2 Creating Independence Through Student Owned Stategies CRISSCreating Independence Through Student Owned Stategies
3 SMS CRISS Trainer Heather Barone Learning Leads to a Lifetime of OpportunityIntroduction- Graphic OrganizersGroup WorkMuseum WalkCreate Your Own Graphic OrganizerClosing
4 Helping Students Build Their Own Metacognition Graphic OrganizersHelping Students Build Their Own Metacognition
5 The Research The effectiveness of graphic organizers has been studied. One study focused on three classifications of secondary students enrolled in content area classes:students with learning disabilitiesremedial studentsstudents in regular educationThe results of three separate experiments indicated that graphic organizers, whether teacher-directed, student-directed with text references, or student-directed with clues, produced significantly higher performance than self-study for each group of students.
6 Helpful + Free Websites Houghton Mifflin Education Place (PDF Files)S.C.O.R.E. Language Arts Website:Region 15 Graphic OgranizersScholastic Grahphic OgranizersGraphic Organizers Website
19 Hierarchy Chart Theme Supporting Idea Major Concept Detail(s)
20 Hierarchy Chart Theme Supporting Idea Overcoming Obstacles Detail(s)
21 GroupworkNow, in a small group, please create a graphic organizer that can be used with students. Your group may decide on the type of diagram you use or create, as well as the content area being addressed.
22 Groupwork Math-Spider Map/Web Technology- Spider Map/Web Social Studies-Hierarchy ChartForeign Language- Chronological SequenceEnglish- Flow ChartMusic- Flow ChartHealth, Home and Careers- Generalization/Principle PatternPhysical Education- Venn DiagramScience- Generalization/Principle PatternArt- T-Chart
23 Time to show off your work with a museum walk! GroupworkTime to show off your work with a museum walk!
24 Final thoughts . . .Students should be able to use metacognition to determine when they don’t know or understand a concept or idea and what to do to help themselves internalize the new knowledge.Through learning various types of graphic organizers, students are able to have a “fix it” strategy to assist in clarifying their own thinking.
25 Final thoughts . . .Teachers may expose students to additional graphic organizers.examples shown are only someTeachers can think “outside of the box” when choosing graphic organizers.- The more a student connects with a graphic organizer, the easier it will be for them to internalize the information.
26 Keep up the fabulous work! Thank you for your support!Keep up the fabulous work!