Social Networking Tools
Thursday June 03rd 2010, 10:22 pm
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In the comments section of this post, answer the following questions?

1. How can social networking tools contribute to profound learning?What skills are developed by social networking tools?

2. In the “Networked Student” video, the narrator stated that the tools themselves are important. Instead, the “connections” sustained through networks are important. Why is this true?

3. What types of tools do you think are most likely to foster profound learning in your classroom? Are these tools compatible with DISD AUP policies?



Design Group Members
Monday May 17th 2010, 1:51 pm
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In the comments section of this post, please list the members of your design group.



Scenarios
Thursday May 13th 2010, 4:41 pm
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Answer the following questions in the comments area of this post.

1. How do scenarios foster profound learning?

2. What factors are most important to consider when writing a scenario?

3. What types of real world problems would engage your students?



Information Fluency
Thursday May 13th 2010, 4:40 pm
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Answer the following questions in the comments area of this post.

  1. Why is it important that our students become information fluent?
  2. What is the benefit of students using a variety of search engines when conducting research?
  3. What information fluency model will best meet the needs of your students in the learning experience you are currently designing?


Intellectual Property Issues
Thursday May 13th 2010, 4:38 pm
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Answer the following questions in the comments area of this post.

1. How does copyright affect you as a teacher? How does it affect your students?

2. What do think are the biggest myths about copyright and fair use guidelines?

3. What tools and resources can you use to help your students use intellectual property wisely?



Cooperative Learning
Thursday May 13th 2010, 4:31 pm
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Answer the following questions in the comments area of this post.

  1. What qualities separate Cooperative Learning from traditional Group Work?
  2. Tony Wagner and Phil Schlechty emphasize the importance of affiliation and collaborative student work. In 2010, why is cooperative learning important?
  3. What types of cooperative learning experiences might enhance your classroom? What skills must your students develop to be successful in cooperative learning roles?


Problem Based Learning
Thursday May 13th 2010, 4:31 pm
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In the comments area of this post, take a minute to reflect on what you know about PBLs and what you still need to know about PBLs.



Rubrics
Thursday May 13th 2010, 4:30 pm
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Answer the following questions in the comments area of this post.



Electronic Resources
Thursday May 13th 2010, 4:30 pm
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In the comments area of this post, make a list of the Resources you want to use for this PBL unit. Include a sentence or two about how you plan to schedule Internet access for your students.



WebQuests
Thursday May 13th 2010, 4:20 pm
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Answer the following questions in the comments area of this post.

  1. What are the advantages of using a WebQuest?
  2. . What skills do students need to develop in order to complete a WebQuest?
  3. Why is it important to clearly link the WebQuest to previous and subsequent activities?