Welcome Kentucky Certified Trainer Candidates MarcoPolo Trainer Certification Workshop September 23-24, 2004 Please Sign In on the Roster IF YOU HAVEN’T ALREADY DONE SO mped.org Professional Development Trainer Resource Center Training Logistics Form “Attendees – Sign In On The Roster”
Agenda Components Welcome: Introductions & Expectations 9:00 Review Pre-Session Assignment 9:15 The Instructional Cycle- Sample Lessons & Activities 9:20 MarcoPolo Consortium Partner Presentations 9:45 ScienceNetLinks Calendar == Guided Tour EconEdLink MarcoPolo Content Index EdSiteMent MarcoQuest Arts Edge MarcoGram; Partner Site Talking Points ReadWriteThink Elem. & Sec. Guides, interactive partner site maps Illuminations Trainer MarcoGram Xpeditions Guided Tour
Agenda Components Getting to Know Your Audience 1:00 (Challenges & Expectations) Kentucky Strategies 1:15 MarcoPolo Overviews 3:15 Training challenges – rollout 3:30 Wrap-up, reflections 3:50 Adjourn 4:00
Agenda Components Friday 9:00 Teacher and Professional Development Resources Strategies for using resources Rusticello (Felice Nightengale) 9:30 Lunch 11:30 ICFC framework, Library of sample lessons, Trainer MarcoGram, ISTE NETS-T 12:30 Kentucky Time 1:30 Rollout strategies & responsibilities – DO THE MATH Wrap-Up & Reflection; Survey 3:30 Adjourn 3:45
Agenda Components Review Pre-Session Assignment and materials The Instructional Cycle Sample Lessons & Activities
Sample Lesson Guiding Questions • What type of Internet-based resource is this? • Where will teachers use this activity in the Teaching Instructional Cycle? • What teaching strategy will they use to integrate the resource? • How will they deal with equipment issues? • What other resources can they use in conjunction with this resource? • What kind of student products will be produced?
Teaching Instructional Cycle • Opening Motivational Activity • Play audio and video clips • Have students use interactive applets • Sponge activity • This day in history • Core Lesson Plan Activity • Use lesson plan “out of the box” • Adapt lesson plan to your needs • Insert new resources/strategies into an existing lesson plan • Use as a tool for research • Create your own lesson plan • Post-Lesson Enrichment Activity • Look for online quizzes, games, and other activities that provide immediate feedback • “Re-teaching” • Assessment Activity • If they can “DO” it, they know it Opening Motivational Activity CoreLesson PlanActivity AssessmentActivity Post-LessonEnrichmentActivity ICFC Framework, TTK page 154 applies throughout the cycle!
Sample Lessons & Learning Activities http://illuminations.nctm.org/imath/3-5/GeometricSolids/index.html
Framework For Integrating ICFC Programs that link students to an ongoing event. Examples: a space mission, a political campaign, an expedition to the Artic. Programs that link students to their peers in other schools and other countries. Examples: keypal programs, cooperative research programs. Portable content in reproducible formats. Examples: maps, charts, tables, graphs, timeline, images, articles, worksheets, activities and handouts. Information delivered in an interactive format. Examples: online exhibits, guided tours, documentaries, slide shows, videos, and audio clips. Content designed to promote discovery, decision making, problem solving and critical thought. Examples: multiple-choice games, puzzles, quizzes, fill-in-the-blank forms and calculators, interactive exhibits, simulations.
What types of ICFC did you see? Student handouts Interactive applet; could also be downloaded to the classroom or lab computer 4 steps in lesson plan; varied strategies for using the applets to “illuminate” mathematical concepts (cooperative learning, independent activities, etc.); also using hands-on “manipulatives”
A Framework For Integrating ICFC Guiding Questions
2. 1. 3. 4. 2. Where will I use this activity in the Teaching Instructional Cycle?
1. Curriculum Enrichment 2. Lesson Enhancement Open a new dimension for learning in your classroom Infuse new content into your current lesson plans and lectures 3. Learning Experience 4. Teaching Tool Create your own content by charting a path of discovery through cyberspace Use the interactive nature of the Internet to engage students in inquiry-based learning 3. What teaching strategy will I use to integrate the resource?
4. How will I deal with equipment issues? Will you conduct the lesson high tech or low tech? How? • High Tech • Low Tech How will you account for your specific classroom configuration? • One Computer • Mini lab • Full lab
Word Processing • Presentation Software • Database/Spreadsheet/Graphic Organizer • Web Page Creation • Written • Oral • Visual 5. What other resources can I use in conjunction with this resource? 6. What kind of student products will be produced?
Let’s Review Our Sample Lesson 1. What type of resource is this? 4. How will I deal with equipment issues? I have 20 students, 4 computers, so we will work in small collaborative groups. Each student will have their own “job” to do within the group: mouse operator, recorder, etc. Learning Activity Students will use a spreadsheet program to make collect the data about the different shapes. Student groups will create a slide show presentation using HyperStudio or PowerPoint and explain their conclusion to their classmates. 2. Where will I use this activity in the Teaching Instructional Cycle? 5. What other resources can I use in conjunction with this resource? Central component of lesson plan 3. What teaching strategy will I use to integrate the resource? 6. What kind of student products will be produced? Student handouts; Online learning Finished spreadsheets and/or multimedia presentations.
Agenda Components Partner Site Presentations MarcoPolo Consortium ScienceNetLinks Guided Tour EconEdLink MarcoPolo Content Index EdSiteMent MarcoQuest Arts Edge MarcoGram; Partner Site Talking Points ReadWriteThink Elem. & Sec. Guides, interactive partner site maps Illuminations Trainer MarcoGram Xpeditions Guided Tour What other options do you use? What sequence do you use and WHY?
What is MarcoPolo? You may take a flash tour to find out! http://www.marcopolo-education.org/about/new.aspx
What is MarcoPolo? • Partnership between leading educational organizations and MarcoPolo Education Foundation • Standards-based Internet Content for the Classroom (ICFC) • Discipline-specific websites • Lesson Plans • Reviewed Web Sites • Student Interactives • Professional development support • Easily accessible on-line materials at NO COST • ALL Focused on helping students learn
Partner Site Exploration • Common Features of the Partners Sites • Partner Site Overviews
Agenda Components Teacher and Professional Development Resources(In-Depth) Strategies for using resources
MarcoPolo Professional DevelopmentResources Online Trainer Resource Center Printed Training Materials Field Trainer MarcoGram e-newsletter
MarcoPolo Resources • New Users Page • MarcoPolo Audio Flash Tour (+ 20 minutes) • Free Awareness Sessions (WebEx) • Teacher Resources • Featured Resources, New Lessons and MarcoPolo Calendar • Trainer Resources • Trainer Toolbox, Trainer Resource Center, Field Trainer MarcoGrams • State Resources • Research and State Alignment Web Sites
MarcoPolo Professional Development Online Trainer Resource Center Interactive Partner Site Maps Interactive maps which provide overview, content and navigational features for each Partner Site. Partner Talking Points This comprehensive overview will help you become well-versed about each Content Partner Web site. Internet Content for the Classroom (ICFC) Interactive Framework This interactive framework outlines and links to examples of different types of Internet content, as well as various strategies for integrating this content into the curriculum. The Framework is available online and in Part 4 of the Training CD.
Electronic Resources • Teachers can create/adopt/adapt standards-based lesson plans electronically
Partner Site Presentations Workshop • Who is this audience??? • PONDER: • Tech comfort level: low medium high mixed • What technology do we have? • How will they be using MP? • Field Trainer • Building Level “Ambassador” • Classroom teacher – “end user” • Administrator • Grade level: elementary middle school secondary mixed • What resources will best meet the needs of this audience?
Getting to Know Your Audience • Before Training Session • Review Cadre Logistics Form (CLF) • Talk to Site Contact • Check Trainer Resource Center Audience Inventory • Data Sheet • Beginning of Training Session • Poll Attendees (Sticky Notes) • “Affinity Diagram” • WebEx veterans – POLL feature • Other techniques??? • Throughout the Training Session • Watch for "Hot" Issues • Review Your Agenda • Revisit Your Challenges throughout the Day http://marcopolo-education.org/documents/training_resource/Audience_Inventory.doc
Partner Site Presentations Workshop http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/
MarcoPolo Content ReadWriteThink Applet
Partner Site Presentations Workshop • In a 6-8 minute presentation of the partner site. • Include: (THINK --- Standards – what should people know or be able to do with MarcoPolo?) • Overview • Lessons • Links • Activities • Standards • WOW Factor • Professional development aspects
MarcoPolo Search Engine 4 Search Features Teacher Guides Page 6
MarcoPolo Search Engine Enhancements Spellchecker Phrase Splitting Partner Developed Content / Partner Reviewed Content Delineation
MarcoPolo Search Engine • Enhanced Search Engine - summary • Search Again • Improved Delineation between Partner Developed and Partner Reviewed Content • Spell Checking • Thesaurus • Phrase Splitting
MarcoPolo Search Engine MarcoPolo 678 Partner-developed or panel-reviewed K-12 resources Google 2.7 million commercial and non-commercial web sites Category Match : Content Management Software Poet Software Corporation The Poet’s Corner – File not Found Sample Comparison Search: Poet Yahoo Sponsors, advertising and 2.4 million resources for education, commerce, entertainment, etc. Advertisement: Poet In My Window CD Sponsor match: Poetry contest $58,000 in prizes! Poet Software Corporation