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 a tool students use to make connections,  revise their thinking, and to deepen their  understanding shows both the cont...
 prepares students to be part of the 21st-  century workforce increases communication between  stakeholders differentia...
   This notebook style uses both the right    and left hemispheres of the brain to    help students:    › sort    › categ...
   Place these terms in the order that shows    how student benefit from interactive    notebooking    › Retain    › Unde...
Process   UnderstandRetain     Reflect
   Each notebook has:    › A designed cover that reflects the author’s      personality    › An author’s page to give own...
   Notebook    › Spiral or binder Colored pencils Highlighters Glue and/or tape
   Each unit begins with    › A Unit Cover Page    › AHA connection pages Odd numbered pages – teacher input Even numbe...
   Two options    › Self Reflection Paper    › Research Paper   Students are allowed to use notebook on    any assessment
 I use a rubric Organizational/management    › No loose papers    › Spot check    › Student choice   Formative/Summativ...
 Using writing as a way to show thinking and  explain reasoning Allowing students to behave like a scientist Improving ...
 Novels Grammar/stems Math
   http://interactive-notebooks.wikispaces.com/   http://www.sciencenotebooks.org/   http://mysciencelessons.wordpress....
   cwmsroyal.pbworks.com    › Click on the “Interactive Science Notebook”      link    › You will find:       This Power...
Name:                        Birthday:                        Hobbies:           My                        Draw things tha...
 Right – side page Includes the unit title Student illustrations
 These two pages are a spread Provides a place for students to record  the key question and the summary  statements abou...
pp. 14 – 15Scientists learn about the natural  world through scientific inquiry.         They ask testable  questions, des...
Left Side ( Student Output)              Right Side (Teacher Input)                                                 How do...
   Students write a five-paragraph    reflective paper about their work during    the unit    › Count the number of assig...
Keeps me         organized                         “My                         notebook has                         helped...
Interactive Science Notebooks Conference
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Interactive Science Notebooks Conference

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Engagement? Differentiation? Formative assessment? Multiple intelligences? 21st century skills? Any of these sound familiar? Stressed about how to incorporate them into your science curriculum? Come to this session and learn how the interactive notebook can address all these topics and more (Adaptable to any subject).

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Interactive Science Notebooks Conference

  1. 1.  a tool students use to make connections, revise their thinking, and to deepen their understanding shows both the content learned (input) and the reflective knowledge gained (output) increases student thinking and achievement
  2. 2.  prepares students to be part of the 21st- century workforce increases communication between stakeholders differentiating instruction › Relevant and rigorous Interactive Notebooks support effective instruction
  3. 3.  This notebook style uses both the right and left hemispheres of the brain to help students: › sort › categorize, › remember › creatively interact with the new knowledge they are gaining
  4. 4.  Place these terms in the order that shows how student benefit from interactive notebooking › Retain › Understand › Process › Reflect
  5. 5. Process UnderstandRetain Reflect
  6. 6.  Each notebook has: › A designed cover that reflects the author’s personality › An author’s page to give ownership › Resource pages Model, model, model › I modeled the entire first unit › Then, depending on your class, you may model, model, model as needed
  7. 7.  Notebook › Spiral or binder Colored pencils Highlighters Glue and/or tape
  8. 8.  Each unit begins with › A Unit Cover Page › AHA connection pages Odd numbered pages – teacher input Even numbered pages – student output
  9. 9.  Two options › Self Reflection Paper › Research Paper Students are allowed to use notebook on any assessment
  10. 10.  I use a rubric Organizational/management › No loose papers › Spot check › Student choice Formative/Summative › AHA – a reflection of what they learned › Self Reflection paper - summative
  11. 11.  Using writing as a way to show thinking and explain reasoning Allowing students to behave like a scientist Improving their ability to organize ideas and information to help them study, and build a skill they will carry on to high school Serving as a portfolio of scientific understanding
  12. 12.  Novels Grammar/stems Math
  13. 13.  http://interactive-notebooks.wikispaces.com/ http://www.sciencenotebooks.org/ http://mysciencelessons.wordpress.com/category/in teractive-notebook/ http://www.ericdigests.org/2004-4/notebooks.htm http://www.nsta.org/publications/news/story.aspx?id =57384
  14. 14.  cwmsroyal.pbworks.com › Click on the “Interactive Science Notebook” link › You will find:  This PowerPoint  Additional information  Handouts
  15. 15. Name: Birthday: Hobbies: My Draw things that describe you Your Interactive Notebook on this page. You may also usePicture Author’s photos, magazine cut outs, or Page computer art. Here (Ex. Favorite Food, Favorite Class, Pets, Family, Favorite Movie or Book, etc.)
  16. 16.  Right – side page Includes the unit title Student illustrations
  17. 17.  These two pages are a spread Provides a place for students to record the key question and the summary statements about the major concepts they are learning throughout the unit Most important pages of the unit because they are a reflection of students’ ongoing learning throughout the unit
  18. 18. pp. 14 – 15Scientists learn about the natural world through scientific inquiry. They ask testable questions, design and perform investigations, and use the data What is collected as evidence of theirthinking. We modeled the work of Scientific a scientist with the mystery cube activity… Inquiry? Pp. 22-23 Scientists pp. 18-19 use the scientific A good hypothesis method ,,, must be a logical, testable answer to a scientific question.
  19. 19. Left Side ( Student Output) Right Side (Teacher Input) How does a scientific question differ precise from other types of questions you may ask? Science Starter ActivityAnswered by Scientific Based oncollecting Questions observations Notes:evidence •The work of a scientist begins with a question. •A scientific question is one that is precise and can be answered testable through… •Mysterious M & M’s ActivityMysterious M & M’s: Questions You •Observations using all sensesCould Investigate •Break open candy and make a drawingA, Color •Complete activityB, Number •Record observations in wordsC. Etc. and drawings
  20. 20.  Students write a five-paragraph reflective paper about their work during the unit › Count the number of assignments › Choose four that best supports the AHA  Justify choices by giving specific examples why these best support the unit AHA › Paragraph rating their notebook › Paragraph about the notebook
  21. 21. Keeps me organized “My notebook has helped me learn and discover new ideas ““aha” summariesreminded me of “The (use of) colorwhat we learned highlights key ideaseach day and how and enhancesthey all tied in understanding.”together …”

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