Presentation on theme: "Engaging Students in Learning. Session Goals To identify the elements of engagement of students in learning in domains one and three To explore and discuss."— Presentation transcript:
Engaging Students in Learning
Session Goals To identify the elements of engagement of students in learning in domains one and three To explore and discuss engagement of students learning evidence To analyze personal activities for engagement To view and accurately describe evidence of engagement of students in learning.
Planning Engagement –Domain One Engagement starts with planning for it to happen Three important points: Encourages thinking and problem- solving Permits choice and initiative Depth rather than breadth
Delivery and Instruction- Domain Three What is observed? 1.Activities and assignments 2.Grouping of students 3.Instructional materials and resources 4.Structure and pacing Review pages of Framework
Jigsaw Assignments and Questions Assignments- One: Rationale and explanation paragraphs 1and 2 Two: Rationale and explanation paragraphs 3 and 4 Three: Activities and assignments and grouping Four: Instructional materials and resources to the end of page 84. Questions- How does engagement influence Domains 1,2,and 3? What is the importance of assignments and grouping/ How do materials, resources, and structure and pacing play a part in engagement? How would a teacher be able to demonstrate engagement in an observation of through artifacts?
Signers of the Declaration Exploring engagement in learning within the power of the pen.
Questions Above and Below the Line What do you notice about the questions above the line? What do you notice about the questions below the line? Select one of the questions above the line that can be answered with the information on the worksheet.
Unpacking the Signers Activity The advantages of engagement for the participants. Barriers to engagement and understanding
Assignments with a Twist In a US History class, studying the Civil War: Traditional: Write a 5-page report on the Second Battle of Bull Run. With a twist: Imagine that you were a Confederate (or Union) soldier in the Second Battle of Bull Run; write a letter home.
US History Outcomes Know the events of the Revolutionary War Analyze data Appreciate the perspectives of different groups and individuals involved in the convention Work cooperatively with others Write a well-organized essay with findings Illustrate results through visual representation
Examining Activities This activity is done in pairs of mentors and new teachers.
Looking for Evidence What do we see and hear
Observation Requirement Remember you are considering two things: The three questions for engagement which would be found on the assignments and materials. AND The grouping of students and structure and pacing.