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  • 1. I feel like I am workingharder than the kids and I already know this stuff!

2. 3. Please read pp. 4 & 5 in theNAIS document you receivedin your email.In a group of 3 or 4, pleasediscuss the article andanswer the last question onpage 5.Name your group, and postyour answer here: Dont click yet! 4. 5. Descriptors available, NAIS, 2010, pp. 11-12. 6. Core Subjects and 21st Century ThemesEnglish, reading or language arts; worldlanguages; arts; mathematics; economics;science; geography; history; andgovernment and civics, in addition to globalawareness; financial, economic, businessand entrepreneurial literacy; civic literacy;health literacy; and environmental literacy.Learning and Innovation Skills creativity andinnovation; critical thinking and problemsolving; and communication andcollaboration.Information, Media and Technology Skillsinformation literacy; media literacy; andinformation, communications andtechnology literacy.Life and Career Skills require flexibility andadaptability; initiative and self-direction;social and cross-cultural skills; productivityand accountability; and leadership andresponsibility. 7. High Tech High, Project Save the Beach, 2009. 8. How did this project Which skills diddiffer fromstudents practice?traditional teachingand learning? What Put your responseswere the observablehere:differences? your responseshere: 9. Student-centered and inquiry approach Teacher-directed and coverage-approachStudent voice and choiceTeacher selection and directionAll students participateSome students participateQuestions and conceptsRequired topics and isolated factsCollaborative workSolitary/independent workCritical and analytical thinkingMemorizationAuthentic investigations and tasks inmeaningful contexts Out-of-context learning Additional components on 10. 11. #1: Find the most relevant, interesting contentto incorporate in to your classes. [Involvestudents as appropriate.]#2: Filter the content and select the bestresources.#3: Add your own perspective and contextualizethe content.**#4: Arrange the content in a manner that makesa point.**Used with permission, Corinne Weisgerber, 8.11.2012. 12. #5: Create the end product.**#6: Share your work.#7: Involve students in a conversation aroundthe curated content.**#8: Track and assess the curated content.**Used with permission, Corinne Weisgerber, 8.11.2012. 13. sit with your teaching partner or by department andexplore the wiki. Find at least one tool or idea that can workwith your teaching style, but will involve students in a moreparticipative manner.


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