What Were You Thinking?. Here's a Question for You!. Think about the thought/activity process you used to find time in a busy summer schedule for teacher training this week. Especially if you came from a distance and had to find room accommodations.Think about what this process would look like on paper..
3. Here’s a Question for You! Think about the thought/activity process you used to find time in a busy summer schedule for teacher training this week. Especially if you came from a distance and had to find room accommodations.
Think about what this process would look like on paper.
4. Here’s My Thought Process . . when I planned this trip to SNHU for this VOC Training?
5. Forms of Thought Representation Linear - Text
Visual - Graphic
6. Meaningful Learning is . . . The process of relating new information to previous knowledge in a way that makes sense to the learner.
Provides a depth of processing that enables the learner to apply the newly-formed knowledge to new situations.
7. The Key is to . . . Find the medium of learning that best suits each learner.
After acknowledging the need for multiple media for student learning, one must find the tool(s) that can facilitate this.
8. is one such tool. Diagramming program that thinks its an outliner
An outliner that thinks it’s a diagramming program
9. Plan for Today Review Applications of Inspiration
Value of Visual Learning
Mapping - What is it?
Aligning with Standards
Examples of Lessons
Develop your OWN Standards-Based Lessons
10. It is ASSUMED that you do not have background in using
11. New Skills - Diagramming Modifying, Creating & Adding New Symbols
Labeling, Connecting, & Altering Links
Adding HyperLinks to URLs
12. New Skills - Outlining Using Notes
13. New Skills - Exporting Creating PowerPoint Files
Creating Word Files
14. Let’s Begin . . .
15. What is the Value of Visual Learning? Tap Creativity
Deepen Understanding of Concepts
Help Organize Knowledge
16. Knowledge Hierarchy - Dede Wisdom
17. What is Mapping Expanding on an idea with additional thoughts and examples.
Now select a single idea and spend some time expanding that idea.
Making a physical representation of how you understand something.
Clarification of your own ideas
Basis of discussion between learners
Represents the collaboration of ideas
18. Dr. Joseph Novak on Thinking and Mapping Ideas that are novel, powerful and profound are very difficult for us to think about; we need time and some mediating activity to help us.
19. Dr. Joseph Novak on Thinking and Mapping Reflective thinking is controlled doing, involving a pushing and pulling of concepts, putting them together and separating them again.
20. Dr. Joseph Novak on Thinking and Mapping The making and remaking of concept maps and sharing them with others can be seen as a team effort in the sport of thinking.
From: Learning How to Learn
21. Picture of Book Learning How to Learn
Novak and Gowin
22. Webbing Reading-thinking activity
Create a picture of relationships
Node and links are used but links are not labeled
23. Forms of Water - Outlining
24. Forms of Water - Webbing
25. Forms of Water - Webbing
28. WebQuests Traveling to Posnan, Poland
29. Brainstorming/Clustering Free Flow of Ideas
Bring abstract ideas into the physical world
Merge the multiple minds into one.
Tap the mental and emotional associations of words
30. Brainstorming in the Classroom Intime Le Tour de France
Barb Anderson - Teacher
Dubuque Senior High School
12th Grade French
31. Let’s Brainstorm!
32. Your topic is: What can you do with an egg?
34. Now that We Have Egg-stracted Our Ideas . . It’s time to Orchestrate our ideas
Arrange our ideas into
Group our ideas by moving them around the screen.
Change our links appropriately.
35. We’ve Cat-egg-or ized Our Information Now it’s time to elaborate
Add it . . .
What should be eliminated?
Delete it . . .
What can be egg-spanded?
Egg-spand it . . .
What is the best way to report this?
36. Report Formats Should Fit Their Functions
37. Information Organizing
Organize info from a single source
Usually done in outlining format
Topics, subtopics, definitions
38. Organization Strategy “No Brainer” - The Structure
“Brainer” - The Work
“fill in” the gaps
Read the material
39. Information Organizing
Easily done in
– Important Words
40. Brainstorming Isn’t Enough Generate (Brainstorm)
Get your ideas out
Put the ideas in categories
Expand ideas to get the project moving
The Center for Electronic Studying
41. Concept Mapping Companion
Ditson, Kessler, Anderson-Inman, & Mafit
42. Concept Mapping Mindful Engagement
Graphical depiction of body of study
Most inclusive to most specific concept.
Concepts related by linking.
Learning about Learning
Novak and Gowan
47. Information Synthesizing Collect information from multiple sources
Cite the resources
Find similarities and differences
Find connections to concepts
Add Websites to the map
48. Synthesizing Formats Guided Exploration
Provides main topics
49. Independent Research
Read the material
Identify main topics
Generate subtopics Synthesizing Formats
50. Create Your Own Concept Map (with labeled links) Try and begin with the initial template
Click on Resources to access information.
Graphic representation of the information about cheetahs.
Label the relationships between the concepts.
Maybe use the Outliner to enter information.
Lengthy Information goes in Notes.
57. Inserting HyperLinks Add HyperLinks to your webpage
Increase the depth of your information
Keep your material current
Connect directly to the source.
58. Hyperlinked/Inspiration Resources
60. Other Ways to Use Inspiration to Organize Information Drag and Drop
Mathematics/ Describing Quadrilaterals
61. More Ideas Fill-in the Diagram
Social Science/ comparecontrast
(Example: Sea Bisquit)
62. Organizing Thinking Books I, II, & III
Black and Black
Critical Thinking Press & Software
63. What about Standards? NETS - National Educational Technology Standards
English Language Arts
64. NETS Basic operations and concepts
Social, ethical and human issues
Technology productivity tools
Technology communication tools
Technology research tools
Technology problem-solving/Decision-making tools.
65. Let’s Make Our Own Lessons. . .
70. Review Learners learn best through multiple forms of media
Not ALL webs are alike
71. More Review Not all applications are alike
72. Even More Review Graphic Organizers can be powerful study tools . . .
73. Any Questions?