ES Faculty Meeting

Date: Tuesday, 31 March 2009
Starting/ Ending Time: 2:15 - 3:15
Place: ES MPR
Facilitator/Timekeeper:
Recorder:
Purpose:
Understanding = U Informing = I
Recommending = R Deciding = D


Task

P
Guiding Question

Background/ Process

Person/Time
Survey
I
Where are you in your personal learning?
Please complete this very quick, 5 question, survey before our meeting

Teachers Rock!
I
What have you done lately that was successful in the classroom?
Think, Pair, Share, Group discussion initiated by this quote.


Tara
5 mins
Speed Geeking
U
What are some new strategies/techniques/tools you can use in your classroom?
All presentations will demonstrate at least one aspect of ISB's vision of the 21st Century Learner.

Grade level teams will split into 2 groups (to divide between each Speed Geeking rotation table: Speed Geeking Starting Points

Session leaders will discuss:
  • What was the impact on student learning?
  • What was easy?
  • What was challenging?

Circle One:
1. Chrissy: ePortfolios using VoiceThread
2. Siri: SmartBoards
3. EARCOS: Diane EAP blog
4. EARCOS: Peach
5. Susi: Class Wiki
6. Robin & Ali: Robin's Class Blog,Ali's Class Blog, (planning document, Podcasting Power)

Circle Two:
1. Brian: SmartFolios
2. EARCOS: Mary
3. Vince: GarageBand
4. Rebecca: Sprouting Seeds VoiceThread
5. James: Class Wiki
6. EARCOS: Jim
Kim
30 mins
Group Discussion
I
What sparked your interest today?
How did each session address one or more of the aspects of a 21st Century Learner?
Small group discussion & reflection in grade level teams at tables

Share back to big group about which sessions fit into one or more of the 3 aspects of a 21st century learner.
Jeff
10 mins
Everything is Awesome Video
U
How can we appreciate what we have?
Closing thoughts
Kim, Jeff, Tara
5 mins