Connecting our effort and achievement:
http://learnoutloud.edublogs.org/2013/11/04/doing-more-or-doing-some-things-differently/



Less Is More
More Is More
Teachers
  • lecturing/direct delivery of content
  • writing
  • posing questions
  • time
  • talking
  • direct instruction
  • traditional methods and content
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  • guiding student development as learners, thinkers, do-ers, not just consumers
  • insight into student thinking & understanding (including misconceptions)
  • insight into student learning styles
  • formative assessment
  • quantitative data
  • qualitative data
  • administrative work
  • reconsidering work flow
  • higher level questioning
  • goal setting
  • tweaking traditional assessment efforts
  • technology for learning beyond classroom
  • opportunities for learning
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Students
  • responding to teacher-generated questions
  • acting on step-by-step directions
  • learning from 1-2 sources and media
  • seat work
  • busy work
  • rote memorization
  • relying on teacher for answers
  • traditional homework
  • teacher driven activities
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  • create/pose questions
  • respond to peer questions/posts
  • discuss, explain, defend concepts, ideas, strategies, connections, content
  • inquiry, exploration & discovery of content-related material
  • independent learning
  • taking notes from multiple media sources (audio, video, images, graphs, etc.)
  • responsibility for learning
  • connecting topics to real world
  • thinking!
  • engagement
  • excitement
  • peer feedback
  • sharing learning
  • creating tutorials
  • exploring
  • reflecting
  • collaboration
  • peer teaching
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