Future Ready Learning Experience

2014-15 ESC11 Cadre - Day 2

Today's Agenda


Why are We Here?

Turning Up the H.E.A.T.

Welcome to our Learning Community

The Future Ready Learning Experience is a Blended Learning professional development.

Our online Home Base will be Edmodo.

Please set up a TEACHER account if you do not have one already.

--Instructions for Setting Up at Teacher Account

Join our Group.

--Instructions for Joining our Group. Our Group Code is ckypnw

Join us for #Gueri11aEd

Join us Thursday evenings from 8:30 - 9:00 for our twitter chat at the hashtag #Gueri11aEd.

We hope you will join us in our mission to "Challenge the tyranny of standarized instruction with Radical and Relevant Learning Experiences."


Four Photo Story

Gather 4 photos that represent YOU.
(Save them in one folder or in your camera roll on your device.)

They could be show us:

  • your family
  • your subject area
  • your "other duties as assigned"
  • why you teach
  • your passion

At least one of your photos must be a picture of a Play Dough creation.

Use your pictures to create a Collage.

Photovisi works on iPads and laptops.

Click HERE for a Photovisi tutorial.

Future Ready Dates

Foundations Workshops

ALL FRLE participants are register to attend ALL.

  • October 23, 2014
  • January 14, 2014
  • February 25, 2014


(Register for 1 strand)

Password is FR1415 (FR must be in caps.)

A. Flipping for Learning

  • November 13, 2014 (face-to-face)
  • December 4, 2014 (online)

B. Crafting a Quality Project: Future Ready PBL

  • October 30, 2014 (face-to-face)
  • November 20, 2014 (online)

C. The Perfect Blend: Classroom-Proven Practices for Blended Learning

  • November 4, 2014 (face-to-face)
  • November 18, 2014 (online)

Online PLC

(Attend 2)

4:30 - 5:30 on

  • October 27
  • November 10
  • December 8
  • Monthly in the Spring

Click HERE for more information.


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What is YOUR Vision?

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Learn More about Higher Order Thinking

Choose 1 of the HOTS topics to explore and discuss in Edmodo:

  • Creating Non-Linguistic Representations
  • Encouraging Innovation
  • Questioning Strategies

Take a few minutes to look over the resources, and then add notes and replies. Your notes should:

--Point out something from the resources that you might use in your class. (Explain how you would use it.)

--Ask a question about something from the resources.


A Collaboration Activity

A. Form a group. Assign one person from your group to go to each of the follow locations when instructed:

  • Library
  • School
  • Home
  • Starbucks

B. Make a plan for Collaboration. (You might want to talk about a tool you've used today that would help you collaborate if you were in different locations.)

C. Watch Edmodo for your Assignment.

Turning Up the H.E.A.T. on the Collaboration Activity

Now, turn up the H.E.A.T. on your own Lesson

Look over both of your lessons, and rate each for H.E.A.T.

Choose 1 of your lessons to focus on, to "turn up the H.E.A.T."

HEAT Planning Form (download to edit)