TIPS: Teaching Interdisciplinary Problem Solving through Educational Technology: Professional Development Is CRITICAL - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – TIPS: Teaching Interdisciplinary Problem Solving through Educational Technology: Professional Development Is CRITICAL PowerPoint presentation | free to view - id: 5a37b2-M2I2Y



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

TIPS: Teaching Interdisciplinary Problem Solving through Educational Technology: Professional Development Is CRITICAL

Description:

Title: TECHNOLOGY is CRITICAL Author: plegal Last modified by: plegal Created Date: 5/29/1998 1:24:33 PM Document presentation format: On-screen Show – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:466
Avg rating:3.0/5.0

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: TIPS: Teaching Interdisciplinary Problem Solving through Educational Technology: Professional Development Is CRITICAL


1
  • TIPS Teaching Interdisciplinary Problem Solving
    through Educational Technology Professional
    Development Is CRITICAL

2
  • Welcome to TIPS
  • Created by
  • Jim Carroll
  • Joe Montecalvo

3
  • TIPS Staff
  • Jim Carroll, Co-Director
  • Ira Gelernter, Co-Director
  • Joe Montecalvo, Asst. Director
  • Kate OHara, Senior Staff Developer
  • Fred Fisher, Staff Developer
  • Art Fortin, Staff Developer
  • David Gelfand, Staff Developer
  • Norm Harris, Staff Developer

4
TIPS Based on Project LEGAL
  • USDE validation in 1982, 1992 1996

5
Project LEGAL
  • Has been implemented in thirty four states
  • Hungary, Croatia, and the US Virgin Islands

6
Project LEGAL
  • Since 1983, adoption schools in over 1500 school
    districts

7
Project LEGALs Validated Objectives
  • Significant student growth in knowledge and
    comprehension of the U.S. Legal/Judicial System.
  • Significant student growth in law-related
    problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

8
  • TIPS Is Our Vision for Transforming
  • Teaching and Learning

9
  • Our Vision for Transforming
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Students learn by constructing their own
    knowledge through the two TIPS models for problem
    solving The Public Policy Analyst and
    CompuLEGAL.

10
  • Our Vision for Transforming
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Teachers serve as co-learners, mentors, coaches
    and resources to engage students to use
    technologies to solve inter- disciplinary
    problems, think critically and answer their own
    questions.

11
  • Our Vision for Transforming
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Curriculum is restructured to engage students
    in solving real-world problems that relate to all
    content areas and state standards. In-depth
    knowledge, analysis and application of major
    concepts are emphasized.

12
  • Our Vision for Transforming
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Classrooms have Internet connectivity and can
    collaborate on common problems and bring in
    virtual experts through virtual reference desks
    (e.g., Ask-A-LEGAL Eagle).

13
  • Our Vision for Transforming
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Performance-based assessment of student
    products published on the World Wide Web also,
    self-assessments and monitoring of progress
    toward improvement on state content standards.

14
  • Our Vision for Transforming
  • Teaching and Learning
  • Our website contains numerous applications,
    links, collaborations, and virtual reference
    desks that support research, analysis, problem
    solving and communications, and these electronic
    resources will expand under TIPS.

15
  • TIPS Teaching Interdisciplinary Problem Solving
    through Educational Technology Professional
    Development Is CRITICAL

16
Professional Development Is CRITICAL
  • The CRITICAL objectives

17
Curriculum Restructuring
  • Assisting teachers to redesign their courses
    with a focus on interdisciplinary problems using
    TIPS models

18
Inservice Training
  • that will focus on the TIPS problem based
    learning models and on the use of WebQuests and
    PowerPoint to support the integration of
    technology into instruction

19
Integrating Computer Applications
  • The Public Policy Analyst
  • CompuLEGAL
  • Through sustained professional development
    after school workshops, listservs, toll free
    assistance

20
Samples of TIPSComputer Resources
  • Ask-A LEGAL Eagle
  • CompuLEGAL
  • The Public Policy Analyst (PPA)
  • CRITICAL Lessons

21
Learning Standards
  • Assisting students with achieving NYS/NYC
    content standards and new graduation requirements.

22
Technology Innovation Challenge Grant
  • 7 million over five years 1999--2004

23
Challenge Grant Funds
  • Teacher training
  • Release time and stipends

24
Teacher Training
  • 4-day workshop in August
  • 4 one-day workshops
  • School visits
  • Listservs
  • Online assessments
  • After school workshops

25
TIPS Problem Solving Models
  • CONLAW CompuLEGAL Ask-A-LEGAL Eagle
  • American History (grades 7,8,11,12)
  • Language Arts (any grade)
  • PPA The Public Policy Analyst
  • P.I.G. (grade 11,12)PPA
  • Global History (grade 9, 10) IPPA,GHPPA
  • American History AHPPA
  • Science (any grade) PPA
  • Language Arts (any grade) PPA

26
Challenge Grant Funds
  • Computers

27
Challenge Grant Funds
  • LCD projectors

28
Target Teachers
  • 106 teachers in year 1
  • 112 more in year 2 (218)
  • 111 more in year 3 (329)
  • 121 more in year 4 (450)
  • 122 more in year 5 (572)
  • 123 more in year 6 (695)

29
Target Students
  • Over 80,000 students in years one through three

30
In Closing
31
  • TIPS Is Our Vision for Transforming
  • Teaching and Learning

32
  • Please Make TIPS Your Vision for Transforming
  • Teaching and Learning
About PowerShow.com