Thursday, August 22, 2013
Morning Session

6th - 8th Grade Language Arts Teachers
  • Sarah Clark (Record fluency)
  • Meredith Harvey
  • Ross Karlins
  • Karina Koncius
  • Jen Kovar
  • Lynn Janik
  • David Mason
  • Laura Mendralla
  • Peter Murphy
  • Sue Pierce
  • Kelly Schuldt
  • Tracy Siwinski

AGENDA:

8:30 - 9:00 Warm Up and What's Up?
9:00 - 9:45 Welcome to a Professional Learning Community and SAMR
9:45 - 10:45 Cool Tools for Schools!!!!
10:45 - 11:00 Circle Back - how does your plan of action fit into the SAMR model
11:00 - 11:30 Roll Out and other logistics

  • WARM UP
    • Beach ball activity to share - What is new in your life? Summer experiences
    • New model(s) for our Professional Learning Community
      • Tools/Skills Instruction - Online videos (Liz)
      • Coaching/Co-Teaching and Co-Planning (Paula)
      • Release Time/Small group meetings (Liz)
      • Observations- visit another teacher who is doing something special (Liz)
      • Sharing and showcasing lessons and teachers - team and faculty meetings, newsletter (Paula)

    SAMR ACTIVITY
    • Find your partner: notecards - to make pairs (peanut butter & jelly, salt & pepper, etc.)
    • Sit with your partner and watch this YouTube video video which introduces the SAMR Model. This video was shortened using YouTube Video Editor.
    • With your partner, view the video and take notes using the Cornell form provided to you.
    • Each pair will share ideas using a Linoit SAMR - give examples of each of the four levels of technology integration.
    • Discuss our findings with the whole group.

    COOL TECH TOOLS ACTIVITY
    • Action Plan - What did you get out of today? What is your plan of Action?

    FLIPPED LEARNING
    ROLLOUT AND OTHER EXPECTATIONS: