Professor, Educational Leadership; Founding Director, CASTLE
CASTLE is the only university center in the USA focused on leadership, technology, innovation, and deeper learning.
Scott's bio: http://dangerouslyirrelevant.org/bio
Schools around the globe are using the 4 Shifts discussion protocol to push their pedagogy to new levels. We will (re)design lessons together for deeper learning, greater student agency, more authentic work and rich technology infusion. We will use actual lesson plans and video exemplars in this active session.
Grade level: PK-12
Skill level: Beginner
Purpose & objective
In this session we will utilize a detailed discussion protocol that provides concrete, specific 'look fors' and 'think abouts' that help educators move lessons toward deeper learning, greater student agency, more authentic work, and rich technology infusion. The 4 Shifts Protocol is being used by schools around the world to help them translate 21st century learning initiatives into day-to-day classroom practice.
10 to 20 minutes - Introduction to the challenge (interactive whole group) 70 to 130 minutes (depending on session format) - redesigning lessons and units together using the protocol - this is active, hands-on, small group work and will include numerous opportunities to ask question, apply to local practice, etc. 20 to 30 minutes - Tips, strategies, and suggestions (interactive whole group)
Lots of networking and interaction opportunities throughout, plus breaks!