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Summer 09 Workshop


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Summer 09 Workshop

  1. 1. Getting the Most from CORE EXTENSION August 6, 2009
  2. 2. “ Fairness doesn’t mean treating everyone the same way.”
  3. 3. Project Menu - Extension Menu Activity
  4. 4. Word study/spelling centers
  5. 5. Student-Created Open-ended Games/Centers
  6. 6. 20 Facets Ball Differentiate by readiness Make 20 leveled questions for students -teacher chooses who gets which question Differentiate by content Four groups create and answer 20 question/answers about a certain topic - Give One/Get One- How would you and your team use this open-ended vehicle to differentiate for your students?
  7. 7. Anchor Activities/Independent Study Contracts Anchors are a set of on-going, any time activities that students who are always finished first can do independently Independent study contracts also tie in to long term projects for these students Create a list of anchor activities with your team that you do at your grade level. Make a plan for ways you can share without recreating work.
  8. 8. How are we managing the Time and Student Accountability? *Share contract or “menu journal” ideas Ex: Date: Student or Teacher Choice (Circle) Activity/Game: My thinking:
  9. 9. Moodle is Your Best Friend! Forum discussions Organizing Sites to Create Flexible Groups Differentiating through leveled sites Having time to get started!
  10. 10. Helpful Web Sites