DATE

TIME

ACTIVITY

May change depending on the weather

WHO

RESOURCES NEEDED

LOCATION

18 Sept.

15:00

onwards

Meetings with Archbold Staff

Those who prearrange with Cheryl Henderson

 

Various labs

 

18:00

Supper

ALL

None

Dining Room

 

19:00 onwards

Teaching Activities Exchange

Ranch Project

-       background probe

-       handout materials

 

Written description of Teaching Activity if you want to circulate it.

Auditorium

19 Sept.

7:30

Introductions

Synopsis of workshop evaluations and goals

-       group activity

 

Workshop Evaluations and FIRST II Goals Compiled Results

Auditorium

 

8:15

Ranch Project - Introduction (theoretical background)

-       Pre-assessment

-       Results of background probe

-       Knowledge survey

-       Inquiry learning

-       Collaborative learning

-       Assessment - rubrics

   

Auditorium

 

9:00

Depart Station for Ranch

   

Meet at Auditorium

 

9:30

At S1-S8 Ranch pastures

Review Ranch project logistics and expectations

   

Ranch

 

10:00 - 12:00

Conduct field project

   

Ranch

 

12:00 - 12:45

Bag lunch at Ranch HQ

   

Ranch HQ

 

12:45 - 13:15

Drive back to Station

   

Depart Ranch HQ

 

13:30 - 15:00

Prepare data and presentation

   

Auditorium

 

15:00 - 15:30

Break

   

Auditorium

 

15:30 - 17:30

Team presentations

 

Optional: Laptop for presentation

Auditorium

 

18:00 - 19:00

Supper at Station

   

Dining Room

 

19:00 - 21:00

Individual action plans for teaching

-       Updates from participants

Developing Individual action plans for teaching: Assessment

Peer review by other IT members

 

Course Specific Teaching Goals

Course materials for selected course

Auditorium


20 Sept.

7:00 - 8:00

Breakfast

   

Dining Room

 

8:00 - 11:00

David McConnell (University of Akron FIRST II team)

(Including active learning strategies for large classes.)

-       Student reasoning skills

-       Metaphors for teaching and learning

-       BREAK

-       Cognitive learning exercises (Bloom's taxonomy)

 

Handouts

Auditorium

 

11:00 - 11:45

Review of progress toward Project Goals (group participates)

 

Team Goals

Auditorium

 

11:45 - 13:00

Workshop evaluations and recommendations for future workshops.

Bag lunch in auditorium.

 

Evaluations

Auditorium

 

13:00 - 17:00

Optional tours - Station, Ranch, Reserve, Lake Annie

Let us know what you're interested in.