Literacy, the Common Core, and Technology: An Inquiry

Brief Agenda: 8 June 2012

Detailed Agenda:

9:00-9:30

Welcome and Introductions

  • Who’s in the room?
  • What are our experiences with tech & teaching?

9:30-10:00

Writing into the day

  • What do you hope to accomplish in terms of learning about literacy?
  • What do you hope to accomplish in terms of learning about the Common Core standards?
  • What do you hope to accomplish in terms of learning about using the iPad to support your teaching and your students’ learning?

Posting on Posterous

Sharing out

10:00-11:00

Reading, thinking, sharing

  • Jigsawing
  • Reading
  • Sharing

11:00-12:00

Tinkering, playing, making

  • Apps and purposes
  • Testing out possibilities
  • Making a digital story

12:00-1:00

Lunch

1:00-1:30

Sharing Digital Stories

Connecting to Common Core

1:30-2:30

Planning:

  • What goals do you have for next year?
  • What will you do between now & the end of the month to help you plan to meet your goals?
  • How can the inquiry group facilitate your work?

2:30-3:00

Next steps
Writing out of the day

Program participants (attendance reporting form):