Digital Libraries Go To School
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DESCRIPTIONDigital Libraries Go To School. USU UCAR SUNY-Cortland. Goals. 1. help teachers learn to use NSDL resources in ways that meaningfully affect their practice in STEM - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Digital Libraries Go To SchoolUSUUCARSUNY-Cortland
Goals1. help teachers learn to use NSDL resources in ways that meaningfully affect their practice in STEM2. help teachers effectively increase a) technology integration and b) STEM content knowledge by engaging in sustained use of NSDL resources
Objectives (Table 1)1. Design and implement a teacher development model2. Design and implement a STEM content development model3. Contribute teacher-designed learning activities to NSDL4. Use evaluation and research to measure impact on teaching
Objectives 1 & 2Develop PD model and workshops, focusing on mechanics and designUse PBLUse the Instructional ArchitectDevelop support networks
Objective 3Contribute teacher-created content to the NSDLReview Committee will develop rubric for quality assessment, and core alignmentDevelop metadata for quality and pedagogy
Objective 4 - Evaluation (Table 3)
1&2: Teacher and content development model
What variables influence use and perceived utility of the program?
How are teachers using online resources?
What kinds of artifacts are workshop participants creating?
How are the teacher and content development models working (pedagogy and content)?
3: Contribution of content to NSDL
What is the quality of rubric?
How easy is it to apply to the evaluation of teacher projects?
Does the program result in increased technology integration?
Does the program have impact on content knowledge?
Work Plan (Table 2)Pilot teacher/STEM content development workshops with in-service teachers (Fig 2)Support in-service teachers' use of STEM content in classrooms (Fig 2)Pilot adapted curriculum with SUNY-Cortland and USU pre-service teachers (Fig 2)Review teacher created resources
Project Leadership Responsibilities (Figure 5)Mimi Recker, Andy Walker, Kaye Howe, Sarah Giersch, Susan Van Gundy, Rena Janke, grad studentsRC: Kim Lightle, Jim Dorward, Kaye Howe, Ed Caffarella, Jim Dorward, Wes Shumar, Julie HerronKim Lawless (external evaluator)IRB
3-year budget: $361,144