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  • Maryann: Summer class During our presentation, have your lesson/unit in front of you. Keep in mind your lesson. We will give time to look at resources that you think you can use to raise rigor and relevance the last 30 minutes or so. Our intention is to provide the structures and resources to guide your work.
  • Tech Rigor Relevance

    1. 1. Maryann Angeroth Judith Griffin Loess Hills AEA13
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    3. 4. <ul><li>Technological Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Communication… Verbal proficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration… Leadership/Coordination/ </li></ul><ul><li>Teamwork/ Interpersonal Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Solve Complex Problems </li></ul><ul><li>Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Analytical and Thinking Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Gumption … Self-Direction and Reflection Skills </li></ul>
    4. 5. <ul><li>Results are different </li></ul><ul><li>Redefine “rigor” </li></ul><ul><li>21st century skills + core academic subjects </li></ul>
    5. 6. “ NCLB Renewal Under Way”
    6. 7. <ul><li>SF 588 provides resource to expand Iowa’s existing Core Curriculum to include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Civic Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Financial Literacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employability Skills </li></ul></ul>
    7. 8. <ul><li>Reading </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies?? </li></ul>
    8. 9. <ul><li>Creativity and Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Communication and Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Research and Information Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Citizenship </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Operations and Concepts </li></ul>
    9. 10. <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts and iTunes </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Lit Trips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Earth Lessons – X-Treme Geometry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>World War II </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Google Sky </li></ul><ul><li>Google Sketchup </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student example </li></ul></ul>
    10. 11. <ul><li>Foreign Lang - Vocab and fluency – AHST HS Spanish III </li></ul><ul><li>VoiceThread – group conversations around images, docs, and videos </li></ul><ul><li>ShowBeyond – individual conversations, stories </li></ul><ul><li>Ureport -students become real reporters </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube, SchoolTube, TeacherTube </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Storytelling </li></ul>
    11. 12. <ul><ul><li>Current World Issues Blog - Teacher and Students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Committed Sardine – for educators </li></ul></ul>
    12. 13. <ul><li>Modeling and Simulations </li></ul><ul><li>Biology Virtual Dissections and Simulations </li></ul><ul><li>Heartland AEA Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Simulations/Virtual Labs/Virtual Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>The “OOPS” Virtual Field Trip Page </li></ul><ul><li>Building Big </li></ul><ul><li>Darfur is Dying </li></ul>
    13. 14. <ul><li>Learn how to Design your Project . Plan rigorous and relevant standards-focused projects that engage students in authentic learning activities, teach 21st century skills, and demand demonstration of mastery. </li></ul>
    14. 15. <ul><li>Grass Born to be Stepped On </li></ul><ul><li>Block the Wall </li></ul>
    15. 16. QUADRANT A A C B D Students gather and store bits of knowledge and information. Students are primarily expected to remember or understand this acquired knowledge. Low Rigor – Low Relevance
    16. 17. QUADRANT B A C B D Students use acquired knowledge to solve real-world problems, design solutions, and complete work. The highest level of application is to apply appropriate knowledge to new and unpredictable situations. Low Rigor – High Relevance
    17. 18. QUADRANT C A C B D Students extend and refine their acquired knowledge to be able to use that knowledge automatically and routinely to analyze and solve problems and to create unique solutions. High Rigor – Low Relevance
    18. 19. QUADRANT D A C B D Students have the competence to think in complex ways and also apply knowledge and skills they have acquired. Even when confronted with perplexing unknowns, students are able to use extensive knowledge and skill to create solutions and take action that further develops their skills and knowledge. High Rigor – High Relevance
    19. 20. <ul><li>Thinkfinity </li></ul><ul><li>Iowa Core Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>ITEC Wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Science Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Literacy Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies Resources </li></ul>
    20. 22. <ul><li>Collaborate </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tapped In </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Network w. Others </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Networks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create and Contribute </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tablet PC in Education Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TeacherTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> – brainstorming online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online productivity tools (ZoHo) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Customize </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SlideShare </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Gather and share information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS/XML </li></ul></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>