Facilitators: monitors, guides, and raises open ended questions for students to be more actively involvedGuide: teachers guide students through engaged learning with out simply giving students answersCo learner: must be willing to learn with class, some info may be outside of expertese Critical thinker: Engaged learner: actevely invovled in assinmentResponsible: for what they understand and learn about assignment
Recording devices (they can record voices from other countries) and video (ie web cam)
1.D behaviorism says students will learn though an external stimuli and through the environment. So my allowing for children to learn though others experiences (placing in groups) with recourses of technology they are experiencing characteristics of behaviorism.b) Through constructivism they say that students will learn by the aid of classmates and peers to help them become critical thinkers and engaged learners
Assinments That Matter
An Assignment that Matters<br />Jeanna Maloney <br />Naomi Killham<br />Michael Lendy<br />Marissa Reidford <br />Cynthia Resener<br />Kristina McDowell<br />
Provides different assessment methods</li></ul>Cross- curricular<br /><ul><li>Relevant to more than one subject</li></ul>Accomplishes teaching standards<br /><ul><li>Teachers are able to assess students based on state standards</li></ul>What makes an Assignment Matter<br />
<ul><li>After reading Flat Stanley children will create their own card- board friend and life for him. Then, through e-mail, students will send their friend to other places around the world.
The host family will then take him along on outings, snap photos, and keep a journal of activities.
That family will then send it back to the student, which allows for insight on lives of other cultures.</li></ul>Flat Stanley: An assignment that Matters<br />
Why Flat Stanley Matters…<br /><ul><li>The teacher provides feedback and facilitate lesson
The teacher aids students by guiding as well as becoming a co-learner
Involves other students, community, and teacher interactions</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>This assignment allows students to become actively involved with others while touching on subjects such as social studies, language arts, and health/nutrition.
By students mailing their flat friend to other countries, allows them to learn about other cultures and compare those cultures to their own.
It allows students to create personal writings as well as learn about local history along with world geography.</li></ul>Why Flat Stanley Matters…<br />
Believed that culture is prime determinant of individual development</li></li></ul><li>1. Facilitate & Inspire Student Learning & Creativity<br />D)Model collaborative knowledge construction by engaging in learning with others in face-to-face and virtual environments.<br />Flat Stanley<br />Technology (emails, cameras, recording devices)<br />Environmental learning <br />3. Model digital-age work and learning<br />B)Collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using them to support student success and innovation.<br />Flat Stanley<br />Local community/global <br />Peer, teacher, others engaged<br />Educational Theorist<br />
Engaged Learning- Students find excitement and pleasure in learning, and understand that learning is social. <br />Technology Integration- Technology helps with daily classroom practices, and management of a classroom.<br />Inquiry Learning/Project Based learning- Comprehensive instructional approach in sustained, cooperative investigation. <br />Socratic learning and questioning- Pushes your mind to think beyond what you would normally think about. It keeps asking the question why and what kind.<br />Collaborative Learning- Group work; working together to get different viewpoints; the success of one learner helps an entire group.<br />Cooperative Learning-Each member is responsible for each other’s learning as well as their own; Achieve different levels of understanding.<br />Outcome-based Learning- Encourages decision making regarding curriculum, teaching methods, school structure and management.<br />Pedagogy Specialist<br />
How this applies to Flat-Stanley<br />Students can work in groups or alone. (Engaged Learning, Collaborative Learning, and Cooperative Learning)<br />Technology Integration is available because students could send email instead of journals. (Technology Integration)<br />Students can share what they learn and so they teach not only themselves, but others. (Cooperative Learning, and Collaborative Learning)<br />Students could also investigate different cultures, where they will be sending Flat Stanley. (Inquiry Learning)<br />Standards<br />Use content-specific tools to support learning and research.<br />Promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify students' conceptual understanding and thinking, planning, and creative processes.<br />Pedagogy Specialist<br />
<ul><li>Focuses on accommodating all different types of learners
Know how they will be assessed</li></ul>Instructional Designer<br />
Flat Stanley<br />Big ideas and essential questions are listed<br />Assessments used correlate to characteristics necessary for effective assessment<br />Includes expectations, room for reflection, and feedback opportunities for students<br />Standard<br />2. Design and Develop Digital-Age learning Experiences and Assessments<br />Teachers need to use multiple ways of assessing students<br />Use of technology integrated for effective learning<br />Instructional Designer<br />
ISTE/NETS Standards<br />Design and adapt learning experiences using tools<br />Direct instruction, inquiry based learning, cooperative learning<br />Customize and personalize activities to address students styles, strategies and abilities<br />Inspire learning, use digital tools and citizenship<br />Evaluate and reflect on certain research and professional practice to make effective use of digital tools<br />Digital literacy, inventive thinking, interactive communications and quality results<br />Instructional Designer<br />
Flat Stanley and Instructional Design<br />Using digital tools<br />Digital literacy<br />Children gain first hand experience in:<br />Sending and receiving e-mails<br />Attaching files to e-mails<br />Printing materials<br />Using digital camera<br />Scanning materials<br />Saving information on a computer<br />Word processing and spreadsheet skills<br />Instructional Designer<br />
<ul><li>For students who may have a disability (such as they need help writing or reading) the teacher could modify this assignment.
Some ways to allow students with disabilities to still be active participants: