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Personalized Learning in the K-2 Classroom With Hyperdocs!

Location: W180

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Participate and share : Interactive lecture

Sunday, June 24, 1:30–2:30 pm
Location: W180

Nadine Gilkison  
People's Choice winner. Learn how to create engaging digital lessons tailored to meet the needs of littles! We'll share integration models for whole group, small group and station settings. You'll gain access to numerous lessons and explore resources for your own creation.

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: iOS
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Early childhood/elementary
Grade level: PK-2
Subject area: Language arts, Math
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.
  • Use technology to create, adapt and personalize learning experiences that foster independent learning and accommodate learner differences and needs.
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
Related exhibitors: Google, Inc. , Seesaw , Flipgrid

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this session is to provide K-2 teachers with personalized instruction opportunities within their classrooms via hyperdocs.

By the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

1. Know what a hyperdoc is and their purpose in personalized instruction.
2. Know where to locate hyperdocs that have already been created. (Facebook group, Twitter, Google Plus)
3. Understand the breakdown of the K-2 template and how to integrate web tools like Flipgrid, Padlet, Seesaw within a hyperdoc.
4. Use the gradual release model to integrate hyperdocs within small groups, whole group and stations.
5. Curate and create their own hyperdocs based on their standards.


Personalized Learning in the K-2 Classroom with Hyperdocs:

1. What is a Hyperdoc? (5 min)
(Background, purpose of...)
2. Breakdown of the K-2 Hyperdoc Template (15 min)
(Discuss and audience explores options embedded within. Audience interaction with Quizizz, Flipgrid, Padlet)
3. Example Primary Hyperdocs/Where to find them (10 min)
(Created hyperdocs modeled for ELA/Math, attendees gets time allotted to explore locations mentioned to find Hyperdocs)
4. Primary Hyperdoc Integration in Action (15 min)
-Instructional gradual release model embedded
(Video clips shown of small group, whole group, stations. Q and A with attendees upon viewing)
5. Creation Exploration! (10 min)
Attendees get time to begin content curation process and ask questions as they work.
6. Wrap-up: (5 min)
Share/Reflect digitally via Padlet/Flipgrid/Twitter their take-aways from the session.

Supporting research

I have based my presentation on the Hyperdoc Handbook by Lisa Highfill, Sarah Landis and Kelly Hilton.

The Art of teaching with HyperDocs: Student Centered Lessons that Inspire Curiosity and Creativity:

About Hyperdocs:

I have also embedded the technology integration philosophies of Kristin Ziemke, author of Amplify and Connecting Comprehension and Technology.

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Nadine Gilkison, Franklin Township Schools

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