Shift Happens! creating classrooms for student centered teaching and learning. Summer Teaching & Learning Academy 2013 Day 2 General Session. When & where the shift may occur… the instructional core. Engaging Students in The Learning Process. Improved Student Achievement.
Summer Teaching & Learning Academy 2013
Day 2 General Session
Engaging Students in
The Learning Process
Recall pre-assignment readings and videos:
Tony Wagner’s Seven Survival Skills for today’s world of work (2008)
Sir Ken Robinson’s call to mentor and stimulate natural curiosity, to facilitate learning (task vs. achievement; “teach” vs. “diet”
Let’s explore what the shift looks like in terms of our practicein schools PK-12.
Tony Wagner, 2008
“Among other things, the relationship between these students and their work is generally unconditional. They are committed to the task, and the commitment is not contingent on the presence of rewards that are extrinsic to the work or the threat of punishment or negative sanctions.”
-Well articulated curriculum standards
-Schools as a platform for learning
-Teachers as leaders & designers of
engaging, meaningful work
-Students become responsible for
“Students should be viewed as customers for the work designed by teachers.”
What do you find appealing about this idea?
What makes this idea challenging?
Class Blog, Little Bird Tales, Timetoast, 10 Marks Online Tutoring
Rationale for exits slips, passes
Share comments on your exit pass with your school group during group work time this afternoon.