Welcome to Adapting Project TIPS: Teaching Interdisciplinary Problem Solving through Educational Technology.

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<ul><li><p>Welcome to Adapting Project TIPS: </p><p>Teaching Interdisciplinary Problem Solving through Educational Technology</p></li><li><p>Please turn off your cell phones.</p></li><li><p>TIPS WasCreated by:Jim CarrollJoe Montecalvo</p></li><li><p>TIPS Is Our Vision for Transforming Teaching and Learning </p></li><li><p>Over 600 Bronx Secondary Teachers Implemented TIPS with thousands of students (20002005) under a $7M+ Grant </p></li><li><p> In April and May of 2012, Jim Carroll with assistance from Joe Montecalvo, Alex Angueira and other Shanker administrators wrote a successful NYSED Learning Technology Grant (LTG) </p></li><li><p>TIPS/LTG Staff: </p><p>Jim Carroll and Joe Montecalvo Staff Developers</p></li><li><p>Jean-Jacques Rousseau?John Dewey?Jean Piaget?Aristotle?CHARLES SCHULTZ</p></li><li><p>Facing the rear of the ship: </p></li><li><p>Facing our deck chairs toward the rear of the ship</p></li><li><p>Facing our deck chairs forward: </p></li><li><p>Facing our deck chairs forward: Transforming Teaching and Learning at </p><p>Albert Shanker School for Visual and Performing ArtsSt. Francis of Assisi</p></li><li><p>Our Vision for Transforming Teaching and Learning Students learn by constructing their own knowledge through The Public Policy Analyst (PPA)</p></li><li><p>Our Vision for Transforming Teaching and Learning Teachers serve as co-learners, mentors, coaches and resources to engage students to use technologies to solve problems, think critically and answer their own questions. </p></li><li><p>Our Vision for Transforming Teaching and Learning Curriculum is restructured to engage students in solving real-world problems embedded in your curricula that relate to state standards. In-depth knowledge, analysis and application of major concepts are emphasized. </p></li><li><p>Examples of Social Problems:ScienceGlobal Warming Natural Disasters</p><p>Diseases Acid Rain Pollution </p><p>Birth Defects Obesity Malnutrition</p><p>Energy Shortage Waste Management</p></li><li><p>Examples of Social Problems:Social Studies Poverty Racism Depression</p><p>Immigration Terrorism Wars</p><p>Shortage of Resources Civil Rights Quality Education</p></li><li><p>Examples of Social Problems:</p><p>Sources for ELA Problems</p><p> Short StoriesNovelsPlaysTerm Papers/Research</p></li><li><p>Our Vision for Transforming Teaching and Learning Classrooms have Internet connectivity and can collaborate on common problems. </p></li><li><p>Our Vision for Transforming Teaching and Learning Performance-based assessment of student products published on the world wide web; also, self-assessments and monitoring of progress toward improvement on state content standards. </p></li><li><p> After todays workshop</p><p>There will be one workshop</p><p>TBA</p></li><li><p> After todays workshop</p><p> You will be expected to develop a PowerPoint and WebQuest</p><p> Ongoing help from staff developers in developing your WebQuest by e-mail, listserv &amp; phone (toll free 888-443-4720)</p></li><li><p> How Will the TIPS/LTG Project Benefit You?</p></li><li><p> Any Questions?Jim Carroll, Ph.D. Syracuse Universityjcarroll@syr.eduhttp://www2.maxwell.syr.edu/plegal/ltgshanker2/ltg.html</p><p>888-443-4720 Jim or 888-440-5627 Joe</p></li><li><p>Keep Your Deck Chairs Facing Forward!!! </p><p>*****************************</p></li></ul>


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