CIITN & TEACHER QUALITY ENHANCEMENT

WORKSHOP, DENVER, COLORADO MARCH 15, 2008

 

Time

Content

Learning Objectives

Activities

Presenter(s)

8:45-9:15

Registration

Lobby

Science 119

Meet and Socialize

Team

9:15

Philosophy/History

-Recognize the need for cross-discipline.

-In what fields will science students work?

Lecture

And Lecture/Interactive Discussion

Glaser

9:45

Connections to secondary pedagogy 

-Look at potential of CIITN to meet CDE and national standards.

Lecture

And Lecture/Interactive Discussion

Gilmer

10:15

Form groups enroll in course

-Learn how CIITN Webtool works.

-Learn what students can do.

-Learn what teachers can do.

Computer team work.

Enroll mock CIITN course just as students would.

-Observe what teacher would do.

Team, Trimble, Oliver, Whyte, Vizcaino

10:30

Literacy

-Master paired reciprocal reading strategies for identifying content

-Work in pairs to learn how to help students with literacy

Champney

10:45

BREAK

Finish enrolling in

Course.

 

11:00

Finish Literacy

-Learn how to merge pairs into group of four for news-portolio preparation.

-Work in pairs followed by pairs of pairs.

Champney

11:30

Science

Summary

-Develop strategies for connecting media article to classroom science.

-Learn how to ask and answer science questions.

-Use question categories.

-As a group, discuss ways of integrating science from class.

Schelble, Noble, Glaser, Gilmer

11:50

Technology

Start portfolio development and finish post-lunch.

-Learn CIITN protocol.

-Use Webtool to write editorial comments.

-Finish after lunch.

-Begin to develop team portfolio.

-Learn to import links and images

Trimble, Oliver, Whyte, Vizcaino, Team

12:15

CIITN in your Course

-Learn potenial of CIITN

-Compile Wish

Team

12:30

LUNCH

Working on suggestions for use of standards

Larimer

We will have tables of four reserved. Teams can develop plans for afternnon.

Square

two block walk.

Upon return to SI 324, complete portfolio draft.

Team/

Participants

1:15

News Group Portfolio Preparation

Experience (briskly) the group work of students.

-Finish portfolio draft.

Team and participants

2:00

Look at rubric outline and modify

-Collectively connect desired rubrics to science education objectives.

-Work in news-group teams that mimic what students would do.

-Report results to entire workshop.

Team/

Participants

2:30

Grade portfolios

Understand how the WebTool offers grading ease.

-Examine potential for use in overall course grade.

Work as team to do 1st round grading.

-After simulated 2nd round grading, look at Intra-Group grading.

Team

2:50

BREAK

Think about pros and cons of CIITN Webtool

-Finish Wish Lists.

-What would make this course work in your classroom.

 

3:15

Other Aspects of CIITN

-Examine information available to teacher using CIITN WebTOOL

Use in Grading Intra-Group grading.

Team

3:30

Plan for future

-Collaboration of ideas developed by teachers and future teachers.

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-Consider the future for this type of interactive/interdisciplinary pedagogy.

-Brainstorming

Participants

3:45-4:00

Closing remarks Conference ends

 

-Future CIITN Activities

 

5:00

Leader post conference meeting

-Examine success of workshop.

-Evaluate suggested modifications for making CIITN

-Plan for future growth.

-Plan for funding.

-Plan for dissemination.

Team Leaders

Location TBA