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    • Gerald Ardito

      Course Readings

      Here are the course readings for your Annotated Bibliographies.  These readings can be found here. Computational/Critical Thinking Grover, S., Pea, R., & Cooper, S. (2015). Designing for deeper learning in a blended computer science course for middle school students. Computer Scie...

      Tags: ED 524, Spring 2020, coursework, course readings

      • Gerald Ardito

        Excursion 1: Getting to Work

        In this excursion, we will introduce ourselves, frame the key questions of the course, and get ready to get to work. Here is the work for this excursion: Read To get ourselves grounded in working with middle schoolers, please read pages 1-14 of This We Believe. You may well be inspir...

        Tags: ED 524, Spring 2020, coursework, excursion1

        • Gerald Ardito

          Excursion 5: Designing an Interdisciplinary Unit for Middle Schoolers

          In this excursion, you will form groups to design a fully interdisciplinary unit for middle school students. Rationale Understanding that learning is enhanced when connections are made across disciplines and that middle school students by nature are looking for themes and connections to...

          Tags: ED 524, Spring 2020, coursework, excursion5

          • Gerald Ardito

            Excursion 0 - Setting the Table

            In this (very brief) excursion, we will be exploring the various components of the course and introducing ourselves to one another. Here are the tasks for this week: 1. Video introduction to Pace Commons. Please watch this brief video introduction to this course and Pace Commons. 2. ...

            Tags: ED 524, Spring 2020, coursework, #excursion0

            • Gerald Ardito

              Excursion 4: Teaching Middle Schoolers

              In this excursion, we will investigate teaching methods (primarily social constructivist methods) and designing "sticky" experiences for young adolescent students. This excursion is organized around the following question What do we know about how young adolescents learn and ho...

              Tags: ED 524, Spring 2020, coursework, #excursion4

              • Gerald Ardito

                Excursions 2 & 3: How Middle Schoolers Learn & Creating a Learning Environment for Middle Schoolers

                In this excursion, we will explore the components of productive learning environments for middle schoolers. Here is the work of this Excursion: 1. Readings. You should read the readings here under the headings "Learning Environments" and "Student Motivation." Th...

                Tags: ED 524, Spring 2020, coursework, #excursion23

                • Gerald Ardito

                  Rubrics for Examining Deeper Learning in Middle School Science Classrooms

                  Abstract: This classroom observation tool was developed for the Challenge Based Science Learning project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, which brought together Challenge Based Learning and the Next Generation Science Standards (https://digitalpromise.org/initiative/next-gen...

                  Tags: ED 524, Spring 2020, coursework, learning rubrics

                  • Gerald Ardito

                    Excursion 6: Reflecting on the Journey

                    In this (last) excursion, you will reflect on your journey in this course. Please write a reflection that addresses all the work of this course. Your reflection should be substantive and thorough and should address the essential questions for this course. Essential Questions: 1. What...

                    Tags: ED 524, Spring 2020, coursework, #excursion6

                    • Gerald Ardito

                      Responses to Excursion 1

                      I just finished reviewing your postings for Excursion 1. You can see one another's work by following this link. Pace Commons turns tags into search criteria and allows you to click on a tag to see everything else tagged with it. So, using tagging correctly is a really powerful tool. No...

                      Tags: ED 524, Spring 2020, coursework, excursion 1

                      • Kendall Stevenson

                        learn a little/teach a little

                        BRINGING HOLOGRAHIC   TECHNOLOGY TO THE CLASSROOM Lesson 1: By Kendall Stevenson Sr.                                 &n...

                        Tags: "#EDG 902, COURSEWORK, learnalittlesomething, teachalittlesomething