HCDE Librarians Institute 2018

Welcome Hamilton County school librarians! Below you’ll find the materials from my two presentations on July 24th. If you have any questions or need additional information don’t hesitate to contact me.

Slide Deck from Middle / High Presentation

Slide Deck from Elementary Presentation

Blank Lesson Plan Template

Sample Completed Lesson Plan 

Sample Problem Based Learning Unit

Suggested Reading List:

Buy In and Collaboration:

Oade, A. (2010). Building Influence in the Workplace How to Gain and Retain Influence at Work. London: Palgrave Macmillan UK. (Available as an eBook through UTC’s catalog. Site visit required to download).

Young Entrepreneurs Council. Six Ways to Improve Collaboration (web article). Forbes.com  https://www.forbes.com/sites/theyec/2018/06/14/six-ways-to-improve-team-collaboration-and-enhance-productivity/#2d26bb932037

Thompson, L. Creative conspiracy : the new rules of breakthrough collaboration. Boston, Mass.: Harvard Business Review Press. 2014.

Critical Thinking Skills

The Habits of Mind Website:http://www.chsvt.org/wdp/Habits_of_Mind.pdf

A list of 16 problem solving, life related skills that are necessary to effectively operate in society and promote strategic reasoning, insightfulness, perseverance, creativity and craftsmanship.

Drapeau, Patti. Sparking Student Creativity: Practical Ways to Promote Innovative Thinking and Problem Solving. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 2014. P94-116. (Available via TEL Gale Cengage Virtual Reference Library).

Sen, Shukdeb, and Sen, Sulakshana. “Connective Learning Pedagogy Enhances Students’ Academic Performances by Infusing Critical Thinking and Problem- Solving skills”. European Scientific Journal. Vol 11 (no 10) 2015. pp . 1-9.

STEM Techniques

Brunsell, Eric and Michelle A. Fleming. Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms: The Surprising Power of Joy. Alexandria, VA: ASCD, 2014. (Available via TEL Gale Cengage Virtual Reference Library)

Developing 21st Century skills (Information Literacy) via STEMJobs.

Getting Started with Team Based Learning (Via the University of British Columbia Centre for Instructional Support). Handout that describes how to set up a Problem-Based Learning activity https://cdn.ymaws.com/teambasedlearning.site-ym.com/resource/resmgr/Docs/TBL-handout_February_2014_le.pdf

Lesson Planning:

Arizona State Guide to Writing Measurable Learning Outcomes

Silver, Harvey F., Strong, Richard W., and Perini, Matthew J. The Strategic Teacher Effective Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. Alexandria: ASCD, 2007. (Available via TEL Gale Cengage Virtual Reference Library).

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