Friday, November 11, 2011

Resources Needed:

Site - Room for teacher collaboration, screen, projector, speakers, open internet connection, web browser loaded, photo story 3 loaded on windows machines, below papers copied for each teacher
- Information Sheet Involving Ten Steps
- Worksheet For Ten Steps



Teachers - Several old lessons or a new idea, standards, computers, possible flip cameras, teacher supplied picture (no more then 5-10 in jpeg form), individual twitter accounts, collaborative partner serving as a sounding board and facilitator, cell phone?



8:30 - 9:30 Welcome -STEM to STEAM to STEAMIE… Turning Up the Temperature on STEM Education
Speakers Michael GormanIntegrate Project Based Learning, 21st century skills and the fine arts into STEM education. Include all students as you go beyond the STEM based disciplines. Discover dozens of engaging online programs and opportunities that allow STEM to push your students’ creativity and innovation. The results will be an educational experience that will rev up student engagement and inquiry…full STEAM ahead! View several brief demonstrations and gather resources that will get your class started using free software applications including MIT’s Scratch, West Point Academy’s WP Bridge Project and Google’s Sketch Up. Learn from a practicing educator who was named STEM Educator of the Year by the Fort Wayne Chapter of the US Air Force Association, an Indiana Teacher of the Year Semi-finalist and a facilitator for the Siemens Discovery Education National STEM Academy. Walk away with resources that will allow for real STEAM in your school that includes

9:30 - 10:00 Search the STEM to STEAM to STEAMIE Sites and 40 STEM/PBL Sites and Thinkfinity - Lots of resources and ideas to begin finding ideas to transform a lesson.
STEM Sites
STEAM Sites
STEAMIE Sites
STEM and PBL Sites
40 Site To Promote STEM and PBL Blog Post With Resources
STEM/PBL Webinar by Michael Gorman at BIE (Part 1) 15 min
STEM/PBL Webinar by Michael Gorman at BIE (Part 2) 15 min
STEM/PBL Webinar by Michael Gorman at BIE (Part 3) 15 min
Thinkfinity
Thinkfinty Road Map

10:00 - 10:15 Break - Or keep looking at sites if you wish!

10:15 - 11:30 Educational Life In The Fast Lane On The Web 2.0 Highway - Watch and the practice some real cool driving techniques on the information/inovation highway
Web Page Resources for Ed Life in Fast Lane




11:30 - 12:00 Lunch - Time to feed the mind.

12:00 - 12:45 Jukebox to iPod Transforming a past Lesson for the 21st Century Learner - Transformation is both exciting and dispruptive
Web Page Resource Site
- Information Sheet Involving Ten Steps
- Worksheet For Ten Steps


12:45 - 01:45 Work time - The time that teachers need and do not always have enough of.

01:45 - 02:00 Break

02:00 - 02:30 Work Time - Some more of that valuable commodity!

Possible Extras (Introduction with participant exploration... if there is interest and it can be fit in)
1. Twitter and PD - Twitter
2. Blogging - Blogs
3. Flip Camera - Simple One Take Video
4. Photostory 3 - Web Resource Page
5. Some More Web 2.0 Resources - Web 2.0 Resources


Monday, October 10, 2011


Resources Needed:

Site - Room for teacher collaboration, screen, projector, speakers, open internet connection, web browser loaded, photo story 3 loaded on windows machines, below papers copied for each teacher
Download Word Doc For Students Of These Ten Techniques


Teachers - Several old lessons or a new idea, standards, computers, possible flip cameras, teacher supplied picture (no more then 5-10 in jpeg form), individual twitter accounts, collaborative partner serving as a sounding board and facilitator, cell phone?


8:30 - 9:45 Welcome and Digital Natives Digital Immigrants presentation.
No Future Left Behind: 21 Century Classrooms… Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants… Converge… Learn… Create!
Speakers Michael GormanWhy promote 21st century skill development? How are digital immigrants essential in the education of today's digital natives? What are some ways to engage today’s students? How do educators put all these ideas together to create real student centered learning and essential educational transformation? More than a presentation, you will have the opportunity to listen to testimonies from educators, students and various professionals. Along the way, Mike will share some tools he has created to assist your digital natives. These include, ”Ten Basic Google Search Techniques” and “Seven Step (A-G) Web Evaluation Program." Learn about amazing free web resources such as Intel Thinking Tools and investigate student creativity with some video creation ideas. Have the opportunity to smile, laugh, engage and reflect on both practice and possibilities. Walk away with points to ponder, antidotes, a reason to transform and resource material that you can share with your personal learning community.
9:45 - 10:15 Intel Thinking Tools - Participant are introduced to a free tools while ranking what they feel are the important 21st century skills. A meta-cognitive activity that also introduces three awesome web 2.0 tools
Resource Site For Intel
10:00 - 10:15 Rest the Brain Break... or continue individually exploring because you can't help yourself

10:15 - 11:15 The Great Search Quest - Adventures with informational and computational search engines. There is so much more than what meets the search. We will explore the searches and some resources.
WolframAlphaGoogle
Download Word Doc For Students Of These Ten Techniques


11:30 - 12:00 Lunch - Eat up... it's food for thought! Watch the carbs because it will be a high energy afternoon!

12:00 - 12:30 Twitter - Part 1 - setting up my account and who to follow. And of course... why should we be interested in a tweet because I've heard it is just about flapping your wings about what you are doing now. Take a moment and listen to me chirp!
Twitter

12:30 - 1:15 - Resources.. Resources... Resources - Dig in... we know how to search... listen to a tweet... and now use these skills to find your own menu of resources or just explore the buffet I have to share.
Activities MathActivities Science
1:15 - 1:30 - Break if you want! Or keep feasting on resources!

1:30 - 2:15 - Flipping the Classroom... OK I will explain... along with using Learn 360 (Your district subscribes)
Flip ClassroomLearn360

2:15 - 2:30 - Next Time - A ten step lesson in lesson transformation... plus something to do until next time we meet!