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1 Presented by Dawn Sells MushroomManagementPresented byDawn Sells
2 Mushroom Management Summary 1. Put them in the dark- The students identify a problem, and they are prepared to solve it.2. Feed them manure- The students begin to explore while the teacher creates a situation and helps guide the students to understand it.
3 Mushroom Management Summary continued 3. Stand back and watch them grow- After the information has been gathered the teacher guides the students to work in groups to present the knowledge they have gained.4. Chop off their heads and ship them- the students present their work, create their own conclusions, and assess their own learning.
4 Applications of Mushroom Management in the Classroom Put them in the dark~ Teacher lets the students explore with various 3d geometric shapes.Feed them Manure~ teacher explains to the students the different names of the shapes, and explains that the students will work in groups to create a geometric city with the 3d shapes.Stand back and watch them grow~ students work in groups to create a geometric city using manipulatives.Chop off their heads and ship them~ using the paint program the students will duplicate their cities.
5 Reflectionthe mushroom management process is a useful metaphor in mapping out a lesson. this process can be universally used throughout various grades.
6 Applications of Mushroom Management in the Classroom Put them in the dark~ Trainer explains how to create a PowerPoint presentation to TraineesFeed them Manure~ Trainees follow along on their computers experiencing using PowerPoint toolsStand back and watch them grow~ Trainees create their own PowerPoint presentationChop off their heads and ship them~ Trainees present their PowerPoint project
7 ReflectionEducators in different disciplines work together to understand how important it is for today’s students to feel comfortable with technology and provide a good example for students by utilizing technologyas a resource in the classroom.
8 References“A Collaborative, Problem-Centered Approach to Learning about Technology Using Technology”(http://webct.nau.edu/1047_NAU00_ETC_547_801_5559/mushroom.htm)