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  1. Oct 2018
    1. Think Creatively

      Read the following bullets under Think Creatively. Identify one that you can implement easily.

    2. To cultivate such a mind, he says, we need an education that features “exploration, challenging problems, and the tolerance, if not active encouragement, of productive mistakes.

      I think we do a really good job doing this. Do you agree? Why or why not?

    3. Assume shared responsibility for collaborative work, and value the individual contributions made by each team member

      Sometimes group projects are difficult to implement. How can teachers make sure the work load is equally distributed?

    4. Generally, collaboration has been accepted as a skill that’s essential to achieve meaningful and effective results. In the past decade, however, it has become increasingly clear that collaboration is not only important but necessary for students and employees, due to globalization and the rise of technology.

      Name 2-3 examples of how you give students the opportunity to collaborate.

    5. sCiEnCE – 8th GRAdEStudents interview local scientists (e.g., university researcher, local television meteorologist, medical technician) about the ways in which computer models inform their work. Students create a digital gallery of images from the different models accompanied by audio files of the interviews. Students are familiar with the use of computational models as tools to describe and predict real-world phenomena.

      Explain the communication that is taken place in this example.

    6. Communicate Clearly

      Which of the following definitions relates to your goal as a classroom teacher?

    7. Expressing thoughts clearly, crisply articulating opinions, communicating coherent instructions, motivating others through powerful speech—these skills have always been valued in the workplace and in public life.

      Are our students good communicators? Explain.

    8. a good education 50 years ago

      Do you agree or disagree with this statement?

    9. Using the ‘Four Cs’ to engage students is imperative. As educators prepare students for this new global society,

      This is why the 4C's will be DMS' focus for the 2018-2019 school year.