Presentation on theme: "Please be seated with your team GroupTeam Members 1Bangs, Hickey, Dumais, Civitillo, Donahue, Salomone 2Agana, Cohen, Phelps, Falkenberg, Corriveau, Miller."— Presentation transcript:
Please be seated with your team GroupTeam Members 1Bangs, Hickey, Dumais, Civitillo, Donahue, Salomone 2Agana, Cohen, Phelps, Falkenberg, Corriveau, Miller 3Noonan, McClay, Lamoureux, Obert, Vallera, Carle 4Vaughan, Rembisz, Rago, Girolamo, Galante, Fiaccone 5DePalma, Palazzo, Conti, LaRiviere, Curtiss 6Kavarsky, Begley, Whitney, Salonia, Shookus, Coughlin 7Pifferi, Laskowski, Klett, Klatt, Mihalakos 8Paonessa, Stevens, Fortin, Morin, Pulcini
TEAM NORMS As part of the John Wallace Middle School Team, we hold each other responsible for the following team norms: 1.Every meeting has a purposeful and meaningful agenda that is established prior to the meeting in order to keep the conversation focused. 2.Each meeting starts and ends on time with all participants present at the designated start time. 3.We listen and speak respectfully with an open-mind until the other person is finished sharing. 4.We come to all meetings prepared and conduct ourselves in a professional manner without distraction (i.e. using electronic devices, grading papers, etc.)
Learning Targets Helping Students Aim for Understanding… in Every Lesson! Part I
“Learning targets inform the most important data-driven decision maker in the classroom – the student – by providing information about what is important to learn, how the student will be required to demonstrate that learning, and what will count as evidence of mastery” (Moss and Brookhart, 2012) Based on the information above, how do you think learning targets differ from learning objectives? Discuss with a partner at your table. Your thoughts…
What are Learning Targets? Why are Learning Targets essential for optimal learning to occur? Essential Questions
Today’s Learning Targets We will summarize all fundamental aspects of Learning Targets For Understanding To know how well we are learning about Learning Targets, we will use the “Criteria for Success” rubric during our learning today ( purple sheet ) We will show this by collaboratively developing and presenting our findings on Learning Targets in a short presentation
Why Learn About Learning Targets? Learning Targets provide meaning and relevance to each lesson Learning Targets provide focus for both the teacher and student throughout each lesson Learning Targets provide evidence of student performance for each lesson When used effectively…
How Will We Demonstrate Our Understandings of Learning Targets? You will be able to… Clearly explain the purpose of learning targets Including the following components: 1) Learning Target Trajectory 2) Essential Content for Lesson 3) Reasoning Process Essential for Lesson 4) Performance of Understanding 5) Stating the Learning Target Collaboratively develop and Present your groups findings to another group Reframing any of your personal and group misconceptions about Learning Targets Examine your rubric (on purple paper)
Develop A Common Group Under- standing Independent Learning Your Colleague’s Learning Present Your Findings to Another Group How Will I Know I Am Successful? When you can take your…
PART I Learning Targets – What and Why! - Building the Foundation Part II Next steps – Continuous Application and expectations SESSION AT A GLANCE
Divide learning responsibilities among your team members 1.Chapter 1: Learning Targets (cafeteria) 2.Chapter 2: Learning Targets (cafeteria) 3.Chapter 3: Learning Targets (Library) 4.Chapter 1: Art and Science of Teaching (Library) 5.Webinar (Room 301) 6.Action Tool Resources (Room 306) 7.PD 360: Teaching to Targets (Room 212) Let’s get organized for today’s work
What are learning targets? Each team member will engage in note taking (bulleted format) during and after reading or video viewing What is the purpose of learning Targets? What are the critical components of effective learning targets? What are the effects of using learning targets? Other important information I learned? My findings My findings I am wondering….
Use technology: Create a blog, wiki, PowerPoint, other Create a poster or diagram Compose and present a song Compose a “how to” poem or essay Compose a short infomercial or skit Other? Decide how you will present your findings to another team
TaskTimeframe In your group… -Review learning criteria, and -Divide learning responsibilitieslearning responsibilities 5 minutes Engage in learning20 minutes Check for learning using the Success Criteria Rubric (Are you on track to achieve today’s learning target?) 5 minutes Re-Engage in learning20 minutes Reassemble as group to: -Develop presentation 35 minutes Present to another group -Example 1Example 1 -Example 2Example 2 20 minutes – 10 minutes each group Closure5 minutes How Will We Work Today?
Based on what you learned today (independently, from your teammates, and from the other presentation) how are learning targets differ from learning objectives? Discuss with a partner at your table. Discuss with a partner and then with your team. One member form each team shares with the entire group. Wrap Up: Think-Pair-Share