Integrating Technologies in Instructional Environments
deskbookcasetolibrarytableA possible floor-plan for a collaborative instructional environment.
Shakespeares Life and Times-- CD-Rom by Intellimation: Students Roleorchestrate your own scene placing actors and props on virtual stage and directing characters movements;write essay describing influences of personal/historical events on W.S.s writing; create multimedia presentation describing defining characteristics of Elizabethan lit., art, architecture, & music.One workstation in a unit on Romeo and Juliet might include the above packaged instruction with instructions to choose from one of the activities described.
Teachers Roledesign and or install multiple activities;assure that all students are challenged, none lost;provide content mentorship;coach students (management);evaluate students.
RestructuringDepartures from conventional practice that fundamentally change the roles of teachers, administrators, students, and parents working with schools
REFORM: PREPARING STUDENTS IN SCHOOLS Environments
are activateda variety of
methodsa variety of
Effective StrategiesTime on taskindividualized pacingindividualized feedbackperformance based instructioncooperative learningpeer tutoring
TechnologyThe replicable means, forms or vehicles by which instruction is formatted, stored, and delivered to the learner.
MethodsAny way to shape information that activates, supplants or compensates for the cognitive processes necessary for achievement or motivation
TEACHING METHODS SURVEYRank the methods below: 1= most used, 2= second most used, etc.Lecture
Other; please describeSuccessful teachers use student performance as their primary method.
Technology Frees Teachers to--motivate students to spend more time on task interacting with content;implement student centered, individualized activities;spend more time with students one-on-one and in small groups;support performance based instruction, cooperative learning, and peer tutoring
Your Assignment is to Create a Classroom of WorkstationsWork areas where students conduct activities independently or cooperatively. Remember learning centers?
Rationale for WorkstationsStudent-centered;cooperative learning, full participation;multi-delivery systems;individual responsibility;motivation of technology and interactivity.
During Design Phase Describe Each Workstation --Desired outcomesTechnology resourcesProcesses students will go through (methods)Guidance you will provideProduct(s) requiredEvaluation procedures
Romeo and Juliet/West Side Story--Videodisc by SunburstRemember the unit on Romeo and Juliet? A second workstation in that unit might include a videodisc. During creation of your media resource list find resources to support your instructional environment.
Shakespeare & the Varieties of Human Experience-- Audiotape lecture by Americas Superstar Teachers.A third workstation in the Romeo and Juliet unit.
Shakespeare for Students: Critical Interpretations for High Schoolers-- BookA fourth workstation in the Romeo and Juliet unit.
Shakespeare and the Globe--Videocassette by Films for the Humanities and SciencesA fifth workstation in the Romeo and Juliet unit.
Student Made Video of Play--Video CameraA sixth workstation in the Romeo and Juliet unit.
Research Paper-- InternetA seventh workstation in the Romeo and Juliet unit.
Classroom ManagementNo one workstation can have another workstation as its prerequisite; students need to be able to rotate through the workstations in any sequence.Each workstation should require students to work the same amount of time.
libraryCD-RomVideodiscinAudiotapeBookVideoCameraVideoCassetteInternetThe Romeo and Juliet unit.
If you were to implement your unit you would assess students using portfolio assessment methods by keeping a folder to document each students
STATION STUDENT COMMENTSTEACHER GRADE COMMENTS
Internet CDbookcaseVideodisc andInternetaccessinlibraryPresentation monitor from ceiling