My head's on fire generating ideas jim burke

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This is a pdf version of the session I gave on 3/13/2011 at the Michigan Reading Association conference in Grand Rapids. I had to save it as a pdf as the Keynote file was too large to post.

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My head's on fire generating ideas jim burke

  1. 1. My Head’s on Fire!Teaching Students How to Generate Ideasfor Reading, Writing, and Thinkingby Jim Burke, Burlingame High School
  2. 2. What is the problemfor which generatingideas is the solution?
  3. 3. Six Features of Effective Literacy Instruction 1. Students learn skills and knowledge in multiple lesson types. 2. Teachers integrate test preparations into instruction. 3. Teachers make connections across instruction, curriculum, grades, and life. 4. Students learn strategies for doing the work. 5. Students are expected to be generative thinkers. 6. Classrooms foster cognitive collaboration. from Beating the Odds:Teaching Middle and High School Students to Read and Write Well (2002) by Judith Langer (http://cela.albany.edu)
  4. 4. Six Features of Effective Literacy Instruction 1. Students learn skills and knowledge in multiple lesson types. 2. Teachers integrate test preparations into instruction. 3. Teachers make connections across instruction, curriculum, grades, and life. 4. Students learn strategies for doing the work. 5. Students are expected to be generative thinkers. 6. Classrooms foster cognitive collaboration. from Beating the Odds:Teaching Middle and High School Students to Read and Write Well (2002) by Judith Langer (http://cela.albany.edu)
  5. 5. Generative Tools and Techniques • Reading • Survey Monkey • Talking • Visual Thesaurus • Wordle • Viewing • Post-Its/Poster Paper • Listing • Whiteboard/Projector • Writing • Videos (YouTube) • Groups (online/in-class) • Representing • Models • Researching • Questions • Analogies • Texts • Images
  6. 6. How can we use technology to generate ideas that improve reading, writing, and thinking?
  7. 7. How can we use reading and writing to generate ideas that improve reading, writing, and thinking?
  8. 8. How can we use speakers to generate ideas that improve reading, writing, and thinking?
  9. 9. How can we use images to generate ideas that improve reading, writing, and thinking?
  10. 10. Game TheoryComplexity TheorySocial DarwinismUncertainty Principle
  11. 11. How can we use graphics to generate ideas that improve reading, writing, and thinking?
  12. 12. How can we use questions to generate ideas that improve reading, writing, and thinking?
  13. 13. How can we use discussion to generate ideas that improve reading, writing, and thinking?
  14. 14. www.englishcompanion.com

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