Introduce ourselves Middle and High School Needed more electives. Needed opportunity for independent studies and students to advance at their own pace.
Explain connection with Sugata Mirtra Goals of independent study Discuss Guidelines after goals Discuss layout of the wiki Links to further personalized learning: Personalized Learning by Barabara Bray http://barbarabray.net/2012/01/22/personalization-vs-differentiation-vs-individualization-chart/ More work by Barbara Bray: http://barbarabray.net/2012/01/22/personalization-vs-differentiation-vs-individualization-chart/ https://sites.google.com/site/personalizedlearningtoolkits/home To draw together several knowledge areas or interests into a specialized study To pursue a unique project that requires specialized study To study a subject in more depth, at a more advanced level To test independent learning capabilities and skills by developing a sense of individual responsibility for the pursuit of goals To develop a sense of personal achievement and satisfaction in pursuit of a goal To stimulate critical thinking, logical analysis, and continuity of focus
Goals are the most important one. We set up expectations and structure, the students do the rest. Please talk about the importance of project reflection, and the differences in triangles
Accountability piece as well as communication. The SOE was shared with community member working with student as well. Differences between teacher and student SOE
Could be done on a wiki or blog. This year’s classes. Student Example Links to share: http://laurenmawiki.mssd14.wikispaces.net/ http://emmettis.mssd14.wikispaces.net/Project+2 http://phillipswiki.mssd14.wikispaces.net/Scratch+Nobody+Messes+With+Mr.B
We've Got Sole
We’ve Got SOLE Lisette Casey and Toni Olivieri-Barton
SOLE – Student Online Learning Environment Giving students the opportunity to plan their own study. http://msmstech.mssd14.wikispaces.net/Independent+Studies