needed?
  82. 82. AClassroom BAdministration
  83. 83. 1 “Pit Crew” 2 Car Designers A Administrators
  84. 84. Cooperative Groups •Harnesses power of all •Each has their own ID (and e-mail) •Group cooperation, individual contribution Learning Centers •Equipped workstation (webcam, audio, headsets) •Specialty centers (scanner, digital film, tripod) Choice Boards •Wiki Assignments with choices •Question of the week with choice of text response (blog post), audio response (podcast) or video response (digital storytelling) Class Rules • Discuss Netiquette • Student Contribution • Safety • Administrative Support for Rule Breaking Materials/ Supplies/ Resources • Functional Equipment • Textbook • Consistent ACCESS • Knowledgeable Teacher Learning Environment Pit Crew Pit Crew Pit Crew Pit Crew Pit Crew Pit Crew
  85. 85. Technology is our vehicle! But not the ONLY vehicle!
  86. 86. Secret of Driving Educational Excellence
  87. 87. You’re teaching students to drive their own learning!
  88. 88. Then…
  89. 89. You’re worth the price!
  90. 90. QUESTIONS? Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher #Skitsummit2015

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