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Crash course for designing projects


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Round Table Session Presentation from AMLE 2015

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Crash course for designing projects

  1. 1. Crash Course in Designing Meaningful Projects Dr Mark Hines Mid-Pacific Institute Honolulu, HI 96822 Handouts for this session can be found on the AMLE2015 app
  2. 2. Goals A brief review of making the case for Deeper Learning What are deeper learning practices and how do they along with middle level education? What are strategies to help teachers design better projects What are the take-aways for other schools? What tool box is there to draw from?
  3. 3. Deeper Learning Inquiry PBL Challenge Based Community Based Variants of Deeper Learning Practices
  4. 4. From Wired
  5. 5. From eSchool News
  6. 6. Literature
  7. 7. EduTopia
  8. 8. 6 Traits of Deeper learning Mastery of core Academic Content Critical Thinking and Problem Solving Collaboration Effective Communication Self-Directed Learning An Academic Mindset
  9. 9. How do we help Teachers Design better projects/deeper learning experiences? From Desimone: Desimone, Laura M. (2009). Improving impact studies of teachers' professional development: Toward better conceptualizations and measures. Educational Researcher, 38(3), 181-199.
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  11. 11. 6 A’s of PBL
  12. 12. The Crash Course Steps Big Idea: The Theme Clarify Learner Objectives Develop the Essential Question What will the end look like? Write the Project Summary (the elevator pitch)
  13. 13. The Crash Course Steps Map out the Milestones product learning target check points Instructional Strategies
  14. 14. The Crash Course Steps Public Audience Resources needed Immersion/Kick Off
  15. 15. “Frankly, I even find it hard to believe some of things I’ve been coming up with”
  16. 16. The Teaching Channel
  17. 17. Buck Institute
  18. 18. Deeper Learning MOOC
  19. 19. The Deeper Learning Network
  20. 20. TPack Framework
  21. 21. All Resources on the AMLE Website!
  22. 22. Session Evaluation Let us know what you thought of this session. Complete an evaluation electronically on the conference app, or complete the paper evaluation located in the back of the program book. CEU Code: FX-92 CEU Code Earn Continuing Education Units (CEU) to maintain your teaching certification. Write down the CEU Code for every session you attend on the CEU card located in the back of the program book.