Week 7 spring2013_part2

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Week 7 spring2013_part2

  1. 1. PRODUCTION TASKSEDUC W200 Week 7
  2. 2. LEARNING AND CREATING WITH IPADS INKINDERGARTEN EDUC W200 Week 7
  3. 3. OUR FIVE TYPES OF STUDENT TASKS… CONTENT EXPLORATION PRODUCTIVITY PRODUCTION TASKS DATA COLLECTION COMMUNICATION AND ANALYSIS EDUC W200 Week 7
  4. 4. WHAT ARE STUDENT PRODUCTION TASKS?• A task given to students to create a form of “presentation” to showcase the knowledge they have gained…• Form of learning whereby students create a product or concrete artifact that is the focus of their learning and shows what they learned EDUC W200 Week 7
  5. 5. PRODUCTION TASKS VERSUS OTHER TASKS• What makes production tasks different from content exploration tasks?• What are the students doing in production tasks that make them unique?• Tip: Think about your webquest. o What content exploration tasks you have included? o What task do you want your students to do at the end? (Refer to your Class Prep #7) EDUC W200 Week 7
  6. 6. CHARACTERISTICS OF PRODUCTION TASKS• Example: Digital Story 1. Deals with authentic (real-world) issues 2. Planning, critical thinking, reasoning, and creativity 3. Multifaceted assessment (i.e., rubric) 4. Developed over time; Focus on individual progress (i.e., portfolio) 5. Student choice 6. Teachers facilitate rather than control • Scaffolding/support from a variety of sources 7. Individual vs. group responsibility (communication skills)• Production tasks are complex, but demonstrate complex knowledge, skills, abilities, and attitudes EDUC W200 Week 7
  7. 7. THINK BACK…• …To when you were in elementary, middle, or high school• THINK-PAIR-SHARE (3 minutes) o What production tasks did you encounter? • Poll everywhere • Web polling tool (see next page for details) o What tools did you use? o What process did you follow? • Group work? Individual? • In-class? Out-of-class? EDUC W200 Week 7
  8. 8. FOR INSTRUCTORWeb Clicker Tool1. Go to Co:lor (www.einbrain.com/color)2. Click on “Quick Teacher”3. Type the class name (any name you want)4. Click on “Use this name”5. Type your question (in Open-ended)6. “Make and Publish it!”7. Click on “Response” to see the student response EDUC W200 Week 7
  9. 9. FOR STUDENTS• Web Clicker Tool o Go to Co:lor (www.einbrain.com/color) o Click on “Quick Student” o Type the class name that your instructor provides o Click on “Connect” o Type your answer EDUC W200 Week 7
  10. 10. WHAT DO YOU NEED TO CONSIDER FORPRODUCTION TASKS?• What does the task entail? o Think about what you want your students to prove they know• Which type of production tools can my students use? o Hint: think about their abilities, background knowledge, etc.• How complex is the task? o How much time will you need to dedicate? o What scaffolding/assistance might the students need? o How might the technology complicate/ease the task?• What resources are available? EDUC W200 Week 7
  11. 11. PRODUCTION TASKS INVOLVECOMPLEX ACTIVITIES• Learners are not just doing a task – they are: o Demonstrating knowledge in action o Learning the acceptable and best ways to do a task • Ex: How to interact with community leaders o Group work: • learn about working as a team o How to present content, not just the content itself EDUC W200 Week 7
  12. 12. PRODUCTION TASKS INVOLVECOMPLEX ACTIVITIES• The assessment of a production task is not just the product, but the process of creating the product o That’s why rubrics are often used with Production Tasks o That’s why we will be discussing assessment of production tasks later today! EDUC W200 Week 7
  13. 13. BRAINSTORMING – PRODUCTION TASK FORYOUR WEBQUEST• Think about the webquest you designed last week. o What do you want your students to prove they know? o What kind of product can give you confidence that they achieved the goal? o Are there any limitations? • Student ability, background knowledge, etc. • Length of the task o What resources are available? • Technology (think reasonably)• Share with students in your subject area.• Share with the whole class (one or two) EDUC W200 Week 7 13

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