Current Theories of Learning
Audri’s Rube Goldberg Machine:
12:00 – Someone with different color clothes items on
3:00 – Same grade level or subject background
6:00 – Anyone
9:00 – Different grade level or subject background
Analyze current theories of curriculum design.
Critique philosophical viewpoints as they relate to curriculum design.
21st Century Skills
Rubicon Atlas & Curriculum Mapping
How difficult can this be?
Examine Differentiated Instruction with the intent to encourage incorporating it into curriculum design.
Understand the difference between a content standard and a performance standard.
Learn to design classroom activities that reflect the goals outlined in the curriculum and ones that are grounded in the real world of the learners.
Curriculum – Instruction – Assessment – Reporting & Recording – The BIG FOUR
Understand the changes in teaching and learning strategies that will help children attain high standards.
Study questioning skills as they relate to higher-order thinking skills.
Use the principles of learning to guide the development of a standards based curriculum.
KUD Examples for Session:
Knowing Our Terms: Differentiation, Rigor, Mindset, Common Core Standards, On-going Assessment (pre, formative, summative)
Understanding the Big Ideas: Differentiation and Rigor as a Mindset, Instructional Strategies That Work, Common Core Standards
Doing the Skills and Processes: Student Goal Setting Conferences and Teacher Listen Groups.
Student Peer Editing Video
Remember – we teach students, and students have families!
STOP closure activity– Summarize your learning then Turn and talk to share One take away and Possible next steps
Best wishes for a great two weeks together!