PLC GUIDING QUESTIONS
1. What is it we want our students to learn?
2. How will we know if each student has learned it?
3. How will we respond when some students do not learn it?
4. How can we extend and enrich the learning for students who have demonstrated proficiency?
Objective: TTW understand how Shmoop can be mined and used for offline, classroom use.
I can log into Shmoop
I can find ShmoopTube
I can find Teaching Guides
I can make a class, get code for students, and assign work.
I can implement 1 resource from Shmoop into my classroom.
Shmoop is divided into 4 major sections:
Activity one--Shmoop Tube
Blend your classroom with a video for bellwork. (Let them hear the material from someone other than you!)
BELLWORK: WATCH THIS VIDEO AND WRITE DOWN (OR TEXT IN TO POLLEVERYWHERE OR SOCRATIVE- Join with bmsflames) HOW LONG (AND AT WHAT SPEED) IT WOULD TAKE TO GET TO THE NEAREST GALAXY.
Browse by topic and show clips within a lesson to reinforce material.
Use videos during Intervention time for remediation / enrichment activities.
Activity two- Sign up
Teahcer Magic Word:
CONCEIVE (all caps)
Student Magic Word:
NAVIGATE (also caps)
Activity Three-Teaching Guides vs Courses
Pull reading passages---Guides
Implement Standards-Based Activities ---Courses
Search by standard for R&E, or to supplement your curriculum with engaging, relevant content.
Activity four- set up a class
Set up a class—From the dropdown under your name.
Look at how to get the class code
Look at how students would join your class from a students view
In the comment stream below. please share one item you saw that you will try to implement into your classroom and which of the PLC guiding questions the item would address. Then fill out the tech coach evaluation