Presentation on theme: "A Framework for Universal Design for Learning"— Presentation transcript:
1A Framework for Universal Design for Learning Foundations of Technology A Maryland Standards-based CurriculumA Framework forUniversal Design for LearningRoy Rosnik
2Purpose of Technology Education The purpose of technology education is the development of technological literacy for all students.Technological literacy is the ability to use,manage, understand, and assess technology.
3“With the growing importance of technology to our society, it is vital that students receive an education that emphasizes technological literacy.”(ITEA, 2000, vii)
4Julie Andrews Curriculum Raindrops on Robots and Widgets on Kittens … Bright Copper Castings and Warm Molded Plastics…..
5Julie Andrews Curriculum These are a few my favorite things to teach every year….
6Technological Education vs. Educational Technology The Great DebateWhat is the difference?Technological Education vs. Educational TechnologyTeaches about technologyvs. Teaches with technologyA school subjectvs. A means of teachingUltimate goal: Technological literacy for everyoneUltimate goal: Improving the process of teaching and learningvs.
7Designing for Understanding Determine acceptable evidence.Plan learning experiences and instruction.Identify Desired Results.Multiple means of representation - to give learners various ways of acquiring information and knowledge,Multiple means of expression - to provide learners alternatives for demonstrating what they know, andMultiple means of engagement - to tap into learners' interests, challenge them appropriately, and motivate them to learn
8The 5 E’s Engagement Evaluation Exploration Elaboration Explanation A Framework forUniversal Design for LearningThe 5 E’sEngagementEvaluationExplorationElaborationExplanation
9EngagementActivity which will focus student’s attention, stimulate their thinking, and access prior knowledge.Probing QuestionsDemonstrationReadingFree WriteAnalyze a Graphic OrganizerKWLBrainstormingStudent asks questions such as,Why did this happen?What do I already know about this?What have I found out about this?Shows interest in the topic.Return to Graphic
10ExplorationActivity which gives students time to think and investigate/test/make decisions/problem solve, and collect information.Perform an InvestigationRead Authentic Resources to Collect InformationSolve a ProblemConstruct a ModelReturn to Graphic
11ExplanationActivity which allows students to analyze their exploration. Student’s understanding is clarified and modified through a direct interaction activity.Student Analysis & ExplanationSupporting Ideas with EvidenceStructured QuestioningReading and DiscussionTeacher ExplanationThinking Skill Activities: compare, classify, error analysisReturn to Graphic
12ElaborationActivity which expands and solidifies student thinking and/or applies it to a real-world situation.Problem SolvingDecision MakingExperimental InquiryThinking Skill Activities: compare, classify, applyReturn to Graphic
13EvaluationActivity which allows the teacher to assess student performance and/or understandings of concepts, skills, processes, and applications.Any of the Previous ActivitiesDevelop a Scoring Tool or RubricPerformance AssessmentProduce a ProductJournal EntryePortfolioReturn to Graphic