Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Module 10: Interdisciplinary Pathways in Stories
Discover language, emotional, and social information children provide in stories they share, including thinking errors that cause pain and misbehavior. Also, learn mental health indicators for referrals to interdisciplinary services.
SHIFTING TO PHENOMENA-BASED TEACHING & LEARNING In-personworkshops hosted by
St. Joseph Hill Academy, 850 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10305
Facilitator: Christopher Link, Educational Consultant
The phenomenon-based learning (PhBL) is a learner-centered instructional approach that is based on student inquiry and problem-solving. Teachers act as guides as learners explore and make sense of intriguing phenomena while using scientific practices in a social setting. By the end of the 4th session, teachers will have a fleshed-out plan for implementing PhBL in their classrooms.
Thursday, March 9, 2023, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Day 1: What is Phenomena-based Learning and how does it encourage Authentic Scientific-inquiry?
In this session, participants will explore the value of using PhBL to engage students in authentic scientific exploration and begin constructing their own Phenomenon-based learning unit.
Thursday, March 23, 2023, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Day 2: Backwards Design and Phenomena-based Learning
Teachers will analyze existing lesson plans and using a backwards design process, they will create an assessment plan and a sequence of possible student tasks based on a chosen phenomena.
CHAT & NETWORK EVENT Take a break and meet with colleagues to share ideas, problem-solve, and be part of a professional community of educational leaders.
Invited Guest: Dr. Darius Penikas, Principal Archbishop Molloy High School
Thursday, March 16, 2023, 10:00 - 11:00 AM Topic: Student Motivation and Expectations Gain a deeper insight into how to prepare students for life beyond high school and share ideas and strategies with Dr. Penikas and colleagues at this critical time of the year to enhance student preparedness in your own school.
*See the article on this topic in the February Fordham PDRC newsletter.
Monday, March 20, 2023, 9:15 AM - 10:30 AM Session 3: Using the Text Structure Strategy to Create Powerful Voice and Video Messages
Text structures are used to organize any text regardless of genre and they are fundamental in script writing and storyboarding. In this session, we will analyze a variety of texts and identify the signal words of each structure. We will then discuss how to implement the Text Structure Strategy (TSS) in the classroom to engage students in thinking, planning, and creating powerful messages for podcasts and videos.
Monday, March 20, 2023, 10:45 AM - 3:15 PM Session 3: Student Self-Actualization and Personal Expression through Video Production
Reginald Bennett Jr., is a music educator, singer, concert artist, and instructional strategist. During this professional development day, participants will learn and practice how to use assistive and adaptive technology as well as information and communication technology (ICT) to promote student agency, collaboration, and academic progress.