Design & Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences & Assessments
Teachers design, develop, & evaluate authentic learning experiences & assessments incorporating contemporary tools & resources to maximize content learning in context & to develop the knowledge, skills, & attitudes identified in the NETS-S.
a. design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources to promote student learning & creativity.
b. develop technology-enriched learning environments that enable all students to pursue their individual curiosities & become active participants in setting their own educational goals, managing their own learning, & assessing their own progress.
c. customize & personalize learning activities to address students' diverse learning styles, working strategies, & abilities using digital tools & resources.
2a. I created this video to teach about the Age of Enlightenment. It works well as a tool for formative assessment & a model for student work.
2a. As part of a menu of options that I designed, one of my European history students wrote a song & created a music video about the causes & effects of the Crusades.
2a. As part of a menu of options that I created to encourage creativity & demonstrate conceptual understanding, two of my European history students wrote a song & created a music video about the building blocks of Absolutism.
2b. In the winter of 2013, I helped organize a "Week of Code" at BRMS. Students in all of my classes had opportunities to try the coding tutorials of their choice & to work at their own pace. I created this site to document outstanding student learning & engagement.
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d. provide students with multiple & varied formative & summative assessments aligned with content & technology standards & use resulting data to inform learning & teaching.