1. Layered Curriculum For teachers with more than one student in their classroom.
3. Does one size fit all? Or, is there a better way to meet the needs of all students in a “regular” classroom? Add videoAdd video
4. Tools of the Trade Learning Styles – Rita Dunn & Others
Multiple Intelligences – Howard Gardner
Mind Styles – Anthony Gregoric
Instructional Strategies – Robert Marzano
Differentiated Instructional Model
Cooperative Learning – Johnson & Johnson
5. Key Concept #1 Voice and Choice
Students want control.
If you don’t offer it, they take it.
6. Paradigm Shift Choice requires knowledge (ex: 7 & 8th graders)
1. They don't all learn the same way--demonstrated w/ VARK
2. They need to know HOW to learn--VARK help sheets
3. They need to know that just because they PREFER to learn visually, they CAN learn through other modalities.
4. They need to know BASIC brain parts; cortex, hypothalamus, brain stem, etc
5. They need to know how their brain works; just the basics like when they learn something new a protein marker is made and if they don't SLEEP it's wiped away.
6. They need to know WHY they should learn--links to healthy dendrites and Alzheimers; Charlie Brown Christmas tree v. healthy oak
Who needs to Know? They do!!!
7. What does Mikey Need? I have Empowered
Dr. Clough with the ability to choose what he needs to be successful today!!
8. Key Concept #2 Novelty “If students know what to expect before coming to class, you have already lost them.”
Dr. John Penick
9. Key Concept #3 Accountability
Students learning rather than just doing
Students responsible for their own learning
10. Key Concept #4 Personal Needs Met Name some that are needed for a student to be able to maximize learning??
11. A major Goal Encourage Higher Level Thinking
12. The of Layered Curriculum Layer C -- Remember and Understand
Basic content & vocabulary
Layer B – Apply and Analyze
Labs & projects
Layer A – Evaluate and Create
Critical thinking & problem solving
13. Layer C – for Visual Learners Read the chapter and explain the illustrations
Find a magazine article and highlight the key ideas
Complete a concept map for the topic
Watch video and do follow-up assignment
14. Layer C—for Auditory Learners Listen to the book on tape.
Listen to lecture.
Watch/listen to video.
Debate concepts in a group of four.
Read a magazine article with a friend taking turns reading out loud.
15. Layer C—for Readers and Writers Read the text and answer questions
Write a chapter summary
Listen to lecture and take notes
Complete “Guided Reading” worksheets
Read supplemental articles and write a report
16. Layer C—for Kinesthetic Learners Complete a scavenger hunt through the chapter.
Read case studies and highlight key concepts.
Play vocabulary charades with a friend.
Play chapter trivia games.
17. Layer B – Apply and Analyze Activities
Write test questions and provide an answer key
18. Layer A – Evaluate and Create Pose critical thinking questions
Individualized Research Questions
19. Resources www.help4teachers.com