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Final Project Presentation[1]

  1. 1. E-Learning Initiative Using a wiki to collaborate and reflect on a lesson study. Final Project
  2. 2. A Lesson Study: Teachers plan and modify a lesson together. After teaching the lesson, the teachers collaborate on best practices and make improvements to meet the needs of their students. E-Learning Initiative
  3. 3. There is a need for an alternative option for collaboration among teachers participating in a lesson study. Why use a wiki to collaborate with a lesson study? E-Learning Initiative
  4. 4. <ul><li>NETS Standards: </li></ul><ul><li>3. Model Digital-Age Work and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>4. Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>  5. Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>MD Professional Development Standards: </li></ul><ul><li>3a. Professional development provides ongoing opportunities for teachers to practice working with colleagues, including other teachers, principals, counselors, social workers, and others, and emphasizes that collaboration is a means and not an end in addressing issues related to school improvement and improved student learning. </li></ul><ul><li>3c. Professional development relies on communication technologies to broaden the scope of collaboration </li></ul>E-Learning Initiative
  5. 5. <ul><li>Outcomes </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers will: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>create their own wiki page to collaborate with their partner in the lesson study. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>be able to add information to their wiki page, as well as know how to gain access to their partner’s page for viewing. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>effectively utilize their wiki to complete a lesson study with other colleagues. </li></ul></ul></ul>Target audience: K-5 th grade teachers. E-Learning Initiative
  6. 6. Professional Development <ul><li>1 st Meeting: </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce the components and tools of the e-platform = Pbworks </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate how to add/edit content on page & how to upload files or images </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce template wiki- identify components </li></ul><ul><li>Time for teachers to work- assistance available if needed. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lesson Study Wiki <ul><li>Platform: </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki used for the professional development </li></ul><ul><li>Template for the lesson study </li></ul>E-Learning Initiative
  8. 8. Professional Development <ul><li>2 nd Meeting: </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss progress of wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Review components </li></ul><ul><li>Answer questions </li></ul><ul><li>Complete brief survey to give feedback on effectiveness of the meetings and using the wiki </li></ul><ul><li>Survey </li></ul>
  9. 9. To avoid this The technology resource teacher and other teachers presenting the professional development will be available for teachers who need help. Digital natives will also be asked to help digital immigrants throughout the process if needed. E-Learning Initiative
  10. 10. <ul><li>Five Criteria for Success </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers will have successfully: </li></ul><ul><li>  added content to their wiki page through the edit tool. </li></ul><ul><li>uploaded content by using the upload tool. </li></ul><ul><li>changed the font size, color and style using the text component tools in order to make their page visually pleasing. </li></ul><ul><li>posted personal reflections that thoughtfully analyze their personal experience using the wiki. </li></ul><ul><li>posted, modified and reflected upon the targeted lesson in their lesson study. </li></ul>E-Learning Initiative
  11. 11. Christine LaBue Designing and Delivering E-Learning Environments Johns Hopkins University Thank You