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Shake It Up! Engage Student Voice Through Choice Boards

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Explore and create : Playground

This is presentation 3 of 3, at station "MIE Playground Station 2" within the playground "Student Choice and Voice Navigating Our Roadmap to the Future"; scroll down to see more details.

Other presentations in this group:

Lisa Bray  
Julie Hembree  
Jennifer Marshall  
Jennifer Marshall  

Engaging students with activities that are meaningful, relevant and driven by their interests gives students voice and choice in their learning. Learn how using choice boards can empower students with autonomy and choice in their learning. Let your student shake up their educational roadmap!

Audience: Library media specialists, Teachers, Curriculum/district specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Topic: Student agency, choice & voice
Grade level: 3-5
Subject area: Language arts, Social studies
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
Facilitator
  • Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.
Collaborator
  • Use collaborative tools to expand students' authentic, real-world learning experiences by engaging virtually with experts, teams and students, locally and globally.
For Students:
Empowered Learner
  • Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Purpose: To provide strategies and techniques for educators to transform practice that empower student voice as well as choice in the learning journey

Objectives:
Participants will learn how to use choice boards to empower students.
What are choice boards?
How do they fit ISTE standards?
How do they help student agency?
How do they engage students?
How do they demonstrate learning?

Success Criteria:
Participants will be able to share with others why it is important to provide students with choice.
Participants will be able to leave with an idea of how to engage students so that they can demonstrate and take ownership of their learning.

Outline

The Why?
(5 min)
· Research and rationale why it is important to create learning environments for students to take ownership of their learning

. Information on student choice and ownership (John Hattie)

The How?
(15 min)
Stage 1 - The hook
Stage 2- The learning of how to provide choices
Stage 3 - Follow-up and reflection

Supporting research

NWEA research results - Student ownership of learning is maximized where Students feel a sense of Agency and Choice. https://districtadministration.com/how-goal-setting-can-give-students-an-edge-even-in-pandemic/

Howard Gardner - Theory of Multiple Intelligences
https://thealternativehypothesis.org/index.php/2016/04/15/multiple-intelligences-emotional-intelligence-creativity-and-g/

John Hattie
https://inservice.ascd.org/deepening-student-voice-and-empowerment/

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Presenters

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Lisa Bray, NCCE

Lisa Bray, has fifteen years in education and currently is supporting the largest school district in Idaho as a Regional Digital Integration Specialist. Lisa supports administrators and educators with the systematic implementation of technology to increase workflow efficiency, collaboration, and student learning outcomes with her team. Lisa is an MIE Expert, MIE Master Trainer, MIE Fellow and a Professional Learning Specialist for NCCE

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Julie Hembree, NCCE

Julie Hembree is a Teacher-Librarian for the Issaquah School District in Issaquah, WA. She is passionate about using technology as transformative tools to help students become change agents in literacy and global citizenship. Julie has over 30 years in K-12 public education as a teacher, reading specialist, librarian and school technology lead. She is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert as well as an NCCE Professional Learning Specialist. Julie was co-awarded the ISTE Professional Learning Literacy Network Award in 2018. In her spare time, Julie loves traveling and walking beaches around the world searching for sea glass.

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Jennifer Marshall, West Ada School District
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Jennifer Marshall, West Ada School District

Jennifer Marshall, M.Ed., has seventeen years of experience in education, currently serving the largest school district in Idaho as a Regional Digital Integration Specialist. Jen works with her team to support administrators and educators with the systematic implementation of technology to increase workflow efficiency, collaboration, and student learning outcomes. Jen is an MIE Expert, MIE Master Trainer, and a Professional Learning Specialist for NCCE.

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