Friday, April 25, 2008

Sample LoTi 3 Social Studies Lesson

Students will work in teams representing campaign strategists for the 2008 Presidential Election and devise an action plan strategy to get their candidate elected into the Oval Office. Remember, it only requires 270 Electoral Votes!. Each campaign team's action plan must include the following deliverables:

* An Executive Summary outlining the broad strategy to win the White House for their political party including an Electoral College Map projection
* An identification of the major issues that will likely be discussed and debated during the 2008 Presidential Election based on current trends.
* An Action Plan outline for "one" target state - Download Action Plan Template
* Final multimedia presentation to share goal, objectives, and action plan for the "one" target state

LoTi Mentor Certification Day 3 - Afton, WY - April 25, 2008

Good Morning and welcome to Day 3 of our LoTi Mentor Certification Institute. Provided below is today's agenda.

LoTi Mentor Submission Date/Process
H.E.A.T. Walkthrough - High School
Professional Development Case Study
Certification Task #4 Revisited
Focus Strategies & Engaging Questions
EBAM & Certification Task #5
LoTi Project Schools
Certification Task #8
5 C’s of Instructional Leadership

Have a great day!



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Thursday, April 24, 2008

LoTi Mentor Certification Day 2 - Afton, WY - April 24, 2008

Greetings and welcome to Day 2 of the LoTi Mentor Certification Institute. Provided below is today's agenda.

LoTi Mentor Certification
Certification Tasks #1 & #3
21st Century Learning
LoTi Sniff Test - Review
Certification Task #2
LoTi 3 Case Study - High School Social Studies
LoTi 3 Case Study - Middle School Mathematics
LoTi 3 Case Study - Elementary Mathematics
Certification Task #4
H.E.A.T. Classroom Walkthroughs
Professional Development Intervention: Case Study

Please leave a comment about any questions from yesterday's program or today's agenda.

May the LoTi Be With You!


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Wednesday, April 23, 2008

LoTi Mentor Certification Day 1 - Afton, WY - April 23, 2008

Today, we will begin Day 1 of the LoTi Mentor Certification Institute in Afton, Wyoming. The agenda will consist of the following events:

Issues with Technology Use
Extreme 21st Century Makeover
Think about Thinking
LoTi Framework
LoTi Classroom Observations
LoTi Mentor Certification
Certification Task #1
Lesson Plan Analysis
Certification Task #3

Let me know of any concerns or questions you have with the agenda or the institute itself. Your comments are greatly appreciated. By the way, check out some of the links below:

21st Century Resources:
LoTi Connection
Partnership for the 21st Century
enGauge 21st Century Skills
Questioning Toolbox
LoTi Schools Bookmarks
LoTi Lounge