Authentic Lessons for 21st Century Learning

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Lindsay Williams

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Participants will experience a workshop session that provides the fundamentals of Essential Questions. They will then discover how they can use Essential Questions as a focus when lesson planning by creating their own content specific Essential Questions. Read more »

Tag Target Audience

  • All Staff or Teachers, PLC

Tag Calendar Placement

  • Any time of year, Planning/Collaboration/Conference Time, Pre-Service Training

User Group Group Size

  • Medium Group (at least 10)

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Increase Teacher "Toolbox"
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Time Frame -60 minutes

The Level Up for esports Professional Development Session will introduce the concept of esports clubs. Participants will explore resources and information on how esports clubs can promote college and career readiness, address potential challenges, and discover potential social/emotional benefits for... Read more »

Tag Target Audience

  • All Staff or Teachers, Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • Any time of year

User Group Group Size

  • Medium Group (at least 10)

Tag Related

  • Games

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Active Engagement, College-Going Culture, Cross-Curricular
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Time Frame 60 minutes
Categorical Highlighting

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 6th - 12th

This strategy actively engages readers in a text as they look for and annotate information that fits in predetermined categories of interest or importance. Read more »

Strategy Instructional Strategy

User Group Group Size

  • Individual

Copied To Clipboard Placement In Lesson

  • Explore/Learning Activity

Time Frame Time To Complete

  • Less Than 10 Minutes, 10 - 20 Minutes

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Activate Prior Knowledge, Evaluate, Identify, Organize, Recognize, Student Choice

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 6th - 12th
Snap, Clap, Pop

Grade Level Grade Level

  • Preschool - 12th

This strategy can be used as an icebreaker or get to know you activity to establish community in a classroom, or can be used with content to incorporate physical movement into a formative assessment. For younger grades it can be used to teach simple vocabulary or topics. For older grades, it can be... Read more »

Strategy Instructional Strategy

User Group Group Size

  • Whole Class

Copied To Clipboard Placement In Lesson

  • Engage/Opening, Evaluate/Assessment

Time Frame Time To Complete

  • Less Than 10 Minutes

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Activate Prior Knowledge, Conversation Starter, Physical Movement, Recognize, Review, Self-assessment, Speak & Listen

Grade Level Grade Level

  • Preschool - 12th

The Authentic Use of Technology—SAMR professional development focuses on instilling an understanding of the frameworks of authentic learning as well as the SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition) model for technology. Participants will apply these practices to the authentic use... Read more »

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Time Frame 120-180 session(s)