ISTC Class Notes
October 8, 2014
-Listen to 5 Minute Guru and add tool to Delicious
-Identify the steps in the Backward Design Model and explain its value/benefit in education
-Identify the “Need to Know” items at this midterm point
-Review the culminating project of this course: The Practical Teaching Experience (PTE) and discuss the big picture and the details
-Consider UDL implications for step #3 of Backward Design
-Locate PTE partners and collaborate using the Backward Design model and differentiation techniques to assess and build instructional plans (ideas) around a Common Core Standard
5 Minute Guru's
This app lets you order food and drinks without having to wait in any lines.
This website lets students write reviews and summaries about different books
Allows you to take pictures of math problems to see the steps of how to solve and the answers.
What You Need to Know for the Midterm
By October 13th
-Examples of pedagogies
-UDL (including the 3 brain networks, the 3 principles that go along with each and at least 2-3 examples of each principle)
-Bloom’s Taxonomy (each of the levels and what this means for instruction)
-Levels of Tech Implementation
-How Bloom and LoTi relate
-At least 5 different tech tools and ways you could use them in the classroom
-The difference between a constructivist approach and a behaviorist approach
-At least 5 different learning theories
-How to find Common Core Standards for your particular content area
-MTTS (and what are the standards)?
-Differentiated formative and summative assessments
Backward Design Model
There is a template for the lesson Plan as well as and example of a lesson.
Work in groups or individually. No more than 3 in each group.