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  • Distance education with moodle day 1 nov 3 no internet

    1. 1. Joan CoyPrincipal PAVEPWSD#76 Day 1 focus - Assessment FOR Learning (leading to differentiation)
    2. 2. Your nameYour educational roleSomething interesting in your life
    3. 3. We will look at The talent in the room The overall vision Goals & strategies Networking Assessment FOR learning  Damian Cooper & Anne Davies How does that affect student engagement?
    4. 4.  Web/tech tool for inquiry based learning Networking Four plus on Assessment Experience the Flip lesson Student Engagement Effective Moodle Tools Create lessons with assessment FOR learning Present lessons Three step interviews  Anytime, Anyplace, Anypace learning Afterhours chatpart of learning
    5. 5. In School Division groups create a resume of thecombined group addressing : Educational background and years in field Distance Education experience PD focus HobbiesAppoint one member to share with larger groupon behalf of their jurisdiction.
    6. 6. Puts:how you canhelpCalls:what youneed
    7. 7.  To educate the whole student by adapting opportunities for personal success. Take classes Any Time, Any Where, Any Place, Any Pace Flexible Distance Learning opportunities for Northern Saskatchewan Residents An innovator in promoting student success through a personalized online learning community.
    8. 8. Toss the ball around the room When you catch it: Give your name Read the question by your left thumb Answer the question.
    9. 9. Two goalsTwo strategies
    10. 10. • Personalize lessons for multiple intelligences• Learn about best practices in online assessment, instruction and course design• Better processes for collaborating and communication with students• More efficient processes for registration, communication and support• Communication between students, students-facilitators, students-teachers,Teachers-facilitators, Administrators-teachers, mostly everyone• Create a learning community of educators to collaborate toward common goals in the area of distance education.• Create a directory of distance educators.• Define the fundamental characteristics of a distance education course that ensures student success.• Support teachers to make professional judgments about assessment (trust teachers to determine what tools will work for their students at that time and in that place)• Teach students to be responsible, digital citizens that are able to find and authenticate information
    11. 11. • Sharing best practices• New tools will help adapt courses for the personalized lessons• Special subject council, Twitter (#skdlearn), PLN with a internet hub/ directory/repository of strategies and lessons.• Use Moodle to create a hub for SK distance education, Collaborative course/lesson creation, Focus on common outcomes.• Share best practices, track student success/retention, ask students what works and get rid of practices that don’t work, provide prompt feedback.• Begin with assessment tools that teachers are already using and talk to teachers about how to use those tools to assess for learning• Give students tools and information about internet responsibility
    12. 12. Encourage the advancement of administration,teaching, and development of distance educationEvery student will develop a deep understanding oftheir learning.Create a ‘community’ of distance educators
    13. 13. • Firstly, encourage and foster distance ed. locally ( school staffs, divisions)• Initial face to face meeting of distance educators, moving to annual distance networking via web conference• Support catalyst individuals who promote DE, making people aware of SETA• Create a Moodle course that includes the following:• directory of distance educators in this room• Forum for Q and A• Area for subject and grade specific sharing• Glossary- Web 2.0 Tools• Social Bookmarking sharing- Diigo and del.i.cious• PD information (upcoming eLearning conferences, webinars etc.)
    14. 14. Divide into two groups: Damian Cooper Assessment Anne Davies Assessment
    15. 15. Keynoters - provide an overview of key points that areimportant to online learningInvestigators - create open ended questions to ask formore information, clarify or explain the ideas (3 or less)Illustrators - provide specific examples or applications ofthe ideas presented in readingsLinkers - show how does the material we are reading linksto other areas requiring our attention in distanceeducation
    16. 16.  Damian Cooper & Anne Davies Come together in theFour Plus group large Each subgroup briefly present findings. Keynoters from Groups 1,2 & 3 first, then Investigators and so on.
    17. 17. Tools in Moodle to create the learning experience we want for studentsAssessment Collaboration Communication Quiz Glossary Forum Assignment Database Choice Lesson Workshop Questionnaire Survey Chat Chat
    18. 18. For casual discussion and networking  If Distance Education is the answer ... then what is the question?  How do we take the distance .. out of Distance Ed?  How do we keep distance education courses dynamic and changing?  What are some creative and interesting ways to improve student engagement and completion rates?  How do we facilitate continual growth of distance education teachers?