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1 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall High School 101 Authors Chad Foster is the author of two best-selling books/curricula, Teenagers Preparing for the Real World and Financial Literacy for Teens. Chads books have been read by more than 750,000 students and his project-based curricula have been used in more than 4,000 middle school and high school classrooms nationwide. Dr. Mike Hall is a former classroom teacher, coach, high school principal, and Deputy Superintendent for the Georgia Department of Education. In 2003, Dr. Hall was recognized by the Blue Ribbon Schools as one of the top 10 high school principals in the nation and his school, Houston County High, was selected as the most advanced school in America for technology integration.

2 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Time Management Test Taking/Study Skills Communication Skills Choices/Consequences Business Savvy Technology Literacy People Skills Tolerance/Diversity Personal Learning Styles Financial Literacy

3 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall The Fundamental Question Will Our Students Be Prepared…. Or Just Educated?

4 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall What is Needed?? A strategy that prepares students to succeed in the classroom today and the workplace tomorrow.

5 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall High School 101 is a rare collaboration between an entrepreneur and an educator.

6 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall How does High School101 fit into the mix of NCLB?

7 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Career Exploration / Preparation Public Speaking Listening Skills Questioning Skills Written Communication Reading Comprehension Time Management Skills Study Skills Test Taking Skills Networking Skills People Skills Learning Styles Technology Skills (ICT Literacy) Social Tolerance Personal Responsibility Financial Literacy Critical Thinking Problem Solving Sales Skills Entrepreneurial Literacy Math Skills Collaboration Skills Multi- tasking Business Literacy Social Responsibility Source: Results that Matter – 21st Century Skills and High School Reform by the Partnership for 21st Century Skills / March 2006 21 st Century Skills

8 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Without 21st Century Skills, young adults will struggle to make informed life choices, participate effectively in civic life, and compete in the global economy. Partnership for 21 st Century Skills

9 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike HallFact: 1/3 of the students who enter the 9th grade never finish high school.

10 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Fact: Most students who dropout, say they are bored and/or do not see the relevance of what is being taught.

11 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall One of the most effective proven strategies for making students successful in high school is a comprehensive program of transition.

12 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall High school dropouts, on average, will earn $1,000,000 less over a lifetime than college graduates. Source: The Silent Epidemic Perspectives of High School Dropouts March 2006

13 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall What is High School101?

14 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall High School 101 Project-Based Strategy Based on 21 st Century Skills For Middle School & High School Ten Independent Micro-Units Standard, Block, Exploratory, Modified Schedules Consecutive, Concurrent, One Teacher, Team of Teachers.

15 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall How is High School 101 being used by schools across the country? Integration into multiple courses and grade levels within one school Full semester course (rare) 30-minute advisement period Summer programs for 8 th graders transitioning to the 9 th grade. Freshman Academies Smaller Learning Communities After-School programs

16 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Copyright 2007 Chad Foster The Y Factor (Why do I have to learn this stuff?)

17 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall High School 101 Units In No Specific Order

18 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Say What? a.k.a. Communication Skills 13 Days Unit 1

19 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Communication Skills Communication Skills The Keys to Success Chad Foster Live DVDChad Foster Live DVD Student BookStudent Book Activities / ProjectsActivities / Projects Meet a Stranger Unusual Job Report Pick My Brain Reading Comprehension TestReading Comprehension Test Unit 1

20 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall I Am Who I Am a.k.a. Personal Learning Styles 6 Days Unit 2

21 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall The Three Basic Learning Styles Visual Auditory Kinesthetic

22 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Visual learners….. like teacher demonstrations use lists to keep up and organize thoughts remember faces, but forget names are easily distracted by movement or action in the classroom, but are not affected by noise

23 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Auditory learners… like the teacher to provide directions learn by listening like dialogues, plays, discussions remember names but not faces like to talk out problems easily distracted by noise

24 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Kinesthetic learners… do best when they are involved or active think best when moving have high energy levels dont do lectures and have problems sitting/reading prefer to do rather than watch

25 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Personal Learning Styles Personal Learning Styles What are the Styles? Understanding Yours….Dealing with Theirs. Whats Up? (Interview Partner)Whats Up? (Interview Partner) My Style Activity (Group)My Style Activity (Group) Cartoon Activity (Gum)Cartoon Activity (Gum) Kiersey Day (Foster Results)Kiersey Day (Foster Results) Dr. DeliriousDr. Delirious Pick-a-FlickPick-a-Flick The SkitsThe Skits Unit 2

26 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Get Wired Get Hired a.k.a. Technology Literacy 12 Days Unit 3

27 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Interesting Tech Facts 60% of the skills required by the workforce today are possessed by only 30% of the workers. (Technology skills missing!) 70% of all jobs today require workers to use a computer on a daily basis. There is a significant trend to move the work to the worker instead of the worker to the workplace.

28 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Can Our Students Compete

29 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Tech Sample Test

30 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Day 1 Quiz What is ICT Literacy? What is an ID-10-T error? What is the proposed coverage for WiMAX or 802.16? 802.11 is sometimes referred to as the alphabet soup of technology connectivity. Why?

31 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Technology Literacy Daily Test Your Tech Knowledge Mini-quizzesDaily Test Your Tech Knowledge Mini-quizzes Totally Television (990,000,000)Totally Television (990,000,000) 20/20 Vision Project (9 th grade science in 20/20)20/20 Vision Project (9 th grade science in 20/20) The Montana Mission (Testing NCLB literacy skills)The Montana Mission (Testing NCLB literacy skills) Website Evaluation (MLK.org)Website Evaluation (MLK.org) Electronic PortfolioElectronic Portfolio Unit 3

32 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall 2020 Vision

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34 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall The Two-Way Street a.k.a. People Skills 9 Days Unit 4

35 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall People Skills People Skills 70% Lose Jobs for One Reason Fired or Quit JobFired or Quit Job What to Do?What to Do? Founders DayFounders Day Unit 4

36 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Roll the Dice…Pay the Price a.k.a.Choices/Consequences 6 Days Unit 5

37 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Choices/Consequences Decisions vs. Choices Domino Drop (Red Light)Domino Drop (Red Light) In the NewsIn the News Domino Effect (Radio Broadcast – Sticky Fingers)Domino Effect (Radio Broadcast – Sticky Fingers) All AgesAll Ages My Choice…….My Life DVDMy Choice…….My Life DVD Unit 5

38 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall From Boring to Scoring a.k.a. Test Taking/Study Skills 9 Days Unit 6

39 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Tests for a high school student in some states today. Iowa Test of Basic Skills NAEP ASVAB PSAT SAT ACT End of Course Tests ASSET Exit Exam **This does not include drivers test, technical certifications, classroom exams,hunter safety, or any other screening type test for employment.**

40 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Test Taking/Study Skills I Do TestI Do Test Brain CapacityBrain Capacity TIM ActivityTIM Activity Unit 6

41 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Tick-Tock…Tick-Tocka.k.a. Time Management 10 Days Unit 7

42 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Time Management Organize/ Prioritize/ Schedule Minute by Minute ScheduleMinute by Minute Schedule Instant Tool (Index Card)Instant Tool (Index Card) Total Time ChartTotal Time Chart Wasted Time (6 seconds per minute)Wasted Time (6 seconds per minute) PSA – TMS SyndromePSA – TMS Syndrome G.O.W. (Just Say NO!)G.O.W. (Just Say NO!) The CodeThe Code Unit 7

43 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Wasted Time Activity If you waste 6 seconds out of every minute, how much time do you waste every hour? (6 minutes) Each day? (2.4 hours) In one week? (16.8 hours) In one month? (30) (72 hours) In one year? (876 hours) In a lifetime? (75 years) That would be 7.5 years wasted!!!

44 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Taking Care of Business a.k.a. Business Savvy 17 Days Unit 8

45 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Business Literacy Part-time Today….Small Companies Tomorrow....Entrepreneurs Later C.O.P. (Team Activity)C.O.P. (Team Activity) The Nightmare (Individual and Team Solutions)The Nightmare (Individual and Team Solutions) The Company Project ( Business Set-Up/Operation Plans)The Company Project ( Business Set-Up/Operation Plans) The Company C.O.P (Immediate/Short-term/Long-term)The Company C.O.P (Immediate/Short-term/Long-term) Unit 8

46 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall All Walks of Life a.k.a.Diversity/Tolerance 7 Days Unit 9

47 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike HallTolerance/Diversity Field Trip (learned behavior)Field Trip (learned behavior) Four Corners (similarities)Four Corners (similarities) Up and DownUp and Down Normalizer Test (not!)Normalizer Test (not!) What If ? (awareness)What If ? (awareness) Unit 9

48 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall It Grows on Trees Right? a.k.a. Financial Literacy 12 Days Unit 10

49 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Financial Literacy Busted (Needs vs Wants)Busted (Needs vs Wants) Future ValueFuture Value My Personal Stuff – 10 (Renters Insurance)My Personal Stuff – 10 (Renters Insurance) Unit 10

50 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall

51 Copyright 2007 Chad Foster Mike Hall Contact Information Chad Foster chadfoster@mindspring.com www.chadfoster.com Dr. Mike Hall mhall@drmikehall.com www.drmikehall.com


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