The Digitally-Authentic Learning Classroom
Participate and share : Interactive lecture
Sunday, June 23, 2:30–3:30 pm
Location: Ballroom B: Level 3 (access from escalators in Registration area in Grand Hall on Level 2)
Steven Anderson Shaelynn Farnsworth
When we combine the ubiquitous use of technology and the near constant access to all known knowledge the classroom environment must change. Authentic-Based Learning Environments emphasize learning that has students identify and solve real-world problems. Join us to examine what Authentic-Based Classrooms with technology truly look like.
|Audience:||Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||None. All applications are cloud-based and will not require participant login or download.|
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Instructional design and delivery|
|ISTE Standards:||For Coaches:
Teaching, Learning and Assessments
Through a series of collaborative conversations and hands-on tasks, participants will:
-Define "authentic-based learning" in the context of a digitally capable classroom.
-Examine research on authentic learning and how research-based instruction can support an authentic-based learning environment.
-Collaborate to understand the 10 characteristics of an authentic-based learning environment.
-Reflect on their current learning environment and develop a plan to make one change.
Welcome and Overview (5 mins)
Let's Define "Authentic-Learning" (10 mins-Peer-to-Peer Collaboration)
Yeah, But What Does The Research Actually Say? (10 mins-Collaborative talk, Padlet reflection)
What Are The 10 Characteristics of An Authentic-Based Learning Classroom? (35 mins-Immersion in learning environment through the use of example, real-world, classroom tasks, peer-to-peer discussion, collaborative reflection through various example apps (e.g. Padlet, Nearpod, Plickers)
Wrap-Up (5 mins)
-10 Characteristics Of An Authentic-Based Learning Classroom-http://blog.web20classroom.org/2017/02/10-characteristics-of-authentic-based.html
-Authentic Learning in the Digital Age: Engaging Students Through Inquiry (ASCD, 2014)
-Authentic Learning: Real-World Experiences That Build 21st-Century Skills (Prufrock Press, 2018)
-Authentic Learning Through Advances in Technologies (Springer, 2018)
-Visible Learning For Teachers (ASCD, 2012)
Steven W. Anderson is a learner, blogger, speaker, Digital Learning and Relationship Evangelist, author and Dad. As a former teacher and Director of Instructional Technology, and best known as @web20classroom, he is highly sought after for his expertise in educational technology integration, implementation efficacy, and building leadership capacity along with helping schools be better communicators. Steven presents at conference worldwide and is also responsible for creating #edchat, the most popular educational hashtag on Twitter. He is an ASCD Emerging Leader, Microsoft Hero of Education, Top 50 #Edtech Innovator and one of the top educational influencers on Twitter.
Shaelynn Farnsworth is a leader in the convergence between literacy and technology. She redefined her classroom using contemporary modes to amplify student voice and connect them with a global audience. She has worked at the state and regional level in Iowa; primarily focusing on school improvement, literacy, and technology. Shaelynn is the ELA Community Manager and Professional Learning Associate at Open Up Resources, a non-profit focused on OER to increase equity in education by making excellent, top-rated curricula freely available to districts. She is a Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator, Google Certified Innovator, and Apple Educator.