Although we are 13 years into the 21st century, many classrooms still do not reflect ideals and pedagogy defined in the P21 Framework. This session will address creating a contemporary classroom culture and redefining the lesson plan to engage students and prepare them for the demands of college and career. Come prepared to share your most innovative instructional strategies.





Agenda

Time

Activities

Learning Target
15 minutes ....................
Welcome and Overview .....................................
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Access the website where today's materials are housed.
  • Meet the presenters.
1 hour
Classroom Culture is the Key
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Explore the 5 Rs necessary to create a positive classroom culture
  • Describe the culture of the 21st century classroom
  • View examples of classrooms with an established positive culture
  • Share how I am developing a culture conducive to 21st century learning in my own classroom
1 hour
Activating and Accessing Prior Knowledge
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Understand the importance of activating prior knowledge
  • Explore strategies for activating prior knowledge
1 hour
Teacher Input
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Explore teaching strategies for teacher input that do not involve lecture
  • Work with a group to design a sample lesson
1 hour
Student Engagement
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Reflect on the keys to student engagement
  • Explore instructional strategies and web 2.0 tools to foster student engagement
  • Share strategies and tools for fostering student engagement
30 minutes
Assessing Student Understanding
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Understand the difference beween formative and summative assessment
  • Explore assessment strategies
30 minutes
Next Steps
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Summarize what I learned today
  • Decide what my next steps in using this training are
10 minutes
Survey and Reflection
In this part of the session, I can:
  • Provide feedback to the presenters.

“The resources provided during the course of this NCDPI training have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing resources available, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these resources are the exclusive resources for the purposes outlined during this training."