Welcome to Your AJHS Wiki for Professional Development!

Here's a Link to Nick's June 2nd Training Wiki

June 3, 2011


Goals

  • Evaluate & Assess Lesson Plans/Units for the 21st Century Learning Environment
  • Create Lesson Plans/Units for the 21st Century Learning Environment

Welcome


Connect Prior Knowledge

  • Think of your most successful lesson/unit. What made it successful?
    • Small Group Activity:
      1. Share with your group.
      2. On sticky notes, list common traits that made it successful. List only one trait per sticky note. (For example, It was Standards based." Or, "Kids related to it."
    • Whole Group Activity: Sticky Note Sort
  • Self-Reflect using the Learning Activity Checklist--What was present in your own lesson?
  • Closure: Debrief and discuss in group.

Using the Learning Activity Checklist to Evaluate Lessons/Units


Lesson Improvement Template



Closure

  1. Discussion
    • When you leave here, what are your next steps?
    • Who can help with this process?
  2. Whip Around Activity
    • Groups of 6-8 people
    • 1st time around -- Say something you learned or wondered.
    • 2nd time around -- Respond to someone else.

Resources

  • Lesson Improvement Template from Microsoft Peer Coaching--Partners in Learning
  • Learning Activity Checklist from Eeva Reeder and Microsoft Peer Coaching--Partners in Learning
  • Microsoft Peer Coaching Lesson Improvement Training (Session 4) developed by the Peer-Ed Team