(Each group - record responses)

What have you tried?

  • Research
  • Creativity
  • Scenario-Based Learning
  • Problem-Based Learning
  • Added Reflection
  • Teacher as facilator (Self-Directed Learning, Less Direct Instruction)
  • Giving product choice
  • Instructional Technology (ePEARL, wiki, wallwisher, etc.)
  • Questioning
  • Authentic Assessments (Less paper/pencil)
  • Collaboration (In all aspects, teachers and students)

What's Working? How do you know?

  • Self-directed Learning: Students are able to tackle problems on their own with less and less guidance from the teachers.
  • Reflection: Students are reflecting and making changes based on those reflections.
  • Questioning: Lends itself to less direct instruction.
  • Creativity: Students are able to think outside the box.

What are your next steps?

  • Continue using Problem-Based Learning
  • Consider new standards when we are creating new units
  • The kids should be working harder than we are!

What is 21st Century Learning?

Wordle: 21st Century Learning