Tuesday, February 24, 2009

LoTi Leadership Symposium - HISD

Provided below is agenda for the LoTi Leadership Symposium.

• Student Involvement vs Student Engagement
• 212 Degree Teaching
• H.E.A.T.
H.E.A.T. Rubric
LoTi Framework
• LoTi Implementation
- Assess
- Plan
- Implement
- Sustain
• 5 C’s of Instructional Leadership
• LoTi Next Steps

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

Chris Moersch
LoTi Executive Director

Important Links:
LoTi Connection
LoTi Classroom - online learning
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LoTi Lounge
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Video Samples - Early Childhood Level
Early Childhood - Lifelong Learning
Early Childhood: Science - Worms
Early Childhood: Math - Counting
Early Childhood: Social Studies - Community
Early Childhood: Science: - Zoo Trip
Early Childhood: Science: - Exploring Balls and Ramps

Video Samples - Elementary School Level
Elementary Math: Fractions
Elementary Science: Food Chains
Elementary Science: Ecology
Elementary Science: Space Day Design Challenge
Elementary Science/Math/Language Arts: Weather
Elementary Science: Electricity
Elementary Math: Tessellations
Elementary Science: Weather
Elementary Science: Maui's Coral Reefs-Echinoderms
Elementary Science: Stopping Distances
Elementary Science: Monarch Butterflies
Elementary Science: Solar System
Elementary Science: Ecosystems
Elementary PE: Pulse Rates
Elementary Math: Luxury Hotel
Elementary Science: Hermit Crabs
Elementary Science: Iron Oxide Experiment

Video Samples - Middle School Level
Middle School Math: Stock Market
Middle School Math: Archimedes Spiral
Middle School Language Arts: Literature Review - Tuck Everlasting
Middle School Science: Properties of Matter
Middle School Science: Air Pressure
Middle School Science: Elements Commercial
Middle School Science: Science Journals

Video Samples - High School Level
High School Technology Elective: Video Editing
High School Math: Pythagorean Theorem
High School Math: Geometry in the Real World
High School English: MacBeth
High School Social Studies: Theodore Roosevelt and Progressivism
High School Physics: Projectiles
High School Science: Starry Night Simulation

Additional Resources:
21st Century Learning Revisited
HEAT Observation Form
LoTi Sniff Test
LoTi Framework
Next Steps Action Plan Sample

As requested, I have included the citations from "Current Research" from last week's program.

A. Technology use coupled with effective instructional strategies can improve student achievement.

Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology (CARET)
LoTi Connection
The George Lucas Educational Foundation
eMints National Center

B. Technology increases the complexity of the tasks that students can perform successfully, raises student motivation, and leads to changes in classroom roles and organization.

Baker, E. L., Gearhart, M., & Herman, J. L. (1994). Evaluating the Apple classrooms of tomorrow. In E. L. Baker H. F. O'Neil, Jr. (Eds.), Technology assessment in education and training (pp. 173-197). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.

Dwyer, D. C., Ringstaff, C., & Sandholtz, J. (1990). The evolution of teachers' instructional beliefs and practices in high-access-to-technology classrooms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Boston.

Means, B., Blando, J., Olson, K., Middleton, T., Morocco, C.C., Remz, A.R., & Zorfass, J. (1993, September). Using technology to support education reform. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education.

C. Technology can enhance both what and how children learn when used in conjunction with: (1) active engagement, (2) participation in groups, (3) frequent interaction and feedback, and (4) connections to real-world contexts.

Roschelle, J.M. Pea, R.D., Hoadley, C.M., Gordin, D.N. and Means, B.M. (2000). Changing how and what children learn in school with computer-based technologies. The Future of Children, 10:2, 76-101

Papanastasiou, E., Zemblyas, M., & Vrasidas, C. (2003). Can computer use hurt science achievement? Journal of Science Education and Technology, 12 (3), 325-332.