Making Learning Irresistible
Dr. Tim Tyson

An Exciting Learning Opportunity Designed Especially for...
Administrators and Instructional Coaches

Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center
April 19, 2010: 8:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Goal
Explore how to begin to best envision appropriate technology integration to promote a rich and immersive learning culture that produces long term, sustainable results.

Agenda
8:30
9:00 — Registration

9:00 – 9:05
— Welcome & Introduction
  • Holly Jobe, Program Manager—21st Century Teaching and Learning, PDE

9:05 – 12:00
Part I
  • Modeling Tools
    • Q & A
  • 21st Century Work and Learning
    • Which Century Are You In?
    • Motivation and What We Actually Know Motivates People & What We Do in the School Setting
      • Authentic Assessment
    • Leadership As The Key to Systemic Change
      • Strategies
    • Implications
    • Q & A
  • Laying the Foundation
    • Visioning and Mission: What Do You and Your Teachers REALLY Value
      • Strategies for Promoting Honest and Meaningful Discussion
    • Walk Throughs: What Do You REALLY Do with Instructional Time
      • Strategies for Effective Observation
    • Building a Common Vocabulary
      • Strategies
    • Effective Teaching: Collaboration As Essential and Holistic Integration
      • Strategies
    • Working With Those Who Are Most Resistant to Change
      • Strategies
    • What Can Technology Actually Do to Further the Vision and When Does It Get in the Way of Learning Outcomes
    • Q & A
12:00 – 1:00 — Lunch

1:00 – 4:00
Part II
  • Logical Next Steps
    • Authentic Moral Work
    • The Culture of Personal Best
    • Authentic Student Engagement
    • A New Taxonomy
    • Q & A
  • Concrete Examples
    • Modeling and Supporting
    • Transparency: The Importance of Pervasive Access
      • Strategies for Community
    • Literacy: Expanding the Definition
    • Q & A
  • In Closing
    • Some Big Questions to Ponder and Action
    • A Motivational Charge
    • A Concluding Thought

4:00 — Adjournment

Discussion Forum
http://drtimtyson.com/forums/discussion_questions/


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