DAY ONETransforming 21ST Century Teaching STARTING WITH THE END IN MIND
THE BEST INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNS BEGIN WITH WHAT STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO KNOW, DO AND UNDERSTAND. • As we design instruction, we must begin with desired results • Then determine how to assess and evaluate student progress • And then design and implement instructional strategies to promote student achievement of desired results
WHAT ARE WE SUPPOSED TO TEACH? • TECHNOLOGY APPLICATION TEKS • 21ST CENTURY STANDARDS • NEW BLOOMS TAXONOMY
THE NEW STATE STANDARDS ARE • more challenging • appropriate to this generation of learners • generic enough to shift with technology changes over time • specific enough to allow for accountability
New Technology Applications TEKS • There are 6 strands:Creativity & InnovationThe student uses creative thinking and innovative processes to construct knowledge, generate new ideas, and create products.Communication and CollaborationThe student collaborates and communicates both locally and globally to reinforce and promote learning.Research and Information FluencyThe student acquires, analyzes and manages content from digital resources.Digital CitizenshipThe student practices safe, responsible, legal and ethical behavior while using technology, tools and resources. Technology Operations & ConceptsThe student demonstrates a thorough understanding of technology concepts, systems and operations.
LEARNING STYLES • Visual Learners • Auditory Learners • Tactile Learners
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