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Session 1 - Building Blocks of Instructional Design
July 20 - (Wed)
Building Blocks of Lesson Planning - Objectives, Assessment, Bloom's Taxonomy, Components of a Lesson Plan,
Four Instructional Models: Direct, Text-Based, Collaborative Learning, Inquiry
  • Notetaker: Katherine, Brandy, Kayla
  • Closure:


Session 2 - Core Practices 1 (setting the stage; giving clear directions; checking for understanding)
Instructional Approach: Direct Instruction

July 21 - (Thur)

(Language program)
  • Review:
  • Notetaker:
  • Closure:

Due:

Session 3 - Core Practices 2 (questioning; eliciting Widespread Participation)
Teaching Demos - Setting the Stage & Teach One Concept
Instructional Approach: Inquiry-Based

July 25 - (Mon)
Inquiry-Based Instruction
Teaching Enactment - Questioning; Eliciting Widespread Participation
  • Review:
  • Notetaker:
  • Closure:

Due:
  • Lesson Plan #1 (Direct Instruction) (Upload to Blackboard)
  • Teaching Demo #1(10 min) - Demonstrate a portion of your DI lesson - setting the stage and teaching one concept
  • P.E.T. - Inquiry-based Instruction (BB)


Session 4 - Core Practices 3 (basic classroom leadership - capturing student attention; dealing with distractions)
Instructional Approach: Cooperative Learning

July 26 - (Tue) - Language Program
  • Review:
  • Notetaker:
  • Closure;
Due:



Session 5 - 30-Minute Teaching Demos
Instructional Approach: Differentiation

July 27 - (Wed)
  • Review:
  • Notetaker:
  • Closure:

Due:
  • Lesson Plan #2 (Your choice: cooperative learning or inquiry)
  • 30-Minute Teaching Demo (half the class)
  • P.E.T. - Differentiation (those who teach on Thur, BB)




Session 6 - 30-Minute Teaching Demos
July 28 (Thur) Language Program** (Field Orientation?)

  • Review:
  • Notetaker:
  • Closure:

Due:

August 1 -
Due:
  • Written reflections on video and revised lesson plans due (BB)