PROd Day Feb 2009

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This is a presentation I have used with teachers in my school district. I begin my presentation by introducing Thinkquest and, depending on the workshop, lead into instruction on project-based learning.

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PROd Day Feb 2009

  1. 1. Welcome to the 21st Century<br />and<br />Simply Powerful Teaching …and Learning…<br />with Technology!<br />Much of this material was originally presented by Bernie Trilling [Global Director, Oracle Education Foundation] for the inaugural 21st Century Learning Institute in California in November of 2007. <br />Re-presented and adapted by Jim Batchelor, February, 2009. Thanks to Bernie for his permission to reuse many slides.<br />
  2. 2. Nothing stays the same…<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  3. 3. Courage to keep on learning…<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  4. 4. Technology<br />4<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  5. 5. Technology<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  6. 6. The World<br />The World is Flat!<br />and Knowledge Work can be done by <br />skilled, connected workers <br />anywhere!<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  7. 7. 21C Skills<br />Partnership for 21st Century Skills<br />7<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  8. 8. 21C Skills<br />Life & Career Skills<br />Flexibility & Adaptability<br />Initiative & Self-direction<br />Social & Cross-cultural Skills<br />Productivity & Accountability<br />Leadership & Responsibility<br />Learning & Innovation Skills<br />·Creativity & Innovation<br />·Critical Thinking <br />·& Problem-solving<br />·Communication <br />·& Collaboration<br />Information, Media & <br />Technology Skills<br />·Information Literacy<br />·Media Literacy<br />·ICT Literacy<br />www.21stcenturyskills.org<br />8<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  9. 9. 21C Workforce<br />The Future World of Work<br />IN MORE DEVELOPED COUNTRIES<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  10. 10. 21C Learners<br />Digital Native Learners<br />·Multitasking<br />· Multimedia learning<br />· Online social networking<br />· Online info searching<br />· Games, simulations &<br /> creative expressions<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  11. 11. Learning Theory<br />New Learning about Learning<br />·Context – Real-world learning<br />·Caring – Intrinsic motivation<br />·Construction – Mental & virtual<br /> model-building<br />·Competence – Multiple intelligences<br />·Community – Learning socially<br /> in groups & teams<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  12. 12. Learning Balance<br />Direct Instruction<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  13. 13. Learning Balance<br />Direct Instruction<br />Project Learning<br />A Better<br />Balance<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  14. 14. Teacher Learning<br />“I had to unlearn the idea that<br />teaching was about <br />my content;<br />I had to learn it was about<br />their thinking, <br />and their skills.”<br />An Expert Project Learning Teacher<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  15. 15. Project Learning Model<br />16<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  16. 16. Project Learning Model<br />17<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  17. 17. Project Learning Model<br />18<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  18. 18. Project Learning Model<br />19<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  19. 19. Project Learning Model<br />20<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  20. 20. Project Learning Model<br />21<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  21. 21. Project Learning Model<br />22<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  22. 22. Project Learning Model<br />23<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  23. 23. Project Learning Model<br />24<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  24. 24. Project Learning Model<br />25<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  25. 25. Project Learning Model<br />26<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  26. 26. Project Learning Model<br />27<br />©2007, Oracle Education Foundation • All Rights Reserved.<br />
  27. 27. From philosophy to the classroom practice...<br />Lesson by lesson or...<br />Project-based learning using Thinkquest as a tool!<br />Engagement, engagement, engagement!<br />
  28. 28. Thinkquest.org: Simply Powerful Teaching With Technology<br />TENTATIVE AGENDA<br />10:00 am <br /> - Introduction and survey of experience/questions/areas to pursue<br /> - Oracle Education Foundation: Background to Think.com and Thinkquest<br /> - Thinkquest hands-on activities: how it works for me as a teacher and for my students<br />oYour turn! Using Think tools [set up your page on our site]<br /> Login Username: dlc<br />Password: liesure [please be careful...3 errors shuts us down!]<br />oHow to use Think for assignments [post on student site vs post to teacher site]<br /> - at the least…a new tool; at the most…a new way of teaching<br /> - introduce/review role of essential questions for inquiry-based learning. Time problem? Roland Case [TC2]<br /> - discuss guidelines and exemplary PBL resources of BC government<br /> - What is an essential question? Oracle uses a Thinkplan and Workplan for learning projects<br /> - break into groups to brainstorm essential questions and consider how to incorporate into Think.com <br /> - continue developing the remainder of learning project components<br /> - regather for “show and tell”; review<br />11:30 Lunch<br />
  29. 29. Resources<br />In Thinkquest, see &quot;Help&quot; then &quot;Lessons & Tutorials&quot; <br />www.thinkquest.org<br />http://www.tc2.ca/wp/<br />http://www.wested.org/pblnet/resources.html<br />http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/technology/6-9.htm<br />http://www.eschoolnews.com/emails/eSN/0205SpecialReport.htm<br />
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