PLAEA Learning and Leading Consultants

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September 30, 2012

  • Summary of my intake sessions with district leadership teams [coming soon]
  • Sep. 25 principals meeting – free write responses

1. Bloom’s / Webb’s

2. Meaningful, authentic work: Autonomy, mastery, and purpose
3. Transition to technology
4. Our new information, learning, and economic environments
  • We all can have a voice, we can find each others’ voices, and we can easily work together across geography and time
  • Global, not just local
  • Crowdsourcing and crowdfunding
  • Active and interactive
  • Open, accessible, and free
Significant disintermediation and disruption
ROBUST student agency and voice, and the ability to do meaningful, authentic work that makes a contribution

5. Technology integration resources

6. Some things we could work on together

  • Models/exemplars of subject- and grade-specific, cognitively-complex student activities, particularly those that are student-directed and/or involve digital technologies
  • Professional development with outside subject- and grade-specific outside experts
  • Building internal capacity of educators to be learners and faster change agents (e.g., RSS readers and Twitter networks and social bookmarking)
  • Expert video
  • Classroom walkthrough rubric that assessed cognitively-complex, technology-infused learning and teaching
  • Small experiments are non-threatening
  • EdCampIowa

Miscellaneous resources

Problem- / Inquiry- / Challenge-based learning resources

Standards, frameworks, and reports you should know about

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