Pitstops for 21st Century Teaching: Collaborating, Communicating and Connecting Sharon Verdu RN, BSN, MHS NBCT NCHSE Master Teacher Candidate https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGvl5dg3l2M&list=PLLd5BsnHOsqdkcC_wzbpUdR54cC912cfu Tammy Young NBCT ECYA Library Media
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Trading Cards ●Endocrine System Cards-Health Sciences I ●Culture Cards- Public Health Fundamentals ●Disease Cards- Health Sciences I ●Skills Cards- Nursing Fundamentals
Making what you do work for you... Standard IV, Element 4a “... adapt resources to address the strengths and weaknesses of their students…” Standard IV, Element 4A Teachers know the ways in which learning takes place, & they know the appropriate levels of intellectual, physical, social, & emotional development of their students. Teachers know how students think & learn. Teachers understand the influences that affect individual student learning (development, culture, language proficiency, etc.) & differentiate their instruction accordingly. Teachers keep abreast of evolving research about student learning. They adapt resources to address the strengths & weaknesses of their students. ●Trading cards incorporate both writing and graphics which can address two different types of learning styles.
Making what you do work for you... Standard II, Element IIb “... select materials and develop lessons that counteract stereotypes and incorporate histories and contributions of all cultures…” Standard II, Element IIb Teachers embrace diversity in the school community & in the world. Teachers demonstrate their knowledge of the history of diverse cultures & their role in shaping global issues. They actively select materials & develop lessons that counteract stereotypes & incorporate histories & contributions of all cultures. Teachers recognize the influence of race, ethnicity, religion & other aspects of culture on a student’s development & personality. Teachers strive to understand how a student’s culture & background may influence his/her school performance. Teachers consider & incorporate different points of view in their instruction. ●Trading Cards ●Developing cultural lesson based on curriculum such as in PHF
●Use in any course and can be adapted for any type of visual activity ●You can require different things to be included on the assignment such as video, link to an article, etc. Sports Medicine Padlet
●Use in any course and can be adapted for any type of activity ●GREAT for collaboration! ●Injury to Tissues Resource SheetInjury to Tissues Resource Sheet ●FDA Director Experience-Student Work Submitted from other School siteFDA Director Experience-Student Work Submitted from other School site ●Dietary Supplements Activity and ExampleDietary Supplements Activity Example ●Forms in Google Docs CTE Greensboro Form (http://bit.ly/1iFgvsh)CTE Greensboro Form Shared Individual and Group Activities
Making what you do work for you... ●Standard I, Element 1b ●“...work collaboratively with school personnel to create a professional learning community. ” ●Standard I, Element Ib Teacher demonstrates leadership in the school. Teachers work collaboratively with school personnel to create a professional learning community. They analyze & use local, state, & national data to develop goals & strategies in the school improvement plan that enhances student learning & teacher working conditions. Teachers provide input in determining the school budget & in the selection of professional development that meets the needs of students & their own professional growth. They participate in the hiring process & collaborate with their colleagues to mentor & support teachers to improve the effectiveness of their departments or grade levels. ●Big Huge Labs ●Google Docs
Making what you do work for you... Standard IV, Element 4e “... develop and test innovative ideas …” Standard IV, Element 4E Teachers help students develop critical-thinking & problem-solving skills. Teachers encourage students to ask questions; think creatively; develop & test innovative ideas; synthesize knowledge & draw conclusions. They help students exercise & communicate sound reasoning; understand connections; make complex choices; & frame, analyze, & solve problems. ●Padlet ●Google docs
Making what you do work for you... Standard IV, Element 4f “... teach importance cooperation … improve communication & collaboration skills...” Standard IV, Element 4F Teachers help students work in teams & develop leadership qualities. Teachers teach the importance of cooperation & collaboration. They organize learning teams to help students define roles, strengthen social ties, improve communication & collaboration skills, interact with people from different cultures & backgrounds, & develop leadership qualities. ●Google Docs ●Dietary Supplement activity
Making what you do work for you... Standard IV, Element 4g “... help students articulate thoughts & ideas clearly and effectively...” Standard IV, Element 4G Teachers communicate effectively. Teachers communicate in ways that are clearly understood by their students. They are perceptive listeners & are able to communicate with students in a variety of ways even when language is a barrier. Teachers help students articulate thoughts & ideas clearly & effectively. ●Google Docs ●Padlet
●Socrative siteSocrative site www.socrative.com ●Sign in as a student for this demo ●Room Number 357373 ●iOS and Android apps available. ●Launch a Browser to Kahoot.it ●Sign in with the Game-Pin provided ●Browser based. ●Flash not required
Making what you do work for you... ●Standard I, Element 1a ●“...prepared for life in the 21st Century...Using a variety of data sources, … use various types of assessment data” ●Standard I, Element Ia Teachers lead in their classrooms. Teachers demonstrate leadership by taking responsibility for the progress of all students to ensure that they graduate from high school, are globally competitive for work & postsecondary education, & are prepared for life in the 21st Century. Teachers communicate this vision to their students. Using a variety of data sources, they organize, plan, & set goals that meet the needs of the individual student & the class. Teachers use various types of assessment data during the school year to evaluate student progress & to make adjustments to the teaching & learning process. They establish a safe, orderly environment, & create a culture that empowers students to collaborate & become lifelong learners. ●Kahoot ●Socrative ●Padlet ●InfuseLearning
Making what you do work for you... Standard IV, Element 4c “... employ a wide range of techniques including information and communication technology, learning styles and differentiated instruction …” Standard IV, Element 4C Teachers use a variety of instructional methods. Teachers choose the methods & techniques that are most effective in meeting the needs of their students as they strive to eliminate the achievement gaps. Teachers employ a wide range of techniques including information & communication technology, learning styles, & differentiated instruction. ●Keeping current, workable instructional methods and adding new ones allows you to have a great bag of tricks!
Making what you do work for you... Standard IV, Element 4d “... integrate and utilize technology in their instruction …” Standard IV, Element 4D Teachers integrate & utilize technology in their instruction. Teachers know when & how to use technology to maximize student learning. Teachers help students use technology to learn content, think critically, solve problems, discern reliability, use information, communicate, innovate, & collaborate. ●Kahoot and Socrative ●Google docs ●Dietary Supplement Activity for an example
Making what you do work for you... Standard IV, Element 4h “... opportunities, methods, feedback & tools for students to assess themselves and each other...” Standard IV, Element 4H Teachers use a variety of methods to assess what each student has learned. Teachers use multiple indicators, including formative & summative assessments, to evaluate student progress & growth as they strive to eliminate achievement gaps. Teachers provide opportunities, methods, feedback, & tools for students to assess themselves & each other. Teachers use 21st Century assessment systems to inform instruction & demonstrate evidence of students’ 21st Century knowledge, skills, performance, & dispositions. ●Kahoot ●Socrative
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Making what you do work for you... Standard I, Element Ic “... collaborate with their colleagues …” Standard I, Element Ic Teachers lead the teaching profession. Teachers strive to improve the teaching profession. They contribute to the establishment of positive working conditions in their school. They actively participate in and advocate for decision-making structures in education and government that take advantage of the expertise of teachers. Teachers promote professional growth for all educators and collaborate with their colleagues to improve the profession. ●Any activities that you collaborate to create and/or present to your students!
Making what you do work for you... Standard II, Element IId “... collaborate with the range of support specialists to help meet the special needs of all students…” Standard II, Element IId Teachers adapt their teaching for the benefit of students with special needs. Teachers collaborate with the range of support specialists to help meet the special needs of all students. Through inclusion & other models of effective practice, teachers engage students to ensure that their needs are met. ●Media Specialist ●Literacy Coach ●Special Services teacher
Making what you do work for you... Standard III, Element IIIa “... develop & apply strategies to make the curriculum rigorous and relevant & provide a balanced curriculum that enhances literacy skills…” Standard III, Element IIIa Teachers align their instruction with the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. In order to enhance the North Carolina Standard Course of Study, teachers investigate the content standards developed by professional organizations in their specialty area. They develop & apply strategies to make the curriculum rigorous & relevant for all students & provide a balanced curriculum that enhances literacy skills... Middle & high school teachers incorporate literacy instruction within the content area or discipline. ●All of these activities are strategies that are rigorous and relevant to our content! ●Annotation and Works Cited!
Making what you do work for you... Standard III, Element IIIb “... knowing their subjects beyond the content they are expected to teach and directing students’ natural curiosity into an interest in learning…” Standard III, Element IIIb Teachers know the content appropriate to their teaching specialty. Teachers bring a richness & depth of understanding to their classrooms by knowing their subjects beyond the content they are expected to teach & by directing students’ natural curiosity into an interest in learning. Elementary teachers have broad knowledge across disciplines. Middle school & high school teachers have depth in one or more specific content areas or disciplines. ●All of these activities are strategies that peak students’ curiosities!
Making what you do work for you... Standard IV, Element 4b “... collaborate with their colleagues …” Standard IV, Element 4B Teachers plan instruction appropriate for their students. Teachers collaborate with their colleagues and use a variety of data sources for short- and long-range planning based on the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. These plans reflect an understanding of how students learn. Teachers engage students in the learning process. They understand that instructional plans must be consistently monitored and modified to enhance learning. Teachers make the curriculum responsive to cultural differences and individual learning needs. ●Any activities that you collaborate to create and/or present to your students!!
Final thoughts “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowline. Sail away from the startline. Race from the front, not from the back. Catch the draft from your colleagues. Explore. Dream. Discover.” adapted from H. Jackson Browne Jr.
●Launch Browser ●Access this Padlet link: http://bit.ly/1mtE08V ●Please create 1 post on the Padlet. ●Click on the wall to begin your post, one for your answer to each question. 1. Where do you see yourself on “the pencil” today? 2. Where would you like to aim for on “the pencil” by the end of the upcoming school year?