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1 Welcome Find a place to sit; Open and start your computer; Pick up one of the keys and download the Yes You Can! file onto your computer; Introduce yourself to someone in the room you don’t know Scan the room- what are some teaching strategies you thing are in use?

2 Pamela Flood Syntiro February 2, 2011

3 None of us is as smart as all of us! David & Roger Johnson

4 Hand Up Finish Your Sentence Stop Talking, Stop Doing Eyes on the Facilitator Signal Teammates Signal Other Teams Actively Listen

5 Technology Brain Research Differentiated Instruction Universal Design Humor & Resiliency Personality Types Isabel Briggs Myers David M. Kiersey Renata & Geoffrey Caine Robert Sylwester Eric Jensen Pat Wolfe Leslie Hart Basic Needs Horham Maslow William Glasser Wendy Mobilia Education by Design Susan Kovalik Gayle Gregory Diane Heacox Carolyn Chapman Carol Ann Tomlinson H. Stephen Glenn Jane Nelson Multiple Intelligences Howard Gardner Daniel Goleman David Lazear Diane Loomans Karen Kolberg Laughing Classroom Steve & Sybil Wolin David & Roger Johnson Problem Based Learning James A. Beane Environmental Influences Learning Styles Rita & Ken Dunn Bernice McCarthy 4-MAT Judy Wood Kathleen Butler Tony Gregoric Curriculum Design Thematic Integrated Instruction Spencer Kagan Cooperative Learning Marian Diamond Celebratory Learning Thomas Armstrong Links CAST

6  Open up your Yes You Can File  In this file you have the teacher powerpoint  Student Powerpoint  All of the handouts **********************************************************  For this workshop – please open you student powerpoint file.  You will use this file to fill in the blanks – a way to keep students connected – allow for Opportunities to Respond…

7 Success for today will look, sound, and feel like…  Experiencing and ________ about engaging cooperative learning structures;  Understanding of ________ strategies to promote personal and share learning and responsibility;  New ways to utilize ________ learning strategies to promote deep learning in content dense subject areas;  Fun ________ and a new strategy to use tomorrow!

8  Welcome  Goals  Working Teams  Exploring Research:  Learning/ Meeting Styles and Needs  Brain-Based Learning  Cooperative Learning Strategies  Research into Practice  Strategies to engage Learners in Content-dense material  Closing

9  Personal Connections to _ Styles of Learning;  Exploring the __ Mind Brain Learning Principles;  ___ Conditions of Learning;  Learn how ________ structures can support the principles and conditions of learning.  Deeper understanding of the ________ that support learning by attending to the emotional, physical needs, styles and preferences of learners.

10 Step 1 - Mix-move around room slowly, like cold water molecules (take at least 10 steps) Step 2 - Freeze - When the music stops – stop where you are and listen for the question Step 3 - Group by the # in the answer

11  Question: How many feet does a biped have?  Starting with the person’s head that is closest to the ceiling -Introduce yourselves… Then…  Share what is written on your strip of paper – what is your level of understanding (fist to 5)  When the music starts move again…

12  Question: How many syllables does anatomy have?  Starting with the person’s head that is closest to the ceiling -Introduce yourselves… Then…  Share what is written on your strip of paper – what is your level of understanding (fist to 5)  When the music starts move again…

13  This is your base team for the rest of this session.  Collect your belongings and find a learning place for your team.  Wait until all team members are present before you sit down.

14 A B C D A’s and B’s are Shoulder Partners C’s and D’s are Shoulder Partners A’s and C’s are face Partners B’s and D’s are face Partners

15 A B C D A – Facilitator B – Recorder C – Time Keeper D – Runner

16  Visual Learners -generally think in terms of ________ and prefer to see things ____ ____ in a handout, text or on the overhead. They find maps, graphs, charts, and other visual learning tools to be extremely effective. They remember things best by seeing something written.  Auditory Learners - learn best by ________. They typically like to learn through lectures, ________ and reading aloud. They remember best through hearing or saying items aloud.  Kinesthetic Learners - learn best through touching, feeling, and ________ that which they are trying to learn. They remember best by _____ or ________ manipulating the information.  Retrieved from

17  Sensing people pay close attention to data provided by their senses -- immediate experience, literal facts, and close realities. Action Is What Drives Them  Intuitive people need to find associations and connections among things and are interested in theories and imagined possibilities. Meaning Is What Drives Them  Thinking people prefer logic and orderly, analytic, and objective thinking. Structure Is What Drives Them  Feeling People prefer subjective thinking connected with human values and harmony. Caring Is What Drives Them Carl Jung

18  Select one style that represents you  Move to the poster with that style’s name  Identify a recorder, facilitator, time keeper, and reporter  Round robin share responses to the 4 questions (2 minutes per question)  Recorder write responses; Facilitator make sure everyone has a chance to share; time keeper watch time, and reporter share findings with large group at end.

19  Introverts enjoy generating energy and ideas from internal sources, such as ________ personal reflection and theoretical exploration.  Extroverts enjoy ________ others how to solve a problem, ________ /group work and problem-based learning.  Perceivers prefer to keep their options open, they like ________, and the opportunity to ________ new information.  Judgers prefer order and _______, which is why they tend to plan out activities and ________ very carefully.  For more information visit s/jung-styles.htm

20  One minute write on what you need to do your best work.  Round Robin Share (members restate what they heard for clarification)  As a team identify at least one working condition for your base team.  Use thumps up/Thumbs Sideways/ Thumbs down for agreement.  Write working condition(s) on a table tent.

21 1. The brain is a ________ adaptive system. 2. The brain is a ________ brain. 3. The search for ________ is innate. 4. The search for meaning occurs through ________. 5. Emotions are ________ to patterning. 6. Every brain ________ perceives and creates parts and wholes. 7. Learning involves both focused ________ and peripheral attention. 8. Learning always involves conscious and ________ processes. 9. We have at least two ways of ________ memory. 10. Learning is ________ 11. Complex learning is ________ by challenge and inhibited by threat. 12. Every brain is ________ organized. (Caine and Caine 1997)

22  (Runner Get Placemat)  Put placemat in the center of the group;  Individually Review the 12 Mind/Brain Learning Principles  Each member of your team select one principle (have each member select a different principle)  On your placemat have each person write the principle at the top of his/her corner.  Then take one minute and write down implications for teaching and instruction.  Rotate the placemat to the right until your original writing comes back to you.  Round Robin Share one Ah-Ha or idea for your principle (30 seconds each)

23  Orchestrated immersion–Creating learning environments that fully ________ students in an educational experience  Relaxed alertness–Trying to ________ fear in learners, while maintaining a highly challenging environment  Active processing–Allowing the learner to consolidate and internalize information by ________ processing it (Caine and Caine 1997) Retrieved from

24  1 minute - think about a time when you were actively engaged in learning, which conditions of learning were present, and write down 3 words to describe your experience.  3 minutes (each) - Pair up with your shoulder partner, share the conditions of learning that were present and your 3 words: describe what they look, sound, and feel like in action.  1 Minute Quick Write -Identify one Ah- Ha for use in your class on. Record on your reflection log.

25 After 2 weeks we tend to remember…Nature of Involvement Reading Hearing Words Looking at Pictures Watching a Movie Looking at an Exhibit Watching a Demonstration Seeing it Done on Location Participating in a Discussion Giving a Talk Doing a Dramatic Presentation Stimulating the Real Experience Doing the Real Thing 10% of what we read 20% of what we hear 30% of what we see 50% of what we hear & see 70% of what we say 90% of what we say & do Verbal Receiving Passive Visual Receiving Receiving/ Participating Active Doing Edgar Dale, Audio-Visual Methods in Teaching (3 rd Ed.) Holt, Reinhardt and Wilson (1969)


27  This section will take us briefly into an A&P Class;  The class is just beginning a new unit.  I am using a few slides from Holes Anatomy to model how you can use slides from your series to create note taking tools.  We will use some of the same structures we just experienced with a content twist.  Let’s Play!

28 ________ – study of structure ________ – study of function _______ is always related to ______ 1-3

29 1-5 Holes

30 Albert Einstein’s weighed (2.71 lbs), significantly less then the human average. is about 2% of your total body weight but uses 20% of your body's energy Generates more electrical impulses in one day than by all the telephones in the world. Acts as a control center by receiving, interpreting, and directing sensory information throughout the body. Has over100 billion neurons, the same number of stars in our galaxy. In an adult weighs approximately 3 lbs. The left side has 186 million more neurons than the right. Retrieved from


32 1. On Your Placemat write the words in red on the top of your section…  What do you know about the Brain? (A)  What do you want to know? (B)  What are some specific questions about the brain? (C)  What would you like to be able to do to show what you’ve learned about the brain? (D) 2. Write responses for 30 seconds and rotate. 3. Report out… (teacher can use to guide instruction)

33 1.In your Shoulder Pairs – Review this website (5 minutes) 2.Create 2 Questions to ask you face partners (2 minutes) 3.Each face partner asks their first question (show the partner where to find the answer) (2 minutes) 4.Ask 2 nd Question and repeat (2 minutes) If you can’t access website use handout – Handout retrieved from

34 Functions interprets ________ determines perception _____ memory reasoning makes ________ coordinates ________ movements regulates ______ activities determines personality Major Parts cerebrum two cerebellar hemispheres diencephalon brain stem cerebellum 11-16 Holes

35 Cerebrum Frontal Parietal Temporal Occipital Brainstem Cerebellum


37  The cerebrum is divided into ___ sides the ____ and the _____ hemispheres.  The cerebrum consists of four lobes: _____ Lobe, _____ Lobe, _____ Lobe, and the _____ Lobe.  The _____ matter of the cerebrum is all located on the most peripheral edges of it, with the white matter underneath.  The gray matter is called the ________ It contains ___ of all neurons in nervous system.

38 interpretation initiating _____ movements ______ memory reasoning center for intelligence and ________ 11-21

39 Mix Freeze Rotate Around – when music stops pair up and complete diagram.

40  Just Like Me! I teach Middle School (move together) I teach High School (move together) I teach Middle School (move together) I teach Math or Science (move together) I teach Language or Social Studies (move together)  Break into role alike Groups  On your Chart – Brainstorm Ideas about what you can use in your classroomand write them down.

41 Look What You Have Done!!. MusicReflection Template FootprintsMix Freeze Groups Charts on the WallTeam Structures Parking LotTeam Roles ThemeThink /Shoulder Pair Table ClothsRound Robin Share Fist to FiveJust Like Me! Silent StarterSilent Reflection ConnectorPlacemat Agenda and OutcomesQuick Write

42 One Minute Think - One Minute Quick Write Learning Styles. Needs and Preferences We Have Addressed ! FeelingAuditory IntuitiveKinesthetic JudgingSensing PerceivingIntuitive ExtrovertVisual IntrovertThinking Brain-based NeedsEmotional PhysicalSafety

43 Using one word share out what you are taking with you tonight.

44 Pamela Flood Syntiro

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