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    1. 1. Imagine a classroom... that inspires teachers to teach mathematics and science in new ways  
    2. 2. Imagine a classroom... that energizes students to learn mathematics and science, even when it’s hard    
    3. 3. Imagine a classroom... where a treasury of mathematics and science knowledge is at your fingertips    
    4. 4. Imagine a classroom... that makes student experimentation exciting and worthwhile      
    5. 5. Imagine a classroom... that raises the level of achievement for all students     
    6. 6. Imagine a classroom... and creates a lifelong interest in science and mathematics     
    7. 7. Imagine VOCE Virtual Outreach Classroom for Educators
    8. 8. Imagine …. VOCE Virtual Outreach Classroom for Educators
    9. 9. VOCE Virtual Outreach Classroom for Educators Reaching Potentials in P-12 Math and Science Education
    10. 10. What is VOCE? <ul><li>a project that will have a powerful effect on p-12 student achievement in Science and Mathematics. </li></ul><ul><li>effective, affordable and sustained online professional development opportunity </li></ul><ul><li>designed to guide and support teachers as they change their classroom practices. </li></ul><ul><li>emphasis on district-wide use of learning progressions and the practice of Authentic Pedagogy strategies in P-12 classrooms </li></ul><ul><li>targets regional school districts </li></ul>
    11. 11. What is Authentic Pedagogy? <ul><li>It is a model of instruction that emphasizes higher order thinking and student learning that entails </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Construction of Knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disciplined Inquiry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Value Beyond School </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. What are Learning Progressions? <ul><li>Network of K-12 benchmarks (major scientific concepts) </li></ul><ul><li>Progress </li></ul><ul><li>from rudimentary benchmarks (K-2) </li></ul><ul><li>to level of adult science literacy (12) </li></ul>
    13. 13. Science Literacy
    14. 14. Standards-Based Learning Progressions
    15. 15. Mathematics Literacy
    16. 19. <ul><li>Introductory IP Video workshop for entire district on PD Topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Breeze or e-Lecta-Live </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>View live video from the different participating locations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Talk with and ask questions of any of the participants. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Breakout sessions can be scheduled </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Polling and quizzing features </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>generate data </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>inform and encourage further discussion </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Archived for later viewing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Share results with everyone in the Display Cases </li></ul>The Forum
    17. 20. <ul><li>Like a mini forum with IP video capabilities plus an online library of multimedia materials related to the benchmark </li></ul><ul><li>Learn much more about how PD topic works for your grade level </li></ul><ul><li>Expand upon your understanding of the nature of the PD Topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Find out what is cognitively appropriate for students at your grade band? </li></ul></ul>The Multimedia Center
    18. 21. <ul><li>Stresses Authentic Pedagogy </li></ul><ul><li>Access to lessons designed by others </li></ul><ul><li>Lesson design toolkit </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with and get support from other teachers and experts </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporate learning activities from the LAB BENCH </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pick and choose what will best suit a students’ learning needs. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learn about Action Research and become a researcher </li></ul>The Design Studio
    19. 22. <ul><li>Interact with various e-learning activities chosen with Authentic Pedagogy in mind. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>multimedia tutorials, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>simulations, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>games, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>videos, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>animations and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>virtual equipment . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use the activities to engage and motivate your students </li></ul>The Lab Bench
    20. 23. <ul><li>Share your lesson plans and experiences implementing them in your classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Show examples of student work </li></ul><ul><li>Engage in “ lesson study ” with peer teachers and experts in lesson study </li></ul><ul><li>Share and analyze the results of your own action research </li></ul><ul><li>Publish your results in the “Forum Display Case” </li></ul>The Round Table
    21. 24. Benefits to JCU <ul><li>Impact on Enrollment </li></ul><ul><li>Impact on Academic Quality & Student Experience </li></ul><ul><li>Financial Impact </li></ul><ul><li>Options for the Future </li></ul>
    22. 25. Partnerships <ul><ul><li>Institutional (JCU) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education department </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Academic departments </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>CMSETT </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty advisors </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>IS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coordinating group </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>School districts (i.e. Ashtabula) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ideastream </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OneCleveland </li></ul></ul></ul>
    23. 26. Time Span & Deliverables <ul><ul><li>One year: July 06- July 07 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Concept paper that serves as a blueprint for action </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2-3 proposals prepared for target funding sources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Business Model for partnerships with local school districts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>University online outreach model for professional development and advanced professional education </li></ul></ul></ul>
    24. 27. What We Need <ul><ul><ul><li>Project coordinator </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Secretarial services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>School Personnel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instructional technologists </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stipend for development team </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consultants </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Travel to conferences </li></ul></ul></ul>