Designing Digitally Deanna E. Mayers Curriculum Coordinator blendedschools.net
Agenda <ul><li>Developer Selection/Training </li></ul><ul><li>Design Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Course Requirements </l...
Developer Selection and Training Process <ul><li>Candidates formally applied and participated in two interviews </li></ul>...
Understanding by Design <ul><li>Backward Design Model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the Essential Content </li></ul></ul>...
 
Assessments <ul><li>Performances and Products that demonstrate understandings </li></ul><ul><li>Typically a real-world goa...
Respondus <ul><li>Creating assessments from word documents </li></ul><ul><li>Saving raw documents for other uses or to be ...
Learning Activities <ul><li>Should be based on your  Curriculum Framework </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Essential Questions  </li>...
Wimba Create <ul><li>Civics and Government </li></ul><ul><li>Start with a Word Document </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a butto...
Study Mate <ul><li>Algebra 1 A </li></ul><ul><li>Starting first with a word document  </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Gaming...
NASA <ul><li>Partnership with blendedschools.net </li></ul><ul><li>Scientists working with developers </li></ul><ul><li>Le...
Whole Child <ul><li>Healthy </li></ul><ul><li>Safe  </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Supported </li></ul><ul><l...
Differentiation <ul><li>Math 2 A </li></ul><ul><li>At the Lesson Level </li></ul><ul><li>At least to 50% lessons of new co...
Service Learning <ul><li>AP Literature </li></ul>
Future Development <ul><li>Advisory Committee </li></ul><ul><li>All courses will be developed with a 4-year shelf life in ...
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    1. 1. Designing Digitally Deanna E. Mayers Curriculum Coordinator blendedschools.net
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Developer Selection/Training </li></ul><ul><li>Design Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Course Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Tools for Developing </li></ul><ul><li>Courses </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Objects </li></ul>
    3. 3. Developer Selection and Training Process <ul><li>Candidates formally applied and participated in two interviews </li></ul><ul><li>Candidates offered a contract to develop </li></ul><ul><li>Required attendance at a Developers Conference </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum Design </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Weekly Developer Meetings </li></ul>
    4. 4. Understanding by Design <ul><li>Backward Design Model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the Essential Content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Enduring Understandings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Essential Questions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Designing Assessments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creating the Instructional Units </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Course Flexibility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Semester </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Year Long </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Object based </li></ul></ul>
    5. 6. Assessments <ul><li>Performances and Products that demonstrate understandings </li></ul><ul><li>Typically a real-world goal, set within realistic context of challenges and possibilities. </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GRASPS (Goal, Role, Audience, Situation, Performance, Standards) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blackboard Rubric Initiative </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Traditional Assessments, recall and skill items </li></ul>
    6. 7. Respondus <ul><li>Creating assessments from word documents </li></ul><ul><li>Saving raw documents for other uses or to be redeveloped for additional learning management systems </li></ul><ul><li>Files could </li></ul>
    7. 8. Learning Activities <ul><li>Should be based on your Curriculum Framework </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Essential Questions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enduring Understandings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Key Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Should be aligned with your assessments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teach what you want to assess. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Based on the WHERETO Model </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Where, Hook, Engage, Revise, Evaluate, Transfer, Ordering </li></ul></ul>
    8. 9. Wimba Create <ul><li>Civics and Government </li></ul><ul><li>Start with a Word Document </li></ul><ul><li>Click on a button in word to add: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flashcards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quiz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weblinks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Package it to be used in a Blackboard Course </li></ul>
    9. 10. Study Mate <ul><li>Algebra 1 A </li></ul><ul><li>Starting first with a word document </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Gaming </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers quickly creating games </li></ul>
    10. 11. NASA <ul><li>Partnership with blendedschools.net </li></ul><ul><li>Scientists working with developers </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Objects within our Content Management System </li></ul><ul><li>Video in the BSN tube </li></ul>
    11. 12. Whole Child <ul><li>Healthy </li></ul><ul><li>Safe </li></ul><ul><li>Engaged </li></ul><ul><li>Supported </li></ul><ul><li>Challenged </li></ul><ul><li>Draft BSN resources </li></ul>
    12. 13. Differentiation <ul><li>Math 2 A </li></ul><ul><li>At the Lesson Level </li></ul><ul><li>At least to 50% lessons of new courses have suggestions and/or resources for differentiation </li></ul><ul><li>Unit Projects - offer differentiation suggestions </li></ul>
    13. 14. Service Learning <ul><li>AP Literature </li></ul>
    14. 15. Future Development <ul><li>Advisory Committee </li></ul><ul><li>All courses will be developed with a 4-year shelf life in mind </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum Cycle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2008-2009 High School Core </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2009-2010 Intermediate Core and high school electives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2010-2011 Elementary Core and High School Electives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New Course development </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Developing a structured process for ensuing content integrity of course links and other resources in the courses </li></ul>

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