Relevance in the Revolutionized School

Location: Room 302BC

Listen and learn

[Listen and learn : Panel]

Tuesday, June 27, 4:45–5:45 pm
Location: Room 302BC

Dr. L. Robert Furman   Keith Reeves  
Discuss and debate the relevance of some of the more "traditional" subjects and course of studies with The Seditionists from the hit YouTube channel. We'll discuss teaching handwriting in schools, doing away with spelling tests and other hot topics.

Skill level: Intermediate
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: PC, Chromebook, Mac
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: It would be wise to review some of the Seditionist videos so the debate/discussion can start off with some previous knowledge about the issue.
https://www.youtube.com/user/DrRFurman
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Personalized learning
ISTE Standards: Teachers : Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity
Administrators : Digital age learning culture
Students : Empowered learner
Additional detail: ISTE author presentation

Digital tote resources

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will be provided with a platform to discuss the future of education and what that might mean to their more traditional subjects and lessons.
The debate style of this presentation will give the audience an opportunity to mold and shape the presentation in a way that best suits their concerns.
Participants will have an opportunity to hear the latest research on curricular relevance on such topics as: handwriting, spelling, typing, fact memorization, general communication and more

Outline

The presentation will start with an example of the industrial revolution style of teaching with a brief explanation of its roots and needed demise.
The topics will be shared one at a time and the audience being given opportunities to ask questions, debate comments and discuss their agreement or disagreement with the Seditionists positions.

Supporting research

1.https://www.youtube.com/user/DrRFurman
2.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dp-6cRf3uA8
3. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rob-furman/the-great-handwriting-deb_b_3237152.html?
4. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/raising-readers-writers-and-spellers/201103/fad-fails-our-children-no-more-spelling-tests
5. http://www.eonline.com/news/481596/cursive-handwriting-will-no-longer-be-taught-in-schools-because-it-s-a-big-old-waste-of-time

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Presenters

Dr. L. Robert Furman, South Park School District

Keith Reeves, Discovery Elementary School

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San Antonio

June 25-28, 2017

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