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Lesson Components/ Effective Instruction Student Engagement Checking for Understanding Effective Questioning Practice- Guided and Independent
Engaging students with Technology
Engagement: Consistently throughout the lesson All learners involved Relevant to the objective
Criteria for Effective Questioning Congruent (relevant) to the learning Invitation for ALL students to think A range of questions are used to extend thinking from a base of knowledge to higher order thinking that is more critical and creative
WAIT TIME EFFECTS Length of student responses increases between 300- 700 % More inferences More speculative thinking More questions Decrease in failure to respond Decrease in discipline problems What waiting time effects:
Checking for understanding: Evidence is observable (overt) Evidence is of ALL students Evidence is congruent to the objective
Effective Technology Integration What are my lesson objectives? How will I plan my lesson to meet these objectives? What resources (including technology tools) will I use to help students meet the objectives? How will I know students have learned? How will I respond?
What tools can support effective technology integration? Blogs Wikis Discussion Boards iPads SMART Response Systems Online Assessment Tools- Socrative Development of Podcasts Screencasts Webpages
Specific tools: KidBlog KidBlog Wikispaces Classroom Wikispaces Classroom Todays meet Todays meet Assessment tools: GoogleDrive forms Microsoft Office Forms (SkyDrive) Socrative
Podcasts, screencasts, webpages: Photostory (not web tool!) Glogster EDU Glogster EDU Animoto Animoto Screen cast-o-matic or ScreenR Screen cast-o-matic ScreenR Camtasia Google Sites Google Sites