Welcome to Adapting Project TIPS:
Teaching Interdisciplinary Problem Solving through Educational Technology
Please turn off your cell phones.
TIPS WasCreated by:Jim CarrollJoe Montecalvo
TIPS Is Our Vision for Transforming Teaching and Learning
Over 600 Bronx Secondary Teachers Implemented TIPS with thousands of students (20002005) under a $7M+ Grant
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)
Jim Carroll and Joe Montecalvo Staff Developers
Jean-Jacques Rousseau?John Dewey?Jean Piaget?Aristotle?CHARLES SCHULTZ
Facing the rear of the ship:
Facing our deck chairs toward the rear of the ship
Facing our deck chairs forward:
Facing our deck chairs forward: Transforming Teaching and Learning at
Albert Shanker School for Visual and Performing ArtsSt. Francis of Assisi
Our Vision for Transforming Teaching and Learning Students learn by constructing their own knowledge through The Public Policy Analyst (PPA)
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.
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.
Examples of Social Problems:ScienceGlobal Warming Natural Disasters
Diseases Acid Rain Pollution
Birth Defects Obesity Malnutrition
Energy Shortage Waste Management
Examples of Social Problems:Social Studies Poverty Racism Depression
Immigration Terrorism Wars
Shortage of Resources Civil Rights Quality Education
Examples of Social Problems:
Sources for ELA Problems
Short StoriesNovelsPlaysTerm Papers/Research
Our Vision for Transforming Teaching and Learning Classrooms have Internet connectivity and can collaborate on common problems.
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.
After todays workshop
There will be one workshop
After todays workshop
You will be expected to develop a PowerPoint and WebQuest
Ongoing help from staff developers in developing your WebQuest by e-mail, listserv & phone (toll free 888-443-4720)
How Will the TIPS/LTG Project Benefit You?
Any Questions?Jim Carroll, Ph.D. Syracuse Universityjcarroll@syr.eduhttp://www2.maxwell.syr.edu/plegal/ltgshanker2/ltg.html
888-443-4720 Jim or 888-440-5627 Joe
Keep Your Deck Chairs Facing Forward!!!