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Creating Connections: Deeper learning Through Collaboration

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Kate Hughey
Charlotte Latin School

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Creating Connections: Deeper learning Through Collaboration

  1. 1. CREATING CONNECTIONS: DEEPER LEARNING THROUGH COLLABORATION “ T H E F U N F O R M E I N C O L L A B O R AT I O N I S , O N E , W O R K I N G W I T H O T H E R P E O P L E J U S T M A K E S Y O U S M A R T E R ; T H AT ’ S P R O V E N . ” L I N - M A N U E L M I R A N D A
  2. 2. Presented By: Kate Hughey Charlotte Latin School “Collaborate with people you can learn from.” Pharrell
  3. 3. THE NOVEL STUDY “I’ve picked you to accompany me on the greatest adventure of our mutual lives.” Claudia (The Mixed Up Files of Basil E. Frankweiler)
  4. 4. ONE BOOK LED TO MORE BOOKS…
  5. 5. WHICH THEN LED TO: THE PROJECT “Find a group of people who challenge and inspire you. Spend a lot of time with themand it will change your life.” Amy Poehler
  6. 6. LIB GUIDE
  7. 7. EVERYONE PLAYS A SPECIFIC PART “Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.” Helen Keller
  8. 8. SUCCESSFUL COLLABORATION BEGINS WITH CLEAR EXPECTATIONS ABOUT ROLES. BE EXPLICIT ABOUT WHO IS GOING TO BE DOING WHAT, SO THERE ARE NO MISUNDERSTANDINGS. FOR EXAMPLE:  Role of the Classroom Teacher:  Select Novel  Design unit and study novel  Work with Librarians to determine research connection  Facilitate writing and Green Screen portions of the project post research  Role of the Librarian:  Work with teachers to determine research connection  Curate compatible resources  Create LibGuide (or other resource list)  Create note-taking and Works Cited formatting  Facilitate research and citations  Together:  Share resources, project, and class notes  Schedule research sessions  Post-project reflection "Coming together is a beginning, stayingtogether is progress, and working together is success." – Henry Ford
  9. 9. HELPFUL RESOURCES MetKids – www.metmuseum.org/metkids Do Ink (Green Screen App) - www.doink.com LibGuides by Spring Share – www.springshare.com/libguides
  10. 10. THE STATE PROJECT “Thestrength of the teamis eachindividual member. The strength of eachmember is the team.” – Phil Jackson
  11. 11. LANGUAGE ARTS – LETTERS TO THE EDITOR “One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warmyou up, add just a few more pieces to blast an immensebonfire, large enough to warmup your entire circle of friends;needlessto say that individualitycounts but teamwork dynamites.” – Jin Kwon
  12. 12. MURALS IN ART/STATE SONGS IN MUSIC "Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there." – Virginia Burden
  13. 13. THE STATE FAIR! “Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” – Ryunosuke Satoro
  14. 14. Any questions? Thank you for coming! Kate Hughey, 4th Grade Teacher khughey@charlottelatin.orgwww.charlottelatin.org

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