March 9, 2010

Essential Question: What is student engagement in a connected age?

Goals:

1. Pilot test focus group questions
2. Clarify data collection procedures.
3. Examine current work in AISI through the lens of student engagement.
4. Answer your questions.

March Agenda:

March PowerPoint:

Our Day:

9:00 - 9:30 - Welcome and Catching up

Post Questions Wall Wisher


9:30 - 10:30 - Focus Group Process - Modelling (Teacher Questions)

10:30 - 11:45 - Pilot Testing Focus Group Questions
1. Find your group and room location
2. Get envelope of instructions from Lissa
3. Return to Board Room at 11:45
4. Need help? Chatzy: http://www.chatzy.com/361650051685

  • Password: green


11:45 - 12:15 - Data Analysis
1. Analyze the data you have collected

12:15 - 1:00 - LUNCH

1:00 - 1:30 - Experiencing Engagement

1:30 - 2:30 - Defining Engagement
1. Find your group and location.
2. Use discussion forum below to answer the questions.
  • Your goal is to create criteria for each of the 3 questions.
  • You will be using this criteria later this afternoon to a
  • Resources for you to use have been included in the table below.

Discussion Form - What is an Engaged Learner?

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Resources

Articles
Videos
Other
Schlechty Center on Engagement – 5 Levels of Engagement
Sir Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?
Wikipedia

21st Century Skills: How do we get there?
Student Engagement – 1:1 Alberta

Partnership for 21st Century Skills: Teaching 21st Century Learners
Student Engagement Strategies
Ten Steps to Better Student Engagement
The Way Things Are, The Way Things Should Be-

Managing the Learning Environment: Strategies for Increasing Student Engagement
Esther Wojcicki: Student Engagement is Key

26 Keys to Student Engagement
Nina Zolt: Students Just Want to Create and Collaborate

Relationships Matter: Linking Teacher Support to Student Engagement and Achievement



2:30 - 3:00 - Board Room - Self Assessment progress on AISI project this year
3:00 - 3:15 - Wrap Up