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21st Century Education: Helping Students Learn, Not Teaching Content

ACSI Hong Kong Nov.23
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Tim Heaton

on 6 April 2017

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Transcript of 21st Century Education: Helping Students Learn, Not Teaching Content

Future Road Signs
NOT covering the curriculum (a.k.a textbook)
Educator Dr.Harry Wong states: "Don't cover the material; uncover it"
Rationale for the Session Title
iGeneration
Higher-level Thinking?
Assessments to Match Understandings
Transfer from Simple to More Complex
How do we learn? (Neurological Research)
Brain Research

21st Century Christian Education:

Tim Heaton, Ph.D.
heatont@Cedarville.edu

Keep Aim
Knowledge
What is your teaching target?
Isolated to Conceptual
Simulation of Learning
Authentic, Performance Assessment (Hook)
Helping Student Learn, Not Teaching Content; Creativity in the Classroom with Purpose
Key is

Student Learning
Digital Natives:
Technology for collaboration & communication
Global Thinkers:
Global Perspectives (Big Ideas - Authentic)
Creative Problem Solvers
Critical Thinkers
Informational Literacy
Navigate information to make informed decisions
Empowerment:
Customize
Individualize
Perhaps you are a Digital Immigrant?
Are you teaching the same way you have been for the last 5, 10, 15+ years?
Shift from
TEACHER
-centered
to
STUDENT
-centered
Traditional
Single Path
Input - Output
Short-term to
Long-term Memory
Teacher-centered
aligns with:
Traditional
Direct Instruction
Positivistic
Post-positivistic Connectionism
(Stimulus-Response)
Behaviorism
Information Processing
Reformed
Learner-centered
Constructivist
Interpretivistic Cognitivistic
Student-centered
aligns with:
Role of the Teacher
Teacher-centered
or
Student-centered
Role of the Learner
Curriculum & Assessments
Classroom Environment
Outdated
Current
Experiential
Multiple Path (Network)
Constructing Meaning
Working Memory from
Long-term Memory
Solve 3/8 divided by 1/4
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/category_g_3_t_1.html
Essential/Big Ideas
Conceptual
Transferability
High-level Thinking
Apprehension
Long Retention
Facts
Memorization
Algorithms
Low-level Thinking
Comprehension
Short Retention
Understanding
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
What is this word?
A
D
G
B
C
E
H
F
I
What is this word?
Isolated Knowledge to Conceptual Understanding
Simple
Complex
Informal Checks
Observations
Selected-response Quiz/Test
(True/False, Multiple Choice, Matching)
Academic Prompt
Portfolio
Long-term Project
Authentic Task
Performance Task
Constructed Response Quiz/Test
(Fill in the blank, Short Answer, Essay)
Are you assessing knowledge or understanding?
GRASPS Model
Overall Thoughts
Reflections
Non-Academic Content
Academic Content
Did you like it?
Was it fun?
Would it motivate students?
Other comments
What 21st Century Skills (non-academic skills/processes) was used in order to accomplish this activity/task?
What could you teach after doing this hook activity/task?
What would you do next?
Break into grade level/subject groups
to create a GRASPS Model lesson/unit.
Questions/Comments

heatont@cedarville.edu
@heatont
prezi.com/u0xgpqprcpcz
Example of teaching knowledge NOT Understanding

What does
it mean to
teach in the
21st century?

Please access the GRASPS resouces off of this website:
http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/1764386#
Please access the GRASPS resouces off of this website:

http://www.livebinders.com/play/play/1764386#
Creativity is not Entertainment
But must have an educational purpose
21st Century Learners: Creativity in all areas except school. Innovation all around except school
http://www.PBS.org/news hour/bb/teachers-tap-brain-science-boost-learning/

President Paul Dixon several years ago in an informal meeting with some faculty member said: " I talk to a lot of business and professional people across the country." All these just love our Cedarville graduates, their loyalty, their integrity, their moral stand and other great character qualities. However, they never have any new ideas".
Creative/Critical Thinking
Brainstorming
GOAL
Provide a statement of the task.
Establish the goal, problem, challenge, or obstacle in the task.
ROLE
Define the role of the students in the task.
State the job of the students for the task.
AUDIENCE
Identify the target audience within the context of the scenario.
Example audiences might include a client or committee.
SITUATION
Set the context of the scenario.
Explain the situation.
PRODUCT
Clarify what the students will create and why they will create it.
STANDARDS and CRITERIA [INDICATORS]
Provide students with a clear picture of success.
Identify specific standards for success.
Issue rubrics to the students or develop them with the students.
Performance Assessment: GRASPS
When constructing performance assessment tasks, it helps to use the acronym GRASPS:
G Real-world Goal

R Real-world Role

A Real-world Audience

S Real-world Situation

P Real-world Products or Performances

S Standards

Creative Teaching in Mathematics
Creative Activities in Social Studies and Science
Foreign Language Ideas

Lecture Method, the Brain and Revamping with Creativity
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