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    Title of

    UnitEngaging Content with

    Learners Module(Interwrite Board



    New & Veteran Teachers atMcGarrah Elementary

    CurriculumArea All Curriculum Areas


    45 minutes

    Stage 1 Identify Desired ResultsContent Standards:

    National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T 2008)

    Standard 1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and CreativityTeachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, andtechnology to facilitate experiences that advance student learning, creativity, and

    innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments. Teachers:a. promote, support, and model creative and innovative thinking and inventiveness.b. engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problemsusing digital tools and resources.c. promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify students'conceptual understanding and thinking, planning, and creative processes.d. model collaborative knowledge construction by engaging in learning with students,colleagues, and others in face-to-face and virtual environments.

    Standard 2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences andAssessments

    Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences andassessment incorporating contemporary tools and resources to maximize contentlearning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in theNETSS. Teachers:

    a. design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools andresources to promote student learning and creativity.

    Standard 3. Model Digital-Age Work and LearningTeachers exhibit knowledge, skills, and work processes representative of aninnovative professional in a global and digital society. Teachers:b. collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using digitaltools and resources to support student success and innovation.c. communicate relevant information and ideas effectively to students, parents, andpeers using a variety of digital-age media and formats.

    Understandings Essential Questions

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    Participants will be able to:

    identify and use Workspace(Interwrite Boards and Pads) toolsto engage students and content.

    review various instructionalapplications of Workspace tools.

    Where can you locate theWorkspace tools?

    What is the curtain icon for on thetoolbar?

    What can the spotlight be used for?

    Where is the timer located?

    Knowledge and Skills

    KnowledgeParticipants will know:

    key termscurtain, toolbar, cursor,resize, spotlight, timer

    page toolsblank page, grid page,and calendar page

    annotation tools, editing tools,multimedia tools, presentation tools

    the differences between each tool.

    SkillsParticipants will be able to:

    identify and use the Workspacetoolbar to engage students andcontent.

    use the Interwrite board and/or padmore effectively.

    create interactive and engaginglessons for their students.

    Stage 2 Determine Acceptable Evidence


    Other Evidence(e.g. tests, quizzes, work samples,


    Participants will complete the

    Instructional Application Sheetwhere they will create a new ideafor each category.

    Graphic Organizer: InstructionalApplication Sheet

    The participants will complete anInstructional Application graphic organizerfor each of the discussed tools ininstruction. Participants will create (comeup with) one new idea for each tool.Facet Explanation/Interpretation/Application

    Teacher Observation:The participants will participate in groupdiscussions and activities.Facet Interpretation/Application/Empathy/Explanation

    Participant Evaluation:Participants will reflect upon the trainingsession by completing a survey at to improve the training session for
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    future uses.Facet Self-Knowledge/Explanation

    Stage 3 Learning Activities

    Materials: module training worksheet, computer with Interwrite installed, projector,

    Interwrite board or screen with pad, Your Turn Sheet, Interwrite Workspace v.8.0Beginning packet

    Vocabulary: curtain, toolbar, cursor, resize, spotlight, timer, page toolsblank page,grid page, and calendar page, annotation tools, editing tools, multimedia tools,presentation tools

    Learning Activities Engaging Content with Learners (Teachers will need to bring their own laptops to this session in order to work

    in the Interwrite program.) (Where, What) Begin the training by showingTrapped on an Escalator, and then discussing

    as a group whether or not they feel the way these people are feeling and how Ican help, when it comes to using their Interwrite boards or pads. (Hook/Hold)

    Pass out the Engaging Content with Learners workbook. Talk a bit about the NETS - T standards that using eInstruction Interwrite

    could address. (Where, What) Show the workspace and toolbar for the Interwrite board and/or pad. (What) Explain that the curtain allows you to hide what you dont want students to

    see. The curtain is resizable, movable, and can be made transparent. (Equip) Go to a document or page within Interwrite and show the participants how to

    use the curtain feature within the page. (Equip) Complete similar step-by-step instructions for using the spotlight and timer

    features with Interwrite. (Equip) Participants will complete the Instructional Application sheet in small groups

    with their grade levels. (Equip, Tailor, Revise) After completing the sheet, as a whole group, we will discuss each small

    groups new ideas for use with the discussed tools. (Equip, Tailor, Revise) During the session, the participants will be able to ask questions. (Rethink,

    Revise) Participants will be complete a short survey at the end of the session in order

    to offer suggestions for improvements on future sessions using the followinglink: (Evaluate)

    The link to the online module/tutorial will be given to each participant and

    those participants that were unable to attend the training session. (Equip,Organize, Revise, Rethink)

    Note 1: Key vocabulary is introduced as they are mentioned in the learning activitiesand performance task. (Explore and Equip)

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    Computer with Interwrite board or pad software

    Education Technology Center Davis School District, Farmington, UT

    Trapped on an Escalator video

    Survey Monkey
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    Instructional Application

    Now it is your turn to brainstorm ways to use the tools in instruction.

    Try and come up with one new idea for each tool/category.

    Category Instructional Application

    Page Tools

    Annotation Tools

    Editing Tools

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    Multimedia Tools

    Presentation Tools