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Engaging Students through Rigorous and Relevant Instruction

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  • Engaging Students through Rigorous and Relevant Instruction
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  • Jim Miles Senior Associate International Center for Leadership in Education [email protected]
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  • THINK of a number from 1 to 10 MULTIPLY that number by 9 If the number is a 2-digit number, ADD the digits together Now SUBTRACT 5
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  • DETERMINE which letter in the alphabet corresponds to the number you ended up with (example: 1=a, 2=b, 3=c,etc.) THINK of a country that starts with that letter REMEMBER the last letter of the name of that country
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  • THINK of the name of an animal that starts with that letter REMEMBER the last letter in the name of that animal THINK of the name of a fruit that starts with that letter
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  • Are you thinking of a Kangaroo in Denmark eating an Orange?
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  • Think Pair Share What makes a lesson rigorous and relevant for a student?
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  • ICLE Philosophy Relationships Relevance Rigor All Students
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  • Relationships + Relevance Make Rigor Possible
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  • 1 2 3 4 5 6 12345 A B D C Rigor/Relevance Framework Knowledge Application
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  • Assimilation of knowledge Acquisition of knowledge Thinking Continuum Level of challenge of the learning for the student
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  • Knowledge Taxonomy Awareness Level Recall specific information list, arrange, tell, identify, locate List the four functions of marketing Comprehension Level Understanding or interpretation of information define, explain, calculate, reword Explain how to take a patients pulse
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  • Knowledge Taxonomy Synthesis Level Combining knowledge to form a new idea. create, build, generate, reorganize Design a cell phone package that meets your needs and budget; how would the bacterial population respond genetically to quarantine procedures Evaluation Level Choosing an alternative in making a decision. decide, classify, judge, prioritize Given two cell phone plans justify which plan best meets your needs and budget; recommend policies for your school to prevent disease from spreading
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  • Knowledge Taxonomy Application level Applying knowledge and understanding to a new situation solve, operate, use, handle, apply Use Internet resources for a research paper on our trade deficit Analysis Level Separate a complex idea into its components categorize, simplify, examine, survey Compare the similarities and differences between Excel and Access applications
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  • Knowledge Taxonomy Verb List Page 8
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  • Rigor is Scaffolding thinking Planning for thinking Assessing thinking about content Recognizing the level of thinking students demonstrate Managing the teaching/ learning level for the desired thinking level Rigor is not More or harder worksheets AP or honors courses The higher level book in reading More work More homework
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  • RIGOR MEANS FRAMING LESSONS AT THE HIGH END OF THE KNOWLEDGE TAXONOMY KNOWLEDGE COMPREHENSION APPLICATION ANALYSIS SYNTHESIS EVALUATION
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  • Acquisition of knowledge Application of knowledge Action Continuum Relevance of learning to life and work
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  • Application Model Knowledge Learning Knowledge, Attitude, or Skills Learning how to use a calculator Apply in Discipline Using the knowledge, attitude, or skills within the course curriculum Using the calculator to determine the material costs of a storage shed
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  • Application Model Apply Across Disciplines Using the knowledge, attitude, or skills in all discipline curriculums Using the knowledge/skills learned in math class to solve a manufacturing problem Apply to Predictable Situations Use information to analyze and solve real world problems with predictable solutions Read a recipe, calculate the ingredients needed to triple the recipe
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  • Application Model Apply to Unpredictable Situations Using information to analyze and solve real problems with unknown solutions Plan the transportation and lodging for your familys vacation to Disney World Plan a luncheon for students being inducted into the Business National Honor Society and their parents
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  • A Relevant Lesson asks Students to: USE THEIR KNOWLEDGE TO TACKLE REAL-WORLD PROBLEMS THAT HAVE MORE THAN ONE SOLUTION
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  • Adding Relevancy to Any Learning Compare Learning to Students life Familys life Students community and friends Our world, nation, state World of work World of service World of business and commerce that we interact with Use Real World Examples Moral, ethical, political, cultural points of view and dilemmas Real world materials Internet resources Video and other media Scenarios, real life stories News - periodicals, media
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  • A Relevant Lesson answers: What am I Learning? Why am I learning it? How will I use it?
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  • Application Model 5 Application to real-world unpredictable situations 4 Application to real-world predictable situations 3 Application across disciplines 2 Application within discipline 1 Knowledge of one discipline course
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  • 1 2 3 4 5 6 12345 AB D C Rigor/Relevance Framework Knowledge Application Knows Understands
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  • RIGORRIGOR RELEVANCE A B D C Rigor/Relevance Framework Teacher Works Student Thinks Student Thinks and Works Student Works High Low Teacher/Student Roles
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  • Verbs by Quadrant A name label define select identify list recite locate record memorize B apply sequence demonstrate interview construct solve calculate dramatize interpret illustrate C analyze compare examine contrast differentiate explain dissect categorize classify diagram discriminate D evaluate formulate justify rate recommend infer prioritize revise predict argue conclude
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  • Product by Quadrant A definition worksheet list quiz test workbook true-false reproduction recitation B scrapbook summary interpretation collection annotation explanation solution demonstration outline C essay abstract blueprint inventory report plan chart investigation questionnaire classificatio n D evaluation newspaper estimation trial editorial play collage machine adaptation poem debate new game invention
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  • CAREER DEVELOPMENT Self-knowledge Who am I? Career exploration Where am I going? Career Plan How do I get there? INTEGRATED LEARNING What am I learning? Why am I learning it? How can I use it? UNIVERSAL FOUNDATION SKILLS (SCANS) What do I need to know? What skills are important for me knowledge application skills Questions students should be able to answer
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  • Which Quadrant ?? Why?? Calculate medical dosages for different weight children. Design a model bridge to carry a specific loads. Use word processing software to write a business letter requesting information. List safety procedures. Compare the similarities between 2 cameras. Analyze commercials for purpose and impact.
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  • Which Quadrant ?? Why?? Calculate medical dosages for different weight children. B Design a model bridge to carry a specific loads. D Use word processing software to write a business letter requesting information. B List safety procedures. A Compare the similarities between 2 cameras. C Analyze commercials for purpose and impact. C
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  • Select one activity and describe how you would make it a Quadrant D Activity. Calculate medical dosages for different weight children. Design a model bridge to carry a specific loads. Use word processing software to write a business letter requesting information. List safety procedures. Compare the similarities between 2 cameras. Analyze commercials for purpose and impact.
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  • Quadrant A Ask questions to recall facts, make observations or demonstrate understanding What is/are__? What did you observe__ ? What else can you tell me__? What does it mean__? Where did you find that__? Who is/was__? In what ways_? How would you define that in your own terms? What did/do you notice about this __? What did/do you feel/see/hear/smell __? What do you remember about _?
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  • Quadrant B Ask questions to apply or relate How would you do that? Where will use that knowledge? How does that relate to your experience? How can you demonstrate that? What observations relate__? Where would you locate that information? Calculate that for __? How would you illustrate that? Who could you interview? How would you collect that data? How do you know it works? Can you apply what you know to this real world problem? How do you make sure it is done correctly?
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  • Quadrant C Ask questions to summarize, analyze, organize, or evaluate How are these similar/different? How is this like___? What's another way we could say/explain/express that? What do you think are some reasons/causes that _____ ? Why did __ changes occur? How can you distinguish between__? What is a better solution to__? How would you defend your position about__? What changes to __ would you recommend? What evidence can you offer? How do you know? Which ones do you think belong together? What is the authors purpose?
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  • Quadrant D Ask questions to predict, design, create How would you design a __ to __? How would you compose a song about__? How would you rewrite the ending of the story? What would be different today, if that event occurred? Can you see a possible solution to__? How could you teach that to others? Which resources would you use to deal with__? How would you devise your own way to deal with__? What new and unusual uses would you create for__? Can you develop a proposal which would_? How would you do it differently?
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